How Omega-3 Fish Oil Benefits Your Health


 

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Did you know in the past 10 years, many Americans have turned to omega-3 fish oil supplements to help with health issues?

Fish oil supplements, which have benefits for healthy people, help also those with heart disease. Omega-3 fish oil contains both docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). Omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutrients that are important in preventing and managing heart disease. Findings show omega-3 fatty acids may help to:

  • Lower blood pressure
  • Reduce triglycerides
  • Slow the development of plaque in the arteries
  • Reduce the chance of abnormal heart rhythm
  • Reduce the likelihood of heart attack and stroke
  • Lessen the chance of sudden cardiac death in people with heart disease

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