Was curious about my O3 to O6 ratio and so I tracked my intake using this program. The result is 132% Omega-3 (1.5 g) and 60% Omega-6 (7.3 g). Is this an optimal ratio? What is the ratio supposed to be and where can I find information about this?
I don't understand how 1.5 g leads to a higher percentage than 7.3 g.
Last edited by healthy11; 04-03-2011 at 07:25 PM.
It's because chronometer is programmed using rda values and doesn't look at ratios. To get your true ratio, divide o3 : o6. You want it as close to 1:1 or better, but 1 o3 : 4 o6 is generally fairly healthy. As yours comes out in the vicinity of 1:4, you're ok-ish.
"No fate but what we make"- Sarah Connor, Terminator 2
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, steak in one hand, chocolate in the other, yelling "Holy F***, What a Ride!"
My Primal Battle Tome