Omega-3 - A global deficiency

a map of the world showing which regaions ahve been shown to have low levels of omega-3

A recent global survey found that healthy adults in many regions around the world have low levels of Omega-3 in the bloodstream. Omega-3 deficiency is associated with a higher risk of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes.

Adults in many regions around the world have low to very low levels of omega-3 fatty acids

Regions classified as having very low omega-3 levels included North, South and Central America, Central and Southern Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Africa. Only those regions with indigenous or coastal populations who have not adopted Westernized diets were classified as having adequate levels of omega-3