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October 15, 2003


Omega-3 Fatty Acids

A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids substantially lowers your risk

of heart disease. Among other

things, omega-3s lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides,

prevent blood platelets from becoming sticky, and lower blood pressure.

In addition to the omega 3s you can get from your diet, you may

wish to supplement.

Helps with: Bone health,

heart health , depression.

May also help prevent and reduce the risk of certain cancers, including

breast cancer. Helps promote healthy menstrual cycles and ovulation.

Recommended daily intake: 300 mg DHA, 200 mg EPA, 50 mg GLA

Good to know: Too much omega 3 carries its own risks, including

longer bleeding times, infections, and the production of free

radicals So it’s important to balance your intake of

omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids.

For more on nutrients, read


Essential Fatty Acids



Antioxidants and free radicals



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