Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty AcidsBy Sanya Bajaj - 30 October 2018
We mostly eat Omega 6 in our diet, as they are present in vegetables, meat and oils. But, increasing the intake of omega 3 fatty acids is also very important for our body as it has many health and brain benefits that you might not even know. Read on to find out the amazing things they can do for you:
1. Helps in taking proper sleep
People who consume omega 3 fatty acids in their diet, sleep well. Omega 3 helps our body in making substance such as the hormone melatonin which is involved in helping us take proper sleep.
2. Help prevent cardiovascular problems
Omega-3s have long been linked to better heart healths. Also some scientists believe there is compelling evidence that doctors should use omega-3 fatty acid therapy for preventing both primary and secondary cardiovascular diseases
4. It can relieve PMS
PMS is something that is very common among people nowadays. Having Omega 3 fatty acids in your diet daily helps in controlling it as it decreases the psychological signs of PMS. Not only this, it also helps one with physical issues and other issues like that of bloating and breast softness.
5. Improves Eye Health
DHA, a type of omega-3, is a main structural element of the brain and retina of the eye. If you do not get enough of this DHA it can lead to vision problems. Omega 3 reduces the risk of macular degeneration, which is one of the main causes of permanent eye damage and blindness.
6. Promote Brain Health During Pregnancy and Early Life
Omega 3 plays an important role during pregnancy. Taking omega 3 during pregnancy is very beneficial for the Child as it helps in the development of the child’s brain, decreases the risk of developmental delay, less behavioural problems, and decreases the risk of ADHD, autism and cerebral palsy.