These fatty acids are commonly found in plant oils and marine. Some of the potential health benefits of these fatty acids supplementation are divisive. They are the fatty acids that are not synthesized by our body but are essential for the normal body functions, like controlled blood clotting and development of cell membrane in brain.
Omega 3 fatty acids have a lot potential as they can help in curing the diseases like cancer, lupus, inflammatory bowel disease and rheumatoid arthritis. There are majorly two types of omega 3 fatty acids in our diets: one is ALA, found in green vegetables, and the other is EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) and DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid), found mostly in fatty fishes. However both are beneficial for development of our metabolism.