[10 ways to eat a balanced diet containing vitamins and minerals for beautiful skin] Part 3 **Foods containing omega-3 fatty acids**

Omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation and promote skin health. Salmon, tuna, flaxseed oil, and walnuts contain omega-3 fatty acids.

Omega-3 fatty acids are known to have many health benefits. The main omega-3 fatty acids include EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), and ALA (alpha-linolenic acid). Below are the main effects of omega-3 fatty acids:

  1. **Promotes Cardiovascular Health:** EPA and DHA have been shown to support heart health. These fatty acids are expected to reduce neutral fats in the blood, slow the progression of arteriosclerosis, and stabilize blood pressure. It also inhibits blood clotting, which may reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke.

  1. **Reducing inflammation:** Omega-3 fatty acids have the ability to suppress inflammatory responses and may be effective against inflammatory diseases such as arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease.

  1. **Improves brain function:** DHA is a major component of the brain and contributes to improved cognitive function, learning ability, and memory. DHA intake, especially during pregnancy and infancy, is important for brain development.

  1. **Antidepressant Effects:** Consuming omega-3 fatty acids may help alleviate depression and depressive symptoms.

  1. **Preservation of Vision:** DHA is a major component of the retina and is important for maintaining vision. Intake of adequate amounts of omega-3 fatty acids contributes to eye health.

  1. **Supports immune function:** Omega-3 fatty acids are involved in regulating the immune system and may improve resistance to infections.

Main food sources include cold-water fish (such as salmon, tuna, and mackerel), chia seeds, flaxseed oil, and walnuts. Supplements are sometimes used, but it is best obtained through food. Regarding intake, it is important to consult your doctor or nutritionist depending on your individual health condition and needs.


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