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]
List of resources, all worth checking out.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Fact Sheet from WebMD.com
Daily Dose: Omega-3 from DrOz.com
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Have Anti-Aging Effects on Cells from NaturalNews.com
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