Essential Fatty Acids: Omega-3 vs. Omega-6

From the Show: Talk Healthy Today
Summary: What's the difference between omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids?
Air Date: 6/7/16
Duration: 27
Guest Bio: Udo Erasmus, PhD
Udo-ErasmusUdo Erasmus is an international authority on fats, oils, cholesterol, and human health. Udo received his B.Sc. in Honors Zoology from the University of British Columbia and followed this with graduate studies in Biochemistry and Genetics.

In 1980, his life took a significant turn when he was poisoned by pesticides. When conventional medicine was unable to provide help, he concluded that his health was his own responsibility and turned his attention to nutrition.

Several years of research culminated in his bestselling book, Fats that Heal, Fats that Kill, which earned him a PhD. in nutrition. In 1983, he began to pioneer technology for pressing and packaging edible, fresh oils made with health in mind. He has appeared on nationally syndicated radio and television shows and has given thousands of media interviews and lectures, educating audiences across Canada, the United States, Europe, and Australia on the components of good health.

Udo continues to develop steps toward optimum health and to perfect solutions for modern health concerns.
  • Book Title: Fats that Heal, Fats that Kill
  • Guest Twitter Account: @florahealthy
Essential Fatty Acids: Omega-3 vs. Omega-6
What's the difference between omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids?

Udo Erasmus joins host Dr. Jeffrey Burke to discuss the difference between these fatty acids and why balancing these two dietary fats is so important.

Erasmus shares easy ways to determine the ratio that’s right for you.

He also explains how combining smart dietary choices with supplements can help you get the most beneficial fats to support optimal head-to-toe health... from cardiovascular health and weight maintenance to a glowing complexion.