Top 10 Best Benefits of Omega-3 In Your Diet

In this list you will find 10 reasons you need Omega-3 in yours and your family’s diet


You may not realize it right now, but your body craves Omega-3. Fat is something that many individuals try to avoid on a daily basis, however, it is vitally important for proper function of the mind & body and the benefits stretch across all ages…from children to seniors.

In this list you will find 10 reasons you need Omega-3 in yours and your family’s diet

 

  1. 1 Improves Children’s Learning Ability

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    Omega-3 fats are beneficial to children – along with behavioral and mood issues, Omega-3s are also linked to children’s learning ability. 

  2. 2 Helps Cholesterol Levels

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    Omega-3s are beneficial to the heart – one of the reasons is because they help lower bad cholesterol levels as well as fats in the blood. 

  3. 3

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    Individuals that have diabetes usually have low HDL levels and high triglyceride levels. Omega-3 can help even out these levels. In addition to this, Omega-3 can help lower apoproteins. 

  4. 4 Helps Reduce Depression

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    By getting the proper amount of Omega-3s in your diet, you can reduce the level of anxiety and depression – these fatty acids act like antidepressants. It can also help reduce various mental ailments, such as bipolar disorder. 

  5. 5 ADHD

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    Children that have ADHD will more than likely have low levels of Omega-3s. In one study, scientists examined 100 boys and found that those boys that had lower levels of Omega-3s had more behavioral and learning problems than those who had normal Omega-3 levels. 

  6. 6 Heart Health

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    The American Heart Association has stated that by consuming the proper amount of Omega-3s, you can reduce fatty plaques that are inside artery walls and lower high blood pressure. Omega-3 can also help decrease the risk of stroke, heart attacks and abnormal heartbeats. 

  7. 7 Digestion

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    If you are suffering from IBS, then you may want to look into eating foods that are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. Numerous studies have indicated that by including Omega-3s in your diet, it can relieve the symptoms of IBS & other digestive issues. 

  8. 8 Helps Ease the Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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    Omega-3s probably won’t help with slowing down the progression of this form of arthritis, but Omega-3’s hold the key to reduce the inflammation. So, Omega-3 can be used to help ease that morning stiffness and joint pain. 

  9. 9 Helps with Various Skin Disorders

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    If you have a diet rich in Omega-3s, it can help reduce signs and symptoms of eczema, acne and psoriasis. This is because Omega-3s help reduce inflammation, which just so happens to be the underlying cause of various skin conditions. 

  10. 10 Reduce Your Risk of Cancer

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    Researches have stated that by eating foods that are rich in Omega-3 fats, you can reduce the risk of getting breast cancer, colon cancer, and prostate cancer. Why? Because Omega-3s suppress inflammation, which is a regent for certain forms of cancers. 

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