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fish oil vitamins, their benefits and side effects

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 1 1

You hear about the health benefits of fish oil all time although sometimes, you doubt whether all of the information is true or just a marketing strategy. This article might just repeat what you have heard but included are the explanations to illustrate the many advantages of including fish oil in your diet. Read on and let the words lessen, if not wipe out, your uncertainties.

One of the most common and researched of all benefits related to fish oil vitamins is related the heart. In fact, sometimes many people mention fish oil vitamins but it's really that theirs a great amount of omega 3 fatty acids that that makes fish oil so healthy! Omega 3 is known to be heart friendly as it lowers bad choles

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terol while increasing the good ones. The American Heart Association (AHA) actually stated that clinical trials have proven omega 3 to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Besides that, it prevents the accumulation of triglycerides thus avoiding the onset of atherosclerosis. It also prevents abnormal rhythmic beating of the heart which is especially dangerous for patients diagnosed with CVD because it may lead to stroke.

It is also good in reducing inflammations. This property acts well on ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, sprue, Crohn's disease and others. It is also prescribed against arthritis as it alleviates pain in the long run and reduces the strength of enzymes destroying the cartilages. Consuming fish oil in addition prevents the increase of pro-inflammatory markers which characterizes serious illness associated with inflammation like heart disease, cancer, etc.

Fish oil is, along with vitamin A, one of the most popular of all supplements or vitamins for skin improvements. Knowing that it has anti-inflammatory properties and the ability to inhibit androgen formation, psoriasis, eczema, acne and others improve with intake or application of the oil on the infected areas of the skin. Besides that, it reduces moisture loss, so addressing dry skin and sunburn, leaving you to walk around with healthy smooth and well-hydrated skin.

As you can see so far fish oil has many benefits but you might be wondering about the

Another benefit is in relieving nervous disorders. The omega 3 is effective against depression, anxiety, stress, mental fatigue, bipolar disorder, suicidal tendencies and others. Studies are being done to prove that fish oil can stabilize mood by maintain the proper functioning of dopamine and serotonin, the major players of mental health. Moreover, the DHA component of the said oil prevents the occurrence and progression of Alzheimer's disease. It increases the production of LR11, a protein that prevents the formation of "plaques" in the neurons of the brain.

Fish oil is good for pregnant women and unborn children. Sufficient supply of omega 3 during pregnancy decreases the development of preeclampsia as it lowers blood pressure, incidence of preterm labor, delivery of low birth weight infants and postpartum depression. To the unborn child, it contributes to the development of his brain and the nervous system.

For bonuses, fish oil is also good for the eyes especially against age-related macular degeneration. The retina's essential fatty acid is actually made of 60% DHA. What's more, omega 3 fights hair loss and that it nourish the follicles for growth of healthy hair. Studies also reveal that it increases the effectiveness of exercise in losing weight.

Obviously, including fish oil in your diet by consuming salmon, lake trout, yellow fin tuna, herring, mackerel and others or simply taking supplements from trusted manufacturers benefits you with all of those mentioned above.


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Jun 28, 2010 12:44am
kims3003
Nicely done! Great information written with a fantastic writing style A+!
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