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. A good 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 for different ethnic food choices differs from 15% to 85% omega-6 in HUFA: Greenland (30%), Japanese (50%), Mediterranean (60%), and American (80%).
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.
Genes affecting HUFA formation differ for African-Americans and European-Americans
Updated January, 2018