Lifestyle food habits affect the omega-3 and omega-6 EFA eaten by individuals. The habits lead to a wide range of EFA balance in body tissues. For balance in health and wellness, THE TISSUE IS THE ISSUE, and a useful approach to effective preventive nutrition is RECIPE REPAIR.
Diverse lifestyle food habits – Omega-3 and omega-6 fats compete for “shelf space” in the HUFA of tissues. The balance of omega-6 in HUFA can range from 15% to 85%. Ethnic food choices by Greenland, Japanese, Mediterranean, and American populations give a balance of omega-6 in HUFA near 30%, 50%, 60%, and 80%, respectively.
Human food habits depend on what food is available in the immediate environment.
Changing food habits in the 20th century neglected the consequences of HUFA Balance.
Updated September, 2017