Omega fatty acids are lacking in most of our diets in the correct, balanced amounts. It is crucial that this is addressed for optimal health as omega fatty acids are needed for our body to function normally and prevent illness and disease.
Omega–3 Fatty Acids DHA & EPA
Omega-3 fatty acids DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) can be found in a number of foods in which are recommended to be consumed 2 – 3 times per week to ensure your body receives an optimal amount. Nuts, seeds and especially oily fish are particularly high in Omega-3
Omega fatty acids can help to reduce elevated levels of blood lipids (triglycerides), balancing LDL and HDL cholesterol which can reduce your risk of heart disease, it can also be beneficial to those who tend to suffer with stiffness and joint pain such as rheumatoid arthritis; and recent evidence suggests that Omega's may prevent neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease and dementia.