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10 health benefits of Omega-3s.

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You always hear about omega-3s but what does it all mean and what benefits do these fatty acids have? When you hear the word ‘fat’ and ‘food’, you often believe this will mean the food is bad because fat is bad for you. Well, this is actually not true as omega-3s are in fact some of the most crucial fatty acids we need, and are comprised of three types, EPA, ALA and DHA, which you may have heard of. Not only does your body need these fatty acids to function well, but also they deliver some big health benefits but the...

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Vision problems. Joint pain. Dementia... Is there anything fish oils can't beat?

Posted by Heather Campbell on

The current medical advice is to eat two portions of fish a week  Omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish, proven to help with many conditions EVE McGOWAN has spoken to experts to find out how Omega-3s work They've already been shown to ease arthritic joints and be beneficial to the developing brains of children.  Now research has shown that fish oils can also help smokers kick the habit. Fish oils contain omega-3 fatty acids.  Current medical advice is to eat two portions of fish a week, including one portion of oily fish such as tuna or mackerel. Omega-3s are also...

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