Benefits of Omega-3

Benefits of Omega-3

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Omega 3 and Its Benefits

OMEGA-3 & ITS BENEFITS 

 

One of the essential fats for our body & is present in food under 3 different types:

 

  • Alpha-Linoleic Acid
  • Eicosapentaenoic Acid
  • Docosahexaenoic Acid

 

WHY IS IT ESSENTIAL?

  • It is essential because our bodies cannot produce it properly & we must obtain it from the food we eat.
  • It is also essential because it plays key roles in our body related to health & disease prevention.
  • The health benefits conferred by n-3 fatty acids are important throughout the lifespan which means that omega-3 has major health benefits on all age groups.

 

OMEGA-3 BENEFITS

 

1 BRAIN & VISION HEALTH IN EARLY AGE DEVELOPMENT

  • Healthy brain development (increase in volume & enhanced motor skills) in infants and children "brain growth spurt" that starts from the last trimester Of pregnancy until first 5 years of child's age.

 

  • Enhanced cognitive development: May lead to better vocabulary comprehension, better verbal intelligence, better attention & memory, reasoning & strategic planning.

 

  • May improve visual development in children 

 

2 HEALTHY IMMUNITY IN EARLY AGE DEVELOPMENT 

Helps in the development of a good immune system in children to fight allergies & sickness

 

NATURAL SOURCES OF OMEGA-3

  • Breast Milk 
  • Salmon
  • Sardines
  • Tuna
  • Flax Seeds
  • Chia Seeds
  • Soy Beans
  • Walnuts
  • Canola Oil
  • Salflower Oil
  • Sunflower Oil