By now, most people know the benefits of Omega 3's are pretty darn astounding. Lucky for you wild sockeye salmon is chocker block full of this good stuff. Here is just a brief list of the great benefits of Omega 3's.
The American Heart Association recommends eating fish high in Omega 3's at least twice a week for protection against Heart Disease and Heart Attack.
- Reduce your chance of Stroke
- Lower your chance of having your first heart attack
- Maintain normal heart rhythm
- Improves patterns of lipids in blood
- Improves good cholesterol
- Lowers blood pressure
- Lowers chance of blood clots
- Allows for better blood vessel function
Helps Pain & Inflammation
Omega 3's help to regulate the body's inflammation cycle, which prevents and relieves conditions like arthritis and prostatitis.
Better Brain Function
Omega 3's improve memory, recall, reasoning and focus. They are also critical in brain development of young and unborn children.
Helps Fight Depression
Research studies have shown that Omega 3's help to alleviate symptoms of depression, bipolar and psychosis. A strong correlation exists between Omega 3’s and alleviating symptoms, but the exact reasons why or how, is yet to be proven.
Reduce Chances of Breast, Colon, and Prostate Cancer
This is done in 3 ways: by stopping the alteration from a normal healthy cell to a cancerous mass, by inhibiting unwanted cellular growth and by killing off cancer cells.
Your retina has the highest concentration of DHA of any tissue in the body. Our bodies do not make DHA, so we must find ways to consume it. Research studies have linked diets lower in Omega 3's to higher incidents of age related macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma.
Prevent Alzheimer's Disease
A growing number of studies are showing that a diet high in Omega 3's may help treat mild Alzheimer's and may even prevent Alzheimer's disease from developing.