Omega 3 fatty acids are extremely important to your health, and offer a variety of benefits to both your body and brain. Omega 3 can also help combat the pro-inflammatory response seen from diets higher in grains, vegetable oils and processed foods, which are all high in Omega 6 fatty acids. Systemic inflammation being one of the leading causes of cardiovascular and heart disease, helping to minimise its effects may prove beneficial with a good amount of Omega 3’s in your diet.
Omega 3’s can be extremely useful for enhancing your fat burning capabilities, by turning on enzymes that improve fat burning in cells. Adding Omega 3’s to your diet will also help to reduce total body inflammation, and thus improve metabolic function, which will also aid with your weight loss or fat burning goals. DHA and EPA that our found in fish oil may also help improve leptin function, and in turn help reduce hunger and food cravings.
Increasing Omega 3 levels will help reduce inflammation and improve recovery rates significantly. They are also extremely effective at reducing DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness, which you may encounter after going for a particularly strenuous run or session.
When you are looking to gain muscle, Omega 3’s should be one of the first things on your list. Omega 3’s have a direct effect and improvement on bone health ( more on calcium here ) , cardio-respiratory function, immune system and muscle recovery. And whilst they may not have a direct muscle building effect they aid in protein synthesis, which is vital.
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