If people stay healthy, less health care treatments need to be paid. Alternatively, health care treatments are uneconomical and unethical when they only remove signs and symptoms and leave the primary cause neglected and unchanged to cause future harm.

Neglected preventable causes continue to cause massive health-related financial loss in the US. Monitoring imbalances of omega-3 and omega-6 hormone precursors in individuals can increase awareness and motivation for making efforts to prevent this pervasive diet-related cause of dysfunction, disease and financial loss.

We now have low-cost tools for individuals to monitor their balance of omega-3 and omega-6 hormone precursors and to identify and choose foods that will maintain a desired balance and a desired quality of life.