You may know that it supports coronary heart health if you take fish oil supplement. Sometimes it may also increases the baby’s IQ point if the pregnant women consumed Omega-3s supplement. Actually the benefits of fish oil covers all age levels.
If you’re an older person
You may find some words like “May reduce Coronary Heart Disease Risk” in the label of Nature Made Fish Oil, 1200mg, Liquid Softgels. In the feature of another fish oil product Nature’s Bounty Fish Oil Dietary Supplement Mini Softgels said that “Promotes heart & circulatory health”. Although we can find such statement: ” *This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. ” in each of the dietary supplement.
Do it truly help for our cardiovascular system and reduce the risk of heart attack? That’s common diseases among aged people. Until now we don’t have direct evidence to say fish oil can support us for preventing heart attacks. But it showed the ability of reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism and for those people with severe hypertriglyceridemia took high dose fish oil (you can find extreme concentrated fish oil from GNC in high dose), then it resulted to a lower triglyceride levels. That’s a discovery from one research in 2013.
If you’re a woman
Practitioner will suggest pregnant women to take prenatal vitamins and pregnant DHA. Normally the pregnant DHA will have two kinds of sources. Traditionally it comes from fish oil in deep sea, such as anchovy, sardine, salmon from Norway, Chile, Iceland etc. Another source is algae, it is regarded as protect our environment more efficient, while it somehow will be more expensive than fish oil. You may buy these supplement of DHA from the brands, e.g. Enfamil in supermarket or Amazon (Saving with Amazon promo code).
If you’re a kid
One study in Oxford, 41 subjects who were in the ages from 8 – 12 years old and with ADHD went through the double blind test. The result showed the improvement among those taking essential fatty acids in the abilities of learning and behavior after compared with placebo group.
So you cannot leave fish oil at all in your life. Instead of intake of 1 -2 meals with fatty fish weekly, taking best fish oil supplement in a daily base would be a convenient way to get the benefits of fish oil.