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Eat four servings of oily fish a week will protect you from heart disease, cancer, arthritis, allergy … So says the latest scientific studies, which also suggest a beneficial effect of this fish in skin conditions such as psoriasis or dermatitis. Get rid of them all eating salmon, tuna, swordfish, mackerel …
Fats, despite their bad reputation, are an essential nutrient for the human body: provide energy, are part of the cells and help some vitamins are distributed throughout the body. What truth is that not all fats have the same characteristics and are equally beneficial to health. Within two great groups that can be classified fats, saturated and unsaturated, the latter are the most reported benefits to the body, especially the cardiovascular, without wanting it to say that the first are not required. Once this first classification of fats we will highlight a group of them, belonging to the polyunsaturated-structured. These are called omega 3 fatty acids, of which you may already have heard on occasion (some foods are being fortified with them and they are available in the market). These fats play an essential role in the human body as part of all cells and are an important component of the nervous system and retina of the eyes. This is what was confirmed by the scientific community about omega 3 fatty acids.
But a few decades ago the interest of researchers focused on these nutrients after realizing that Inuit populations and people of Japan recorded lower rates of heart attack and other heart problems than other people analyzed other countries. After the relevant scientific analyzes, they concluded that the reason that your cardiovascular health were more protected was in the high consumption of oily fish carrying out both the Japanese and the Eskimos, as this type of fish is very indeed rich in omega-3.

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