Your diet has a huge impact on your body and its physiology. Various compounds that are present in the food that we consume manifest in our body in different forms, affecting our biochemistry in unique ways. They change or enhance structures at the molecular level, impacting tissues and organs as a whole. One of the main, irreplaceable organs in our body that benefits greatly from the right type of nutrients and compounds is the brain. A lot of organic compounds benefit this big organ, but none do it better than omega 3 fatty acids. Found most commonly in fish oil and ingested in the form of fish oil capsules, omega 3 fatty acids have a wide range of benefits for the brain, acting as a panacea for many brain ailments. It also affects heart health, boosting it several folds. Fish oil contains EPA and DHA, two types of omega 3 fatty acids. These are present quite exclusively in fish and fish derived products and hence must be taken in that form. Fish capsules come into the picture when people fall short of their recommended fish intake.
There are various factors that make omega 3 fatty acids valuable to the brain. Listed below are some of the factors:
EPA and DHA are two omega 3 fatty acids that are vital to the brain’s functioning, longevity and performance. It is thus recommended that omega 3 fatty acids be taken daily as part of a preventive nutrition, so that future ailments are kept at bay. After all, as they say, prevention is better than cure.
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