Anti-Inflammatory Diet | What to Eat and What to Avoid

5. Omega 6 fatty acids

Omega 6 fatty acids mainly linolenic acid that the body changes into arachidonic acid which is a major contributing factor to the process of inflammation as it is a precursor to a number of potent proinflammatory mediators like prostaglandins and leukotrienes. omega 6 fatty acids have also been shown to cause reactions with free radicals causing oxidative cell damage and inflammation. omega 6 fatty acids are mainly found in soybean oil, canola oil, corn oil, sunflower oil, peanut oil…

In order to counteract the harmful effects of omega 6 fatty acids we should load up on omega 3 fatty acids from things like fatty fish, healthy nuts and seeds which are necessary for the diet and help lower your risk of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease and protect you against all sorts of mental disorders from depression to dementia and bipolar disorder you can get polyunsaturated fatty acids  from natural fats like olive oil, butter, and coconut oil as they are all relatively low on omega 6 fatty acids