Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

You’ve likely heard of omega-3 fatty acids, but do you know why you’re so important? Omega-3 fatty acids are included among the essential fatty acids that are needed to maintain health and homeostasis.  They help the body naturally fight inflammation and the numerous health issues that can result, including arthritis, asthma, generalized pain and even mood disorders like depression.

If you’re trying to increase your intake omega-3 fatty acids, they can be found in a number of natural sources, including:

  • Wild Salmon

  • Anchovies and Sardines

  • Walnuts

  • Flaxseed

  • Canola Oil

  • Olive Oil


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