Should I use Omega-3 supplements?

What is Omega-3?

Omega-3 fatty acids are considered to be essential fatty acids. They can be obtained in foods such as salmon, mackerel, grass-fed meats, nuts, oils, some plants, and supplementation. For optimal health and performance, omega-3 is absolutely necessary. Supplementation is a great way to achieve your body’s requirements.

Uses:

  • reduce inflammation
  • supports cognitive function (brain power!)
  • behavioral function
  • heart disease
  • diabetes
  • high blood pressure
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoporosis

As you can see, the lists of benefits is quite long and this isn’t where it ends.

Recommended dose:

It is important to first speak with a qualified professional or doctor when considering taking supplements. For the average adult, recommended dosage is between 1g-3g per day. This dosing may increase depending on your health. There are studies showing high dosage requirements for those with high cholesterol or other health issues.

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