Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, "good fats", are found in various foods and are essential for both horse and humans and have too many proven benefits to ignore:
Improved skin and hair coat quality
Reduced arthritic pain
Omega Fatty Acids for Horses
As you look at your horses’ diet, it is important to remember that horses need a balance of both omega-3 and -6 fatty acids for optimal health and performance. One isn’t necessarily better than the other; they simply have different roles in the body and must be in balance with each other for optimal health. As herbivores and nomadic grazers, horses are naturally adapted to a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids (ALA) compared to read on...
Omega Fatty Acids for Humans
When it comes to fat, there’s one type you don’t want to cut back on: omega-3 fatty acids. They can help your health in many ways. Fish oil supplements can lower elevated triglyceride levels. Having high levels of this blood fat puts you at risk for heart disease. Rheumatoid arthritis. Fish oil supplements can curb stiffness and joint pain. Omega-3 supplements also seem to boost the effectiveness of anti-inflammatory drugs. Some researchers have found that cultures that eat foods with high levels of omega-3s have lower levels of read on...