Omega-3. One must eat. This is important, but do we really know why?
First, you should know that omega-3s are unsaturated fats (good fats). There monounsaturated including Omega-6 and Omega-9 and polyunsaturated fats that are omega-3.
Our body needs Omega-3 since it does not produce essential fatty acids like Omega-3. Like vitamins, they must be supplied by our diet. We should consume 650mg per day while the average North American is 130mg. So we are well below our minimum daily.
Found naturally in the Omega-3 anchovies, mackerel, herring, sardines, salmon and seaweed. Omega-3 is also present in flaxseed oil but it takes 15 c. Tea linseed oil 1/4 c. to fish oil to get the same amount of Omega-3 tea. So many calories for little benefit. It is the same for the other sources of plant origin.
What are the cells benefits of Omega-3?
- The electrical current passes between nerve cells better
- The water makes the cells more easily
- Oxygen and carbon dioxide flows better
- Nutrients (amino acids, sugars, etc.) and mineral salts are more easily assimilated by the cells.
What are the health benefits of Omega-3?
- Maintaining good overall health
- Maintaining a healthy cells, skin
- They have an important role in the elasticity and permeability of the cell membrane
- They contribute to cognitive health and brain function (mood, protection against depression)
- They contribute to the normal development of the brain, eyes and nerves in children under 18 years
- Maintenance and support cardiovascular health
- Coagulation and reduction in blood viscosity
- Reduction of blood pressure by dilating blood vessels
- They are a natural anti-inflammatory
- Pain reduction (inflammation) caused by rheumatoid arthritis, if used in conjunction with conventional therapy.
What do you think of Omega-3?