We all want to be healthy and make sure we are getting the correct nutrients, but at the same time, we also want value for money. Omega 3-6-9 supplements are often found alongside Omega-3 at most health food stores and pharmacies. Omega 3-6-9 is usually a mix of different oils - such as flaxseed, sunflower and fish - to provide an "ideal ratio" or "complete spectrum" of omega fats. As a consumer, this may sound appealing - why buy only Omega-3 when you can get Omega 3, 6 and 9 for a similar price?
Here are four reasons why 3-6-9 supplements are best avoided:
Unless specifically advised to do so by a healthcare professional, most people do not require a supplement containing Omega-6 and Omega-9. Instead, a high quality Omega-3 supplement and lower consumption of Omega-6 is all you need to bring your omega fats into balance.
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