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Research will evaluate daily supplementation of omega-3 highly unsaturated fatty acids (HUFAs) in relation to risks of mental illness and suicide among veterans who are determined to be at increased risk for suicidal behaviors.
2002) suggested that snail require n-3 highly unsaturated fatty acids as essential fatty acids in diets for normal growth, and plant oil could be used as an energy source when n-3 highly unsaturated fatty acids requirement is satisfied.
Dr Alex Richardson, of the Imperial College School of Medicine in London, says: "All of us need long-chain highly unsaturated fatty acids - they are truly essential to life.