Optimal levels of Omega 3 and Omega 6 for a healthy coat and skin.
What is the function of omega-6 and omega-3?
Only in the last decades, have the functions of essential fatty acids been clearly understood. Essential fatty acids are components present in dietary fats and oils and are essential for health. There are two types of fatty acids, omega-6 and omega-3.
Omega-6 fatty acids are present in a lot of vegetable oils. They are necessary for healthy skin, healthy coat and also play a role in fertility and reproduction.
Omega-3 fatty acids have a lot of different functions in the body. Recently, scientific studies have demonstrated more and more the importance of omega-3 for health in humans as well as animals. Omega-3 protects the brain cells and improves learning capacities in pups. Omega-3 has natural anti-inflammatory activities which may be particularly helpful for dogs with skin, joint or intestinal problems. Further, omega-3 plays a role in the supply of oxygen to the body cell.