Omega-3 fatty acids
What is omega-3 fatty acids?
The omega-3 fatty acids are very valuable for one's health. They are used in the cell membranes of nerves in the brain as well as in some other parts of the body.
EPA and DHA are most easily obtained from fatty fish, with somewhat lower amounts in virtually all seafood. Testing has found that the vegetarian diet is significantly more deficient than the non-vegetarian. Fish oil or microalgae oil supplements are simple ways of getting EPA and DHA and fish oil is very inexpensive. Flax seeds are vegetarian food source of them.
What are its benefits?
EPA and DHA have many beneficial effects on many different diseases. They work as protectors against future damage and catalyst in cure.
Omega-3 fatty acids are beneficial in:
a. Lowering Blood pressure
b. Decrease Cholesterol
c. Decrease inflammation specially in patients with arthritis
d. Helps in protecting the Lungs. Specially for smokers
e. Helps in protecting against the neuronal effects of depression, OCD, anxiety, stress on the mind
f. Helps in keeping a healthy memory and protecting against Dementia
Recommended Dose- 2-3 capsules per day or consult your physician for the same.