Omega 3 fatty acids
are polyunsaturated fatty acids. Omega 3 is an essential fatty acid. This means that the body does not make it itself, but it needs it from an external source. The best known omega 3’s are ALA (alpha-linolenic acid) and the fish fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid).
What are the food sources of omega 3.
ALA is in vegetable oils, especially linseed/flaxseed oil. It is also found in red meat and green leafy vegetables. EPA and DHA are mainly found in fatty fish and shellfish. The intake of omega 3 supplements has a positive impact on our general health because of its various functions. So what's not to like:
Omega 3 has an anti-inflammatory effect. With a high intake of processed foods (these are high in omega 6 ), inflammation can be caused. A good omega 3/6 ratio is extremely important. A high omega 3 ratio hinders the inflammatory process.
Second: Support of cardiovascular functions
Omega 3 has a positive effect on the heart and blood vessels. It lowers bad cholesterol and protects the body against cardiovascular diseases. Further, a Better recovery after exercise Because omega 3 has a positive effect on the blood circulation, the body transports the nutrients that are important for muscle recovery better and the elimination of toxic products is more efficient.
A study by Babol University of Medical Sciences has shown that the daily intake of 1000mg omega 3 has a greater painkilling effect in dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps) than the intake of ibuprofen or another during acute painful moments. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3770499/ The daily recommendation for heart and blood vessel maintenance, blood pressure and protection against inflammation is about 2000 - 3000mg omega 3 The current Western diet is extremely high in omega 6 and extremely low in omega 3. To maintain the good omega 3/6 ratio, we recommend supplementing with an omega 3 supplement. Go primal's Superior omega 3 contains 1000mg omega 3 per capsule. One to two capsules per day is a good support for your health. WATCH THE FULL VIDEO AT GOPRIMA YOUTUBE CHANNEL