Health Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Written by Mark Deveny

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Essentially, Omega-3 fatty acids are vital to a healthy diet and lifestyle. If you want to live long and maintain a completely balanced diet, filled with rich protein and heart healthy Omega-3 fatty acids, try to include fish in your diet a few times each week. The only precaution you have to take is when it comes to mercury levels in fish. Many predatory fish have accumulated higher levels of substances like mercury in their systems. However, eating it a few times a week should not be harmful. Just take care to avoid these oily fish when pregnant, and talk with your health care provider if you have concerns.

If you are ready to add more Omega-3 fatty acids to your diet through increasing your consumption of oily fish, again be sure to consult your physician beforehand. As with any major lifestyle change, only your doctor can accurately advise you on what is best for your individual nutritional needs based on your health, size, age, gender and various other factors. Once you have your doctor’s go ahead, gradually increase your consumption of oily fish to two to three times per week. If you are not a fish fan you might consider an easy to swallow supplement available at most drug stores or health food stores. Takerepparttar tablets as directed and enjoyrepparttar 148706 benefits of good health.

Mark Deveny is a freelance writer specializing in health and nutrition and a contributing author to, a site providing information on the health benefits of essential fatty acids.

Always Wear Sunscreen

Written by Gary Gresham

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3. Wear sunglasses and a hat to protect your eyes and head.

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7. Be especially careful with children, apply sunscreen protection often and limit their sun exposure.

Commit yourself to a lifetime of healthy skin by developing good habits in skin care and teach your children aboutrepparttar 148687 importance of taking care of their skin.

The overall effects ofrepparttar 148688 sun can damage your skin but remembering to always wear sunscreen is one of your best defenses in preventing it from happening to you.

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