OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS
Omega-3 Fatty Acids are derived from the body oils of deep cold-water fish or flaxseed oil. They reduce the risk of atherosclerosis and cancer. They prevent blood platelets from sticking together (makes the blood less sticky); thins the blood and improves blood flow. They lower bad cholesterol and triglycerides. They help prevent heart attacks and strokes; lowers blood pressure; enhances the immune system. They help prevent depression and elevate mood; offers protection against migraines and kidney disease. They reduce the signs and symptoms of psoriasis, eczema, and rheumatoid arthritis. They keep the skin, hair and nails healthy.
EPA & DHA are Omega-3 Fatty Acids which are present in fish body oils have the potential for improving the health of cardio-vascular system. Medical reports show that as the amount of EPA in the diet increases, the risk of coronary heart disease decreases. In a nutshell, EPA from fish oils lowers serum cholesterol & triglyceride levels, make your blood less viscous, thinner & less sticky, less prone to clump together. Diets of Eskimo and coastal Japanese are rich in the Omega-3 Fatty Acids, EPA & DHA. Their death rate from heart attacks is much lower when compared to the Western man. DHA is a major component of the brain and retina, and has a possible role in nerve transmission. Research has shown that many migraine suffers have experienced some relief from consuming Omega-3 Fatty Acids.
Formulas that contain OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS: Heart