Omega is new the Alpha

If you are generally a bit choosy about food, then you probably know about the key macro and micro nutrients. Chances are… you follow a diet routine with your macros balanced to a certain ratio.

What about micro nutrients?  

Is it just Vitamins, minerals and calcium?

Have you ever heard of Omega 3 fatty acids?

Chances are… you are a tad bit confused regarding all these questions.

Well ladies and lads, it’s about time you know of Omega 3 fatty acids and the benefits it brings along with it!


IMPROVES EYESIGHT- Omega 3 fatty acid can improve your eye health, as it contains DHA a major structural component of the brain and retina.


FIGHTS ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION- The two of the most common mental disorders, anxiety and depression, are known to take a toll on a person’s daily life. Studies have concluded taking Omega 3 fatty acid can reduce the symptoms of both as it contains EPA which acts as an antidepressant.


REDUCES THE RISK OF HEART PROBLEMS- According to past researches, fish eating communities in the world, had very low rates of heart related problems. Later on it was discovered that Omega 3 fatty acid had a key role to play there. It regulates Triglyceride levels, Blood pressure and HDL cholesterol; it also relieves the heart from blood clots, plaque and inflammations.


IT HELPS WITH FATTY LIVER- Supplementing with Omega 3 fatty acid has shown to reduce liver fat and inflammation in people. It also plays a key role in treating Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).


IT LOWERS THE RISK OF CANCER- Omega 3 fatty acid have been said to lower the risk of colon cancer by a staggering 55%, it also reduces the risk of prostate cancer in men and breast cancer in women.

These were some of the many benefits Omega 3 fatty acids had on its plate. So next time when you plan your meal, make sure you incorporate Omega 3 fatty acids on your meal…you will be amazed by the benefits it brings to your life.

For more such fitness and lifestyle related posts,  subscribe to Jiyo Bangla.

You can share this post!