In today’s episode Dr. Janine Bowring shares with us 6 top Omega 3 Fatty Acid benefits for your body.
Number 6 on the list is cognition. Omega 3’s from fish oil contains DHA docosahexaenoic acid, which is important for brain function as it provides brain food for growth and functional development.
Number 5 on the list is for the eyes; omega 3 fatty acids are need for proper function especially at the back of the eye at the macula. Omega 3 EFA’s from fish oil is better in this case as it is higher in the DHA, which concentrates in the macula of the eye. This is great at protecting the macula as we age from blue light radiation that we are all exposed to.
Number 4 on the list for omega 3 fatty acid benefits is for weight loss. If you do not have enough essential fatty acids, especially the omega 3’s, your body starts the building of more fat. In regards to our metabolism we have to ensure that we keep it going and keep inflammation down with omega’3s.
Number 3 on the list for omega 3 fatty acid benefits is for digestion. The omega 3 fatty acids are great for keeping things lubricated and also acts as a natural anti-inflammatory which is important to make sure we are healing digestive issues such as leaky gut.
Number 2 on the list for the benefits of omega 3’s is for glowing skin, omega 3’s help with the skin barrier function. Also, all of our skin cells have phospholipids, which are fats on the outside of our cells to make sure that nutrients can get into our cells and toxins can leave. We all want nice pliability and fluidity in our skin cell structure allowing for supple and glowing skin, this is achievable with the help of omega 3’s.
Number 1 on the list for the top benefit of omega 3’s is its natural anti-inflammatory effect. Whether it is for your joints, skin, digestion or prevention of inflammation in the body in regards to long-term diseases omega 3’s assist with inflammation.
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