Omega-3 Fatty Acids


Article Outline
  1. 1. Healing Properties
    1. 1.1. Antiinflammatory
    2. 1.2. Behavior
      1. 1.2.1. Anxiety
      2. 1.2.2. Depression
    3. 1.3. Blood Health
      1. 1.3.1. Dyslipidemia (High Cholesterol)
    4. 1.4. Coronary Heart Disease
  2. 2. Disease / Symptom Treatment
    1. 2.1. Cancer
    2. 2.2. Diabetes
    3. 2.3. Metabolic Syndrome
    4. 2.4. Multiple sclerosis

Omega-3 Fatty Acids also called Omega-3 oils, ω−3 fatty acids or n−3 fatty acids, are polyunsaturated fatty acids characterized by the presence of a double bond, three atoms away from the terminal methyl group in their chemical structure.

Healing Properties

Antiinflammatory

Omega-3 fatty acids have an anti-inflammatory effect.[1]

Behavior

Anxiety

Clinical studies have shown that omega-3 has a preventive and therapeutic effect on anxiety.[1:1]

Depression

Clinical studies have shown that omega-3 has a preventive and therapeutic effect on depression.[1:2]

Blood Health

Dyslipidemia (High Cholesterol)

Clinical studies have shown that omega-3 has a preventive and therapeutic effect on dyslipidemia (abnormally elevated cholesterol or fats in the blood).[1:3]

Coronary Heart Disease

Clinical studies have shown that omega-3 has a preventive and therapeutic effect on coronary heart disease.[1:4]

Disease / Symptom Treatment

Cancer

Clinical studies have shown that omega-3 has a preventive and therapeutic effect on cancer and related complications.

Diabetes

Clinical studies have shown that omega-3 has a preventive and therapeutic effect on diabetes.[1:5]

Metabolic Syndrome

Clinical studies have shown that omega-3 has a preventive and therapeutic effect on metabolic syndrome.[1:6]

Multiple sclerosis

Clinical studies have shown that omega-3 has a preventive and therapeutic effect on multiple sclerosis.[1:7]


  1. Title: Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Cancer
    Publication: Springer: Nutraceuticals and Cancer Signaling: Clinical Aspects and Mode of Action
    Date: September 25, 2021 ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎