The article discusses a study about the benefits of fish oil. It states that infants exposed to a high level of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) prenatally have better mental and motor development. The...
Discusses the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. Effect of eating fish rich in omega-3 on heart health; Sources of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid.
Although Omega 3 was first identified in 1929, it is only in recent years that nutritionists are realising just how vital it is to good health. Indeed, Omega 3 is now seen as close to a miracle preventive for many of today's life-threatening illnesses.
Ironically, the benefits of Omega 3 are only becoming apparent as the levels in our diet are dropping. We Brits eat proportionately less of the Omega 3 fatty acid family which comes from fish or fish oil, and more of the Omega 6 fatty acids found in soft margarines and vegetable oils.