What are the benefits of Omega 3 fish oil?


Fish oil is commonly used for its nutritional supplements. It is rich in omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 3 is full of healthy components that help the human body to stay safe from numerous diseases. Three types of omega 3 fatty acids are very essential for health – 

  • EPA
  • ALA
  • DHA

Benefits of omega 3 fish oil – 

  1. It helps with mental health. Omega 3 fatty acids help to fight depression and anxiety. Depression has become a serious health issue throughout the world. With passing days, even more, people are going through this disorder. The most common symptoms of depression are weariness, sadness, and losing interest in life. Anxiety, on the other hand, has taken a toll on millions of people. 

According to studies, people who take EPA omega 3 supplements daily are less likely to undergo these mental disorders.

  1. Omega 3 fish oil is good for the well-being of human eyes. DHA is a major component that takes care of the retina. Regular DHA consummation reduces any risk of macular degeneration which is a major cause of eye damage. 
  2. Intake of omega 3 fish oil supplement improves brain health. It is even more important to include omega 3 during pregnancy. DHA is very crucial for brain development. Children are advised to take omega 3 from infancy. Consuming it during the pregnancy period will help the new-born with –
  • Developed intellect
  • Good communication skills
  • Less behavioral issues
  • Reduced risk of cerebral palsy, ADHD, autism, and serious diseases
  1. Hearth risks are reduced very much with omega 3 consumption. It is scientifically proved that communities that eat fish are less likely to go through heart issues. Omega 3 fish oil helps to –
  • Manage blood pressure
  • Reduce triglycerides
  • Maintains HDL cholesterol
  • Prevent plaque
  • Inflammation
  1. Omega 3 fish oil holds nutrients that reduce symptoms of metabolic syndrome. By taking care of heart health, blood pressure, triglycerides help to fight obesity which is a primal symptom of metabolic syndrome.
  2. The advantageous nutrients in omega 3 help to fight inflammation. It contributes to reducing the production of the substances which are linked to inflammation. Not taking care of inflammation at an early stage can cause it to harm the human body severely. 
  3. Fish oil’s supplement works against Alzheimer’s disease. 
  4. It can prevent cancer. It has been scientifically proven that omega 3 can reduce multiple risks of cancer. People who consume omega 3 supplements have approximately a 55% lower risk of colon cancer. Omega 3 even reduces the risk of prostate cancer for men. It helps to lessen the chances of breast cancer for women. 
  5. Omega 3 helps children very significantly. It can work against asthma. Intaking the supplements reduces the risks of chronic disease. 
  6. It helps to reduce liver fat. Omega 3 supplements are highly recommended to people with NAFLD.

Sum Up

Fish oil’s supplement works to improve bone and joint health conditions. It boosts calcium in bones and strengthens them. Omega 3 can ease menstrual pain to a great extent. Reportedly, women who consume the supplements regularly have lesser menstrual pain.

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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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Mary Jones
Mary Jones
3 years ago

Very useful article. Yes, it’s essential to care about our health. And I believe that it’s better to prevent problems, than to get rid of them. I always try to look for the info online, which is connected to healthy living, different products, etc. I love cooking, so a lot of time I dedicate to looking for new healthy receipts and products. And when I was Googling something. I came across one article about one type of oil, does canola oil go bad and its’ benefits. I’ve never used it, and now I know everything about it.

3 years ago

well done