Omega 3, 6, 9 Fatty Acid Test

Although Omega-3, Omega-6 and Omega-9 Fatty Acids fulfill different functions within the body, it is proven that it is necessary to incorporate balanced proportions of Essential and Non-Essential Fatty Acids to maintain good heart health and overall well-being.

It is common to hear that we should avoid fats in our diet and this is true, but with certain nuances. Our body needs a supply of necessary fats for health, as they are indispensable for the manufacture of some hormones, the formation of cell membranes, and metabolically intervene in many processes, so they really cannot be eliminated from the diet.

In the consumption of fats it is to emphasize the benefits that contribute to the organism the Fatty Acids Omega 3, Omega 6 and Omega 9.

According to the data provided by the research, increasing the consumption of these Fatty Acids, always in a correct balance, reduces Total Cholesterol, decreases LDL-Cholesterol, (called Bad Cholesterol), lowers Triglycerides levels, prevents the appearance of clots in the arteries, reduces blood pressure, dermatological improvements, decreased oxidation, decreased inflammatory states, etc.

Our Laboratory makes a detailed study of the balance of these fatty acids, so important for your health.

What are Fatty Acids?

Essential fatty acids are substances necessary for our health, which does not produce our body and we have to contribute with our diet, Omega 3 and 6, from which the rest are synthesized.

Fatty Acids are along with sugars, the main source of energy for our body. Those that are not used immediately are stored in the form of fats; Its excess will produce obesity, and linked to it an increase of Cholesterol and the risk of cardiovascular disease.

  • Omega 3: EPA, DHA
  • Omega 6: GLA (Linolenic Acid), DGLA, AA (Arachidonic Acid)
  • Omega 9: Oleic Acid
  • C18 Trans Fatty Acids
  • Indices: AA / EPA, EPA + DHA, DLA / AA