Omega 3 (Fish oil) - doctor

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الخميس، 19 مايو 2022

Omega 3 (Fish oil)

Omega 3 is an essential fatty acid (EFA), also known as omega 3 oils and fish oils

which are polyunsaturated fatty acids

:There are three types of omega_3 fatty acids

 Alpha _ linolenic acid (ALA)

Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)
 Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)
.DHA and EPA are found in fish and other seafood. ALA is found mainly in plant oils
 .In addition, our bodies can convert small amounts of ALA into DHA and EPA

?what is Omega_3 used for

First of all, people need to know that omega-3 is just a nutrient, thus omega three is defined as a supplement not a medicine

:omega_3 is good for

  • Reducing chances of heart attack
  • Improving bone and joint health
  • Reducing the process of inflammation 
  • Losing weight
  • Having lower blood pressure
  • Promoting brain health
  • And having lower cholesterol 

?Are there any side effects of Omega_3

Actually, the answer is yes. Some people complained that they have recognized some symptoms while using Omega_3 oils such as: bad breath, nausea, headaches, heartburn, nausea and diarrhea
High doses of omega_3 could increase bleeding time

:Daily amount and sources

:The daily amount of fish oil is only 3g per day, human bodies can get this amount from
  • Fish and seafood
  • Plant oils
  • Nuts and seeds
During pregnancy Omega_3 is vitally important, it helps both brain and  eyes to function correctly 
As a result, Omega three plays crucial role to improve human health