This test is used to check your ratio of omega 6 to omega 3. These are essential fatty acids in the blood. On average people consume more than 10 times the amount of omega 6 as omega 3. This ratio is believed to be responsible for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. An ideal ratio is around 2:1. Usually this can be achieve through diet changes and omega 3 supplements.
This test includes (expand individual tests for details):
Essential Fatty Acids
Omega 3/Omega 6
This test will check both your Omega 3 and Omega 6 levels in order to determine your omega ratio. Including more oily fish in your diet (or supplements such as cod liver or algae oil) are effective ways of making this ratio better.