Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)(LNA), Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) fall in the first of two EFA categories. They're Omega 3 Fatty Acids (FAs). Our bodies don't make LNA, so we must get it through food sources. All three of these FAs can be found in certain types of seafood, nuts, dairy products, grains, cooking oils, and vegetables. Our bodies do make EPA from LNA and make DHA from EPA.
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