Omega-6 is another set of essential polyunsaturated fatty acids. Omega-6 includes linoleic acid, gamma-linoleic acid and arachidonic acid. Some high concentrate sources of omega-6's are vegetables oils such as, corn, sunflower, soybean, primrose, borage seed, and black currant seed oils. Omega-6's are elements of cell membranes and participate in cell signaling and epithelial cell function. Arachidonic acid is an important component of the central nervous system, as well as the lipids in the grey matter of the brain, and may work as a neurotransmitter. Omega-6's are also capable of creating two types of prostaglandins, which help with energy production, the maintenance of water in the kidneys, and more. It is important to receive a balanced amount of omega-6's and omega-3's in the diet to ensure optimal health.
At the time, Omega-6 has no recorded interactions with other drugs or supplements.
Omega-6 has the ability to raise triglyceride levels, be cautious when using.
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