By now most are aware of the role omega-3 fatty acids can play in promoting heart health, specifically by lowering triglyceride levels (high triglyceride levels puts you at risk for heart disease and stroke) and raising HDL (good) cholesterol levels.
But the health benefits of eating fish don’t stop there. Research has found that omega-3 fatty acids may also:
- Benefit depression and anxiety.
- Reduce symptoms of ADHD in children.
- Improve mental and psychiatric disorders.
- Help prevent age-related mental decline and Alzheimer’s disease.
- Help prevent cancer.
- Promote brain health during pregnancy and early life.
- Improve eye health.
- Reduce the possibility of potential blood clots.
- Reduce inflammation.
- Reduce symptoms of metabolic syndrome.
- Benefit autoimmune diseases.
- Reduce asthma in children.
- Reduce fat in your liver.
- Improve bone and joint health.
- Help alleviate menstrual pain.
- Improve sleep.
- Support skin health.
Research is continually being performed on the health benefits linked to fish consumption. But it’s undeniable that eating more fish promotes a happier and healthier you.