Health Benefits Of Fish Oil

Simple attention to lifestyle such as eating oily fish containing omega-3 fatty acids, not smoking, reducing fat in our diet and getting regular exercise will increase our chances of a long and healthy life.
Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA health benefits

Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA health benefits

Fish oil capsules might appear to be one such food supplement fad; but in this case it looks as though the claims are well founded.

  1. Prevent heart disease
    It was back in the 1970s when we first observed that the Greenland Eskimos had low levels of heart disease despite their eating a high fat, high cholesterol diet, and being heavy smokers.
  2. Best sources of EPA and DHA
    Fish oil contains chemicals called omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. These chemicals are conveniently abbreviated to DHA and EPA.
  3. Healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels
    They lower the levels of triglycerides and cholesterol in the blood, and they reduce the blood levels of various inflammation causing chemicals.
  4. Help for rheumatoid arthritis sufferers
    Possible beneficial effects in treating diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.
  5. Prevent blood clots and associated illnesses, like stroke
    The omega 3 fatty acids also have an anti-clotting effect similar to that of low dose aspirin.

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