Omega-3 fatty acids are considered essential and necessary for human health. Omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation and help lower risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease and arthritis.
Omega-3 fatty acids are highly concentrated in the brain and are important for cognitive function. Symptoms of Omega-3 fatty acid deficiency can be: fatigue, poor memory, dry skin, heart problems and poor blood circulation.
Our bodies can not produce Omega-3 fatty acids, therefore they must be acquired through our diet. One rich source of Omega-3 acids is fish oil.
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Cellular membranes especially in the brain are rich in fatty acids which are essential cell function.