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Are B Vitamins Dependent on Omega-3 Fats?

July 15, 20159 min
Recent research suggests that B vitamins may only have benefit to those who have high levels of omega-3s.Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids. They are essential for a healthy life, as they promote healthy brain function, lower heart disease risk and reduce your risk of type-2 diabetes.Vitamins are micro-nutrients that help grow, repair and protect your body from oxidative damages. Your body does not produce vitamins naturally, and therefore they must be obtained through food or supplements.Vitamin B (there are several kinds) is water soluble and essential for your metabolism. However, recent research suggests that B vitamins may only have benefit to those who have high levels of omega-3s.Why are B vitamins dependent on omega-3 fatty acids?Listen in as Dr. Mike shares the latest findings on essential B vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids.

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