29 Jul '14, 12pm

Are Omega–3 Essential Fatty Acids bad for skin? The Beauty Brains Show episode 41: Are omega-3 fatty acids goo...

Then the Burrs began reintroducing fats into the rats’ diet one at a time until they determined that oils rich in certain polyunsaturated fatty acids (like corn oil and linseed oil) could completely reverse these skin conditions. Oils containing only saturated fatty acids (coconut oil, butter) did not solve the problem. And that’s how the importance of polyunsaturated fatty acids was discovered. It has since been determined that essential fatty acid deficiency (EFAD) in humans also causes symptoms of dermatitis such as scaling and dryness.

Full article: http://thebeautybrains.com/2014/07/29/are-omega-3-essenti...

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