Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fats, a group of polyunsaturated fatty acids that play important role in your body and can provide a number of health benefits. As your body cannot produce them on its own, you must get them from your diet. There are three types of omega 3 fatty acids are ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid). ALA is mainly found in plants, while DHA and EPA occur mostly in fish and other seafood. Common foods that are high in omega-3 fatty acids include fatty fish, fish oils, flax seeds, chia seeds, flaxseed oil, Perilla and walnuts.
Essential fatty acid:
The three main omega-3 fatty acids are
The Plant Based alternative to fish oil
*Lesser levels of saturated fatty acid, higher levels of polyunsaturated fatty acid are desirable for health benefits.
Fatty acids may decrease triglycerides, lower blood pressure slightly, reduce blood clotting, decrease stroke and heart failure risk and reduce irregular heartbeats. Inflammation in the body can damage your blood vessels and lead to heart disease and strokes. Omega-3 fatty acids are a type of unsaturated fatty acid that may reduce inflammation throughout the body.
Omega-3s sources are crucial for brain growth and development in infants. DHA accounts for 40% of the polyunsaturated fatty acids in your brain and 60% in the retina of your eye. Getting enough omega-3s during pregnancy and early life is crucial for your child’s development. Also , supplementing of Omega-3 is linked to higher intelligence and a lower risk of several diseases.
The immune system protects the human body from diseases caused by bacteria, viruses and toxins and helps is cleansing the foreign bodies from the system. Long chain omega-3 fatty acids help to boost the immune system by enhancing the functioning of immune cells (T cells & B cells).
The Rosmarinic acid in the perilla seed oil helps in an effective treatment of atopic dermatitis. The oil is wonderful for calming the skin & is also proven to be good for dry skin. The oil also helps reduce clogged pores and helps cysts.
Clinical studies shows that omega-3 fatty acids may help protect adult eyes from macular degeneration and dry eye syndrome. These Essential fatty acids help in proper drainage of intraocular fluid from the eye, decreasing the risk of high eye pressure and glaucoma.
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RuvegaTM is an extract from Perilla frutescens plant which is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. It is rich in Alpha-Linolenic acid (ALA), a precursor to omega-3 fatty acids. Ruvega supports and enhances brain development, improves cardio-vascular health, boosts the immune system and helps reduce cholesterol levels in the blood.
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