Twelve Benefits of Fish Oil

August 2013

Twelve Quick Benefits of Fish Oil

The supplement industry can be extremely confusing as there are many supplements out there that are unnecessarily hyped to improve sales. You hear all kinds of unbelievable claims. There are only a couple supplements out there at really deserve all the hype and fish oil is one of them. It should be in your arsenal because it can do so many things for your body. Omega-3 fish oil contains both docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EHA). Omega-3 fatty acids are very important in preventing and managing heart disease, as well as the following:

  • Lower blood pressure
  • Reduce plaque in the arteries
  • Reduce the likelihood of heart attacks and stroke
  • Burn body fat
  • Build and preserve muscle
  • Reduce cortisol (allowing for better muscle development)
  • Reduce the chance of prostate, breast, and colon cancer
  • Increase brain function
  • Reduce pain and inflammation (reduce arthritis)
  • Reduce depression
  • Reduce childhood disorders (including ADHD)
  • Improve condition of skin and hair