Why Your Omega 3/6 Ratio is More Important Than Your Cholesterol Numbers!

Dr. Christine Sauer, MD ND
14 min readMar 4, 2020
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If you are like most people, your cholesterol numbers are measured regularly by your doctor and if he/she deems them elevated, you may be prescribed a cholesterol-lowering drug like a statin to lower your heart disease risk.

But does science support this?

You may be surprised to hear that the real truth may be different, and that the omega 3/6 index is a much better measure of longtime health and survival than your cholesterol.

In the article below I describe evidence-backed benefits for different issues.

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Table of Contents:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Benefits for Heart Health
  3. Benefits for Brain and Mental Health
  4. Benefits for Type 2 Diabetes
  5. Benefits for Skin Health​​​
  6. Benefits for Eye Health​​​
  7. Benefits for Pregnancy, Infants and Children
  8. Benefits For Longevity and Healthy Aging
  9. Benefits for Back and Joint Pain
  10. Benefits for the Immune System
  11. Benefits for Fitness
  12. Food Sources of Omega 3's
  13. Supplementation
  14. Do You Get Enough?

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1. Chemistry:

An omega−3 fatty acid is a fatty acid with multiple double bonds, where the first double bond is between the third and fourth carbon atoms from the end of the carbon atom chain. “Short chain” omega−3 fatty acids have a chain of 18 carbon atoms or less, while “long chain” omega−3 fatty acids have a chain of 20…

Dr. Christine Sauer, MD ND

German-trained physician, Brain & Mental Health Professional, Educator and Coach; Helping Rising Stars to Sparkle — https://docchristine.com