Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)

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Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) is a major anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acid found primarily in fatty fish. This is typically compared as a ratio to Arachidonic acid (AA) is considered the main pro-inflammatory omega-6 fatty acid, which is found in foods such as vegetable oils, butter, poultry and red meat. The ratio of AA:EPA may serve as an indication of the amount of inflammation in the body.