Fish Oil is only one type of Omega-3 with a plethora of benefits.
Our bodies cannot create Omega-3 on it’s own, so it is crucial to incorporate these fats into our diet through certain foods and supplementation.
Benefits of Fish Oil.
- Anti-inflammatory, which aids in muscle stiffness, tenderness, and disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis.
- Reduces the risk of heart disease, stroke, high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
- Protects against cardiovascular disease
- Inhibits the growth of plaque and blood clots, which can lead to clogged arteries.
- Helps maintain cognitive function, improves eye health, reduces the risk of depression and promotes a sense of emotional well being.
- Improves metabolism, hunger signals, and exercise results in terms of weight loss and body composition.
- Aids in the prevention of prostate cancer, testicle/ovarian cancer, colon cancer and breast cancer.
Omega 3′s should also be part of a pregnant woman’s diet to help aid in positive fetal growth and development.
Other forms of Omega-3′s include;
- Flax seed, Chia Seeds
- Walnuts, Nut Oils, Avocado
- Wild Caught Tuna,Salmon,Mackerel, Halibut, Sardines,Shrimp, Scallops and Anchovies
- Kidney and Pinto Bean
- Spinach, Winter Squash, Broccoli and Cauliflower
Do not fear healthy fats. Our bodies need them to properly function, grow and recover.
Plus, they taste good!
I am about to open a brand new jar of my favorite monounsaturated fat as we speak
Crunchy, Raw Almond Butter
Added to a heated sweet potato with a dollop of Greek yogurt.
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