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A Few Words About Ratios

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts from Dr. John' started by Dr. John Crisler, Apr 15, 2015.

  1. Dr. John Crisler

    Dr. John Crisler Lord of the Forum Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Just saw a thread on FB, from another physicians blog, about the ratio between omega-6 and omega-3.

    Get quantum with it; it's both. The ratio is important, with respect to balance, but you still must have enough omega-3's. And not too much omega-6.

    In medicine we often see people trying to boil things down to ratios--i.e. T/E. IMPO, ratios can be useful for describing clinical response, but are not treatment goals in and of themselves.

    For instance, no matter how favorable your T/E ration, if E is too high, you will have problems. Balance is important, but the absolute value of each hormone brings its own benefits and/or detriments.
     

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