Is there a type of omega fatty acid that is not necessary as a supplement if you have meat?

Hello!  What an interesting questions about omega fatty acids!  

Here's a quick lesson about omega fatty acids.  Omega fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats.  These types of fats are ones that our bodies don't produce so we need to find them in the foods we eat.  They are also called essential fatty acids because we need to find them in food.

Omega-3 fatty acids are found mostly in fatty fish or cold water fish.  Think salmon, mackerel, or anchovies.  You can also find them in vegetarian forms, such as in walnuts and flax seeds.

Omega-6 fatty acids are mostly found in vegetable oils, like corn oil, soybean oil.  Check out this question about using vegetable oils, sparingly.  You can also find them in walnuts, sunflowers seeds, almonds and cashews.  

As you can see there are good sources to get these kinds of fatty acids, even if you don't like to eat fish.  Animal meat, like beef, chicken and pork, unfortunately, are not good sources for these types of healthy fats.  

You can find more information here to learn more about healthy fats.

All the best!

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