Fishes like mackerel, sardines, salmon, and tuna are rich in Omega-3 acids. Fish Oil play important roles in delay aging, improve bone health, brain function, fat burn and Inflammation.
Deficiency of Omega-3 acids may lead to a variety of health issues, including depression, mood disorders, cardiovascular disease, cancers, arthritis, asthma and more.
Signs of Deficiency of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Frequent urination with excessive thirst
Sleep problem – difficulty in waking in morning and settling at night.
Dry or rough skin.
Anxiety, mood swings or depression.
Problem in recalling memory and poor concentration.
Peeling, soft nails
Dull, dry hair and dandruff
If two or more symptoms is common in you, its very likely you have omega-3 acids deficiency. But it doesn’t mean you intake fish oil or omega-3 acids excessively.
Having a lot of fish oil or oily fish increased risk of prostate cancer by 43% and increased risk for aggressive prostate cancer by 71% as shown in a study by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.
3.5 ounces of fish contain 1 gram of Omega-3 fatty acids. 1 gram per day of EPA and DHA is recommended for people with heart disease by The American Heart Association.