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Fatty acids are essential for health. Some our bodies can synthesize – “necessary”, and some can only be obtained through the diet – “essential” fatty acids. For those that can be synthesized metabolically, most populations are still not consuming enough foods required for optimal synthesis and health. Whether dietary fatty acids are essential, or necessary there is often confusion about benefits and sources. This infographic breaks it down in a simple sharable format and helps you target the right fatty acids for your products and for optimal health.

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