The study was done on nearly 100 Finnish men and women aged between 40 and 72, with impaired glucose metabolism. These participants were randomly divided into four groups for a 12-week intervention: the camelina oil group, the fatty fish group, the lean fish group, and the control group. While people in the camelina oil group, fatty fish group, showed much higher HDL and lower IDL cholesterol levels. The research said that eating lean fish, was not associated with changes in the number, size or composition of lipoprotein particles.
Here we give you five benefits of addinf Imega-3 fatty acid (fatty fish) to your diet:1. Consuming Omega-3 Fatty Acid Is Good For Your Heart: As per the study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, regular consumption of fatty fish increases Omega-3 fatty acids and decreases triglycerides by 25% to 30%. It was also observed that consumption of fatty fish may help in lower the risk of heart attack and stroke.
2. Consuming Omega-3 Fatty Acid Is High In Nutrients: Eating fatty fish will increase the amount of vital nutrients such as vitamin D and protein in our body. Moreover, fatty fish is one of the natural food sources of vitamin D other than sun's exposure. Moreover, the Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for our brain and body to function properly.
3. Consuming Omega-3 Fatty Acid Protects Our Brain: Eating fatty fish may protect our brain from age-related diseases such as Alzheimer's disease and dementia. There are studies that show that people who eat fish regularly have more grey matter in their brain centres that are known to control emotions and memory.
5. Consuming Omega-3 Fatty Acid Reduces Risk Of Autoimmune Diseases: Autoimmune disease is a situation where our body starts attacking our healthy cells and tissues. Consuming more of Omega-3 oils may reduce the risk of such diseases such as diabetes, arthritis and multiple sclerosis, however, this needs to be backed up by more studies.
(With Inputs From IANS)
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