DHA - full name docosahexaenoic acid is an essential fatty
acid, which cannot be manufactured in our body and must
be obtained daily through our diets. Essential fatty acids is the most complex form of Omega-3 and is difficult to include in our diet as only few foods contain a significant amount.
Omega 3 fatty acid has the longest chain length of the Omega-3s. ALA and EPA are the other main Omega-3s. The body can convert these other types but very inefficiently especially if the diet contains a lot of Omega-6s. Fatty acids are found in every cell membrane in the body, and plays a critical role in cell function and cell health.
Omega-3 Essential fatty acids is important for your whole family.
- Newborn infant brain development and visual acuity
- Is a building block for the brain
- Maintenance of adult mental agility and hand-eye
- Recent evidence links Essential fatty acids levels and
symptoms of disorders such as schizophrenia,
depression, dyslexia, dyspraxia, alzheimer's and
attention deficit – hyperactivity disorder (ADD)
- Reduced risk of cardiovascular disease
Omega 3 is the best way to get yourself healthy. DHA is the best kind of Omega 3 fat. It is good for many aspects of your health. The best effect Omega 3 has is it's anti inflammation properties. Inflammation is related to heart disease, arthritis, acne, joint pain, crohn's disease and just about every disease known to the western world.
Research continues in relation to omega 3 fatty acid and:
- Inflammatory bowel disease
Docosahexaenoic acid is the most important Omega 3 type. Most Americans are deficient in most important fatty acid - we need to choose wisely to get enough
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