Omega-3 fish oil is renowned for its heart health, by improving the endothelial (blood vessel) and blood pressure. Omega-3 supplements are a good way of getting them vital fatty acids that most of us are missing out on. Although Omega-3 supplements are not intended to treat or prevent any disease, it could help reducing the risks. Remember supplements are to be taken with a balanced diet!
Dr Carrie Ruxton from The Health Supplements Information Service comments “Omega-3 fatty acids are well known for their heart health benefits with a significant body of evidence pointing to improved arterial and cardiovascular health. The EU Commission has recently authorised a favourable health claim for EPA and DHA in relation to heart health, based on a favourable opinion from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)”
Not only does Omega-3 help with heart function, taking a daily 250mg helps maintain normal vision and brain function.Last updated: 14-09-2012