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Given so few plant sources(around 6-7) of ALA, how do Apes get ALA in the wild?

Are they able to convert it into DHA in satisfactory amounts?

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  • $\begingroup$ I am not sure they as much as a human, at least their brain is smaller afaik. and humans need is mostly for the membrane of brain cells. Another thought that from cardiovascular perspective you can compensate the missing omega-3 with omega-9. At least I have pretty good LDL/HDL ratio and I eat mostly omega-9 from olives instead of omega-3. We don't have sea nearby... $\endgroup$ – inf3rno Mar 12 at 3:53

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