Omega-3 fatty acids and heart health
|Omega-3 fatty acids and heart health||Darrell Miller||01/26/17|
January 26, 2017 07:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: Omega-3 fatty acids and heart health
One of the best ways to give you better heart health is to adopt a diet of healthy fats in place of unhealthy ones. Omega-3 fatty acids are the healthiest fats to put into your body because they lower triglycerides and improve HDL levels. They have other benefits, but studies have shown that having diet high in omega-3s decreases blood pressure and keeps arteries clear. Two servings of fish a week is a great way to get the desired daily amount of this compound, but supplements can also be used.
- Adoption of heart-healthy lifestyle decreases the risk of coronary heart disease.
- Heart-healthy unsaturated fats are known as omega-3 fatty acids.
- Omega-3 fatty acids lower triglyceride levels.
"Omega-3 fatty acids lower triglyceride levels and increase high-density lipoprotein (i.e., good cholesterol) levels. They may also decrease platelet aggregation, which can prevent the coronary arteries from occluding"