Types of Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Although there a large number of different types of omega 3 fatty acids, the ones that are most crucial to human health are alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA).

In this section, you'll find a guide to these major omega 3 fatty acids, along with a look at the other, less common varieties.