Are You Taking Fish Oil Daily?
When I first started taking fish oil a few years back I was a bit skeptical, but now when I forget to take my fish oil for an extended period of time my body lets me know loud and clear – TAKE YOUR FISH OIL FRANK!
I’m sure when you finish reading the following article you’ll have a better understanding as to the benefits fish oil will provide you and trust me the list is long and extremely valuable to your longterm health.
10 Fish Oil Benefits Proven Beyond Medicine
According to a recent study at Harvard University – omega-3 fatty acid deficiency is officially one of the top 10 causes of death in America.
Fish oil benefits are used in the treatment of many health issues including: heart disease, ADHD, anxiety, depression, high cholesterol, inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis, alzheimer’s disease, eczema, diabetes, cancer, weakened immunity, autoimmune disease and macular degeneration.
Also, it’s been proven to aid the body in weight loss, fertility, healthy pregnancy, healthy skin and increased energy.
Most of the health benefits of fish oil are because it is one of natures’ richest sources of omega-3 fatty acids like Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA).
While fish oil benefits are numerous there are some false claims on how to use this incredible supplement but in this article we will go over the proven scientific evidence to demonstrate the true benefits of fish oil.
Omega-3 Deficiency Side Effects
Many of Americans’ health problems can be traced back to having an imbalance of omega-3 and omega-6 fats. Omega-6 fats aren’t necessarily bad for you but if they are consumed in large amounts without omega-3’s they cause inflammation which leads to chronic illness.
Today, the average american has a 20:1 ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fats, when a healthy ratio is more ideally around 2:1. This shows just how deficient most of us are and why supplementing with fish oil is so beneficial.
The biggest cause of omega-3 deficiency is the overconsumption of fried foods, fast foods and boxed foods that contain vegetables oils like soybean oil, canola oil, cottonseed oil and corn oil.
If you have an omega-3/6 imbalance it can lead to the following health conditions…
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