Omega-3 is a type of fat which our human body cannot make on its own. Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for us and we get it from the food we eat. Mostly walnut, flax seeds and several fish contains omega-3 fatty acids through which we can have in our food but very few people know about it.
Nowadays, we also have an option to have Omega-3 fatty acids as supplements which contain 2 types of Omega-3 fatty acids in fish- EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) which is very beneficial for health.
In this blog, we are going to discuss the benefits of Omega-3, how it can help improve your health in winters and how to consume.
Can Reduce the Risk of Heart attack
Nowadays, heart attacks and strokes have become the world’s leading causes of death. Even a person of age 25 or less is having heart issues due to stress and improper diet. It has been observed that communities who eat fish have a low risk of these diseases. This we can link with omega-3 consumption.
Omega-3 fatty acids can increase the ‘good’ HDL cholesterol level thus neutral the blood pressure levels and keep blood platelets from clumping together.
May prevent Cancer
Omega-3 fatty acids are so good for your health that it can reduce the risk of certain cancers. The study shows that people who consume Omega-3 can have up to 60% lower risk of cancers like colon cancer, prostate cancer in men and breast cancer in women.
May help in Weight Loss
Obesity is a starting point of many diseases, including type 2 disease, heart disease and even cancer. Today globally, about 40% of adults are overweight and 15% are obese.
For this, Omega-3 can help you reduce the risk factor for heart diseases and improve body composition. Moreover, it will give the best results with proper diet and exercise daily and improve your weight management.
Effective in depression and anxiety
Due to workload, broken hearts and increased stress level, most of the people are suffering from depression and anxiety. It is said that depression or anxiety will be the second largest cause of several diseases by 2030.
With an increase of depression in society, Omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce the depression and also manage your lower blood level to normal.
Omega-3 is Best for your Skin
Omega-3 fat not only improve your skin but also manage oil production and hydration of your skin, prevent your skin by the premature sign of ageing, safeguard against sun damage and reduce the risk of acne.
Omega-3 fatty acids help to improve your cell membranes, which results in soft, supple, moist and wrinkle-free skin.
How to Consume Omega-3?
You can take Omega-3 fatty acids as a supplement, it’s already available in the market in vegetarian and fish oil. You can go Amway Omega-3 as I personally used it and found effective and if you want vegetarian then go for Sami-Direct Omega-3.
You can consume Omega-3 capsules every day after dinner, 2hours before sleep for 3 months as recommended by the doctor. As per Indian weather, Fish oil Omega-3 is recommended in winters and vegetarian one can be taken in a season.
It will be perfect if you take EPA (180mg) and DHA (120mg) as standard as per Indian need.
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