Why omega-3 fatty acids are so necessary for our body?
Depression is a serious enough disease, which is often not given importance. Constantly bad mood gradually destroys brain cells, lipid metabolism is disturbed, abnormalities in the brain may appear.
Due to the indispensable acids, articular synovial fluid is sufficiently developed that provides elasticity and good nerve conduction. Joints bother less and creak.
To provide yourself with omega-3 fatty acids, you need to eat food with a high content of invaluable acid every day or take supplements, fish oil.
Foods containing omega-3 fatty acids — This is a fatty sea fish, fished in natural reservoirs (halibut, mackerel, pink salmon, salmon). Fish bred in artificial reservoirs omega-3 practically does not contain. Salted, canned, frozen fish loses significant substances, therefore, eating a sandwich with slightly salted trout, you are unlikely to get the daily allowance.
Egg yolk contains a lot of valuable omega-3s, but chickens should eat natural foods and get plenty of fresh air.
The leaders in the content of omega acids are flax seeds and linseed oil. Seeds should be golden in color, not brown. Crush them and put in food. Flaxseed oil must be properly packaged. At the store, buy oil in a dark glass bottle. Shelf life should not exceed four months.
Expired oil releases toxic substances, be careful and carefully read the expiration date.
Nuts — walnuts, almonds enriched with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids.
It’s good if you play it safe and take supplements or fish oil. It is sold in capsules and is very convenient to drink. Previously, educational institutions constantly gave fish oil. It’s a pity that this is not practiced now.
Indeed, according to the Institute of Nutrition, the result is deplorable — lack of important acid in 80% of the population.
For example, Eskimos living in Greenland practically do not suffer from hypertension, atherosclerosis, they do not know what heart attack.
Why? This people has low blood cholesterol, respectively, there are no diseases caused by a failure in cholesterol metabolism. And all because they consume 16 grams of fish oil every day, which protects the heart and blood vessels.