What you need to know

What you need to know

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1.Asthma. A diet high in omega-3 s lowers inflammation.

2.Blood fat (triglycerides). High risk for heart disease.

3.Rheumatoid arthritis. Fish oil supplements (EPA+DNA) can curb stiffness and joint pain.

4.Baby development. DNA appears to be important for visual and neurological development in infants.

5.Depression. Some researchers have found that cultures that eat foods with high levels of omega-3 s have lower of depression.

 

Where to Get Omega 3 s

When possible, try to get omega-3 fatty acids from foods rather than supplements. Have to eat fish high in DNA and EPA omega-3 fatty acids two to three times a week.

 

These include:

1.Tuna

2.Lake trout

3.Sardines

4.Salmon (wild has more omega-3 s than farmed)

5.Mackerel

6.Herring

7.Anchovies