Tuna: Fish rich in Omega 3
Omega 3s are polyunsaturated fatty acids important for the proper functioning of the body of humans. These are called good fats. They can be of plant origin (Alpha Linolenic Acid) or animal, produced by some species of fish (Docosahexaenoic Acid and Eicosapentanoic Acid).
- Blood pressure control.
- Normalizes blood circulation and heart rate.
- Fight osteoporosis.
- Improves the functioning of brain activities.
- Prevents autoimmune diseases.
- It hinders the development of inflammatory processes.
- Helps to lower triglyceride levels in the blood.
Top Omega 3 Sources:
- Oily cold water fish (tuna, herring, sardines, mackerel and salmon)
- Canola oil
- Soy oil
- Olive oil
- Sage Seeds
Did you know?
Avoid frying Omega 3 rich foods as heating above 180 degrees can take away their beneficial properties.