Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids commonly found in marine, plants and nut oils.OMEGA-3 cannot be ssynthesised by the human body and some common sources include fish oils, squid oils,other seafood including algae and krill, and some plant oils such as Sacha Inchi oil, echium oil, flaxseed oil and hemp oil.It is vital for normal metabolism and brain function.
In other words,Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fatty acids, necessary for human health and for normal growth and development. It reduces inflammation and lowers the risk of of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and arthritis.Top sources of Omega-3 fatty acids for vegetarians – linseeds,flaxseed oil and walnuts and kiwi fruit.
It is considered important for cognitive and behavioral function. Symptoms of omega-3 fatty acid deficiency include fatigue, poor memory, dry skin, heart problems, depression, and poor circulation.
“It helps to boost memory,improve learning and increase brain performance by improving blood flow.Also helps to fight against mental disorders such as depression and mood disorders.
Omega 3 helps to reduce the cholesterol levels,protects heart and cardio vascular system and control high blood pressure.
“Healthy Diet, good sleep and regular exercise also have the potential to alter our brain health and mental function”.
Folic acid is also essential for brain function and folate deficiency can lead to neurological disorders such as depression and cognitive impairment. Sources include spinach, orange juice and yeast.
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