A Rich Source Of Omega-3—Fish Oil

Fish oil is extracted from the tissues of oily fish like tuna, sardine, trout, salmon, anchovy, and mackerel. It is considered to be great for health, and it helps in the treatment of heart diseases, depression, inflammation, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. It contains the omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic , and docosahexaenoic ; they play a vital role in the proper functioning of nervous system, and in the development of brain and eyesight.


The presence of omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil regulates the presence of LDL cholesterol, which is considered to be bad cholesterol and increases the HDL levels, which is good cholesterol. And thus reduces the chances of heart diseases.

Fish oil can further help in the prevention of cardio vascular diseases by increasing the flow of blood in the body, which helps in the prevention of clot formation in the arteries. Clotting of blood in the arteries is considered to be as one of the most important reasons of the development of various cardiovascular and heart ailments.

Fish oil has proved to prevent inflammation in blood and tissues. The omega 3 fatty acid in fish oil, apart from other things, also regulates your body’s inflammation cycle and prevents it from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Studies have proved that the consumption of fish oil reduces the chances of all forms of cancer including breast, colon and prostate. The omega-3 fatty acids found in the fish oil effectively stops the development of cancerous mass from a healthy cell, and prevents the unwanted growth of cancer cell.

Studies done by university of Sheffield have shown that omega 3 fish oil supplements can cure the symptoms of psychosis, bipolar and depression, not only that, according to a study done on 81 “high risked “young people in the age group of 13 to 24 by the Orygen research centre in Melbourne, omega-3 fatty acids are proved to be capable of preventing or delaying the onset of schizophrenia.

In the same manner it has proved to be an effective deterrent against the likes of other mental diseases like Parkinson and Alzheimer’s.