Essential Fatty Acids & the Endocannabinoid System
My latest (third? fourth?) article on cannabinoid science for Project CBD deals with omega fatty acids and the key role of the endocannabinoid system in mediating health effects (both good and bad) associated with dietary intake of these essential compounds.
It begins: "A 2002 article in the journal Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy was one of the first to call attention to a health problem that has only grown over the last two decades (as evidenced by the paper’s more than 3,900 citations to date): an imbalance of omega-6 and omega-3 essential fatty acids in the Western diet."
Read the rest right here.