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Getting a sufficient amount of omega-3 fatty acids in your diet can squelch inflammation and reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, inflammation-related cancers, and other health problems. Unfortunately, because of our love of processed and fast foods, many of us get far too much omega-6 fatty acids in our diets, which block the absorption of the small amount of omega-3s we eat.
To compensate, it’s important to step up your intake of omega-3s. (To review some of the important facts ...