Omega 3 fatty acids

Omega 3 fatty acids

10-11-2015
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What you can achieve by taking it
  • Omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) reduce triglyceride level significantly in the human body
  • Regular omega-3 supplementation may decrease the risk of cardiovascular diseases
  • Omega-3 fatty acids have a positive effect on mood, since EPA is the main essential fatty acid in the nervous system
  • They may decrease the symptoms of depression
  • They support tissue regeneration, which is especially important in athletes
  • Omega-3 fatty acids regulates the prostaglandin level which is essential in the function of vital organs
  • They have a positive effect on the immune system
  • Regular omega-3 supplementation contributes to the optimal function of the reproductive system

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What omega-3 fatty acids really are

The omega-3 name refers to a whole family of fatty acids. The best sources of omega-3 fatty acids are krill oil and fish oil that contain extraordinary high quantities of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). These fatty acids have a positive physiological effect that justifies regular omega-3 supplementation; they have the greatest health benefits. The most common omega-3 fatty acid is the alpha-linolenic acid, from which the body can produce EPA and DHA, although this is the least active substance biologically. Therefore, it is more appropriate to use omega-3 sources like fish oil and krill oil that contain high quantities of the biologically active forms, EPA and DHA. These two fatty acids are the most important omega-3 fatty acids for the human body. The omega-3 fatty acids are essential since the human body is unable to synthetize them, therefore we have to provide them from natural sources to our body.

Why it is worth using

The consumption of omega-3 fatty acids is one of the best thing you can do for the health of your body. The omega-3 fatty acids, mainly the outstanding EPA and DHA have proven anti-inflammatory effect, they are excellent immune boosters, they help to prevent cancer and cardiovascular diseases, have a beneficial effect on hormone production and help to maintain the health of the joints. And if that' s not enough, both fatty acids are instant nutrients for the brain, besides, they may improve the cognitive function and usually help to decrease or even cease depression symptoms. And we are no near finished the list of the positive physiological effects. Summary:

  • Omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) reduce triglyceride level significantly in the human body
  • Regular omega-3 supplementation may decrease the risk of cardiovascular diseases
  • Omega-3 fatty acids have a positive effect on mood, since EPA is the main essential fatty acid in the nervous system
  • They may decrease the symptoms of depression
  • They support tissue regeneration, which is especially important in athletes
  • Omega-3 fatty acids regulates the prostaglandin level which is essential in the function of vital organs
  • They have a positive effect on the immune system
  • Regular omega-3 supplementation contributes to the optimal function of the reproductive system

Further benefits

People taking omega-3 products regularly often report significant improvement of the cognitive function and according to certain studies these fatty acids may have positive effect on the blood glucose level as well. Omega-3 fatty acids have further benefits, like supporting muscle build (by enhancing regeneration), stimulating glycogen storage in the muscles and they have a positive effect on fat metabolism as well. Therefore if your purpose is to loose some fat, an omega-3 product may be beneficial, even it seems contradictory to eat fat in order to loose fat.

How to use it

On average by consuming 1000 mg omega-3 fatty acid a day you should expect the above detailed benefits; you can cover it by consuming about 2000 mg of fish oil. A better solution is to consume 3000 mg fish oil and 1000-1500 mg krill oil to cover your EPA and DHA requirement.

Side effects

Not known.

Contraindications

Special care should be taken in case of fish and crustacean allergy when these types of products are used. It doesn’t applies to linseed oil, but it contains small amounts of EPA and DHA only.

Interactions

Not known.

Prohibitions and restrictions

Not applicable.



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