Friday, April 18, 2008

Benefit of Omega or Fish Oil

Some More Important Benefits Of Fish Oil

At first I was surprised when I noticed how much attention scientists were placing on fish oil and omega 3 fatty acids, but now I see that it is popular for a reason. More and more uses are being discovered for these substances and it is only a matter of time before the whole world knows about them.

Basically, fish oil is derived from fish that live in cold water, which includes tuna, mackerel, cod, salmon and several others. Many nutrition experts recommended that people should include these types of fish in their diets because they contain both EPA and DHA, which are the two most important kinds of Omega 3 fatty acids.

The benefits of fish oil are generally related to heart health, one of the main ones being that it lowers the amount of LDL in our bodies, which is the bad type of cholesterol. It also aids in reducing the buildup of fatty deposits in one's arteries. These fatty deposits are also known as triglycerides.

Fish oil can also help increase the body's level of HDL, which is a good kind of cholesterol. It reduces blood inflammation, and it can be used to treat several different health conditions. Depression, IBD, eczema, arthritis and macular degeneration can all be treated with this substance.

There are plenty of other health benefits that fish oil provides, and if you are interested in them then you should not hesitate to speak with your doctor or a homeopathic specialist.

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