According to scientists, we need to boost our intake of omega 3 fatty acids, but can we trust health claims on packages? Sheila Dillon explores the issues.

According to scientists, we need to dramatically increase our intake of omega 3 fatty acids and reduce our intake of omega 6 fatty acids to achieve a healthy balance. It is a controversial debate with all sorts of vested interests at stake.

As manufacturers add omega 3 to a whole host of products, consumers can be left confused in the face of claim and counter claim. What can they believe? What is in the products we buy anyway, and how much does it matter?

Sheila Dillon explores the issues.

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Mon 26 Oct 2009 16:00

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