Anti-Aging Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids



Did you know omega-3 fatty acids have anti-aging properties that can help you live young?

Omega-3 fatty acids are ‘’healthy fats’’ that help prevent many chronic health conditions which helps the body live and look young!  Although foods are the best source for omega-3’s, supplements help as well. Look for products with these nutrients listed; alpha-linolenic acid, EPA eicosapentaenoic and DHA docosahexaenoic.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help the Body…

  • Reduce inflammation which can reduce risk of chronic health conditions
  • Lower the amount of lipids which reduces cholesterol and triglycerides
  • Prevent cancer cell growth
  • Decrease platelets which prevents excessive blood clotting
  • Reduce risk of obesity

[iconbox title=”Tip:” icon=”Key.png”]Recommended daily dose of omega-3 for women 1.1 grams and men 1.6 grams. Best to absorb omega-3 from foods but supplements can help as well.[/iconbox]

Conditions that Need Omega-3 Foods…

  • Here are just a few of the health conditions that can benefit from omega-3’s.
  • Hardening of the arteries – decreases platelet clotting
  • Type 2 diabetes – reduces inflammation
  • ADD / ADHD – improves ability to concentrate
  • Cardiovascular disease – reduces cholesterol and inflammation
  • Anti-Aging – reduces wrinkles, improves dry, itchy skin and thickens hair and nails

[iconbox title=”Tip:” icon=”Key.png”]Top 5 foods with omega-3 fatty acids; flax seed ground, walnuts, salmon, avocados and tofu.[/iconbox]

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List of resources, all worth checking out.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Fact Sheet from

Daily Dose: Omega-3 from

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Have Anti-Aging Effects on Cells from


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Lou Ann Donovan


Live Young With Me! Lou Ann Donovan (141 Posts)

I’m a Midwest gal who began on a journey to live a healthier life way back when I was in college. Now just like all of you, the twists and turns of my life have led me to where I am today. Passionate about healthy living, community and social media, I invite you to Live Young with me!