Health Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Written by Mark Deveny

When people hearrepparttar word “fat” they immediately want to run forrepparttar 148706 door. But did you know that some types of fats are actually good for you? These fats are called Omega-3 fatty acids and can be most predominately found in fish oil.

Omega-3 fatty acids are super good for your heart and help to keep it healthy. Whether you already have a healthy heart or wish to make a lifestyle change,repparttar 148707 Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil are a great way to stay in your prime.

Even more beneficial ofrepparttar 148708 Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil isrepparttar 148709 fact that it helps reducerepparttar 148710 instance of heart disease, helps to prevent cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and many other conditions. Omega-3s also have a substantial effect on reducingrepparttar 148711 effects of diabetes and other conditions. And recent studies have shown that Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil have been effective in treating bipolar disorder.

Where are Omega-3 Fatty Acids found?

So what types of fish contain these medical wonders called Omega-3 fatty acids? Herring, salmon, mackerel and albacore tuna all contain Omega-3 fatty acids because they are oily fish. The fats found in these oily fish are lacking fromrepparttar 148712 modern person’s diet and instead, we’re overloaded on Omega-6 fatty acids, which are healthy in small portions, but harmful in large ones. By balancing your intake of these fatty acids, you will improve your overall health.

Other benefits of Omega-3’s

Fish oil is also high in protein, which is vital to a healthy diet. But even better isrepparttar 148713 low level of saturated fats. Typically, foods high in protein are also high in saturated fats, but not oily fish. The Omega-3 fatty acids inrepparttar 148714 fish oil take care of that and keep you healthy.

Always Wear Sunscreen

Written by Gary Gresham

Always wear sunscreen. How many times have you heard that? The American Academy of Dermatology reaffirms its long-standing position that sunscreen protection is beneficial in preventing painful sunburn, photo aging and skin cancer.

You should always wear sunscreen regularly as part of an overall sun protection program. Whenever possible wear a hat, sun protective clothing and avoid peak sun hours.

For added protection against dry skin problems look for moisturizers with sunscreen in them. To be most effective, sun protection should begin in childhood and continue throughout your life. Use sunscreen protection as part of a daily routine.

Here are some helpful tips when going outside inrepparttar sun:

1. Try to stay out ofrepparttar 148684 sun between 10 am and 4pm whenrepparttar 148685 sun is at its hottest.

2. Apply sunscreen protection with at least 15 SPF and reapply every two hours when outside, even on overcast days.

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