A large percentage of the human brain consists of fats, including several essential fats which the body cannot produce and must obtain from food sources. Omega 3-, 6 and 9 essential fats are very important for brain development and function, Fruits, vegetables, seeds and plant oils (including margarine) are rich in Omega 6 and 9 and a healthy diet will provide an ample supply. Omega 3 is absolutely vital for our brains and overall health and less readily available. Best source of Omega 3 is fish. If your diet does not include fish at least 3 times a week, consider taking more than one soft gel per day. Ask your pharmacist or doctor for advice .