Omega-3 is an All-Star for Heart Health

August 4, 2016

Abundant KrillA new study following patients who’d had a myocardial infarction (AKA a heart attack) found that taking Omega-3 fatty acids afterward made a huge difference (especially if they took a higher dose) with no bad side-effects. Patients who took Omega-3s had improved signs of heart health including less heart inflammation than patients who did it (although it’s not a substitute for lifestyle changes, it performed better and more safely than past drugs).

If you’re following the healthy diet your doctor writes out for you, you’ll get some Omega-3s from sources like flaxseeds, walnuts, and salmon. But given the heart health benefits, you might want to load your diet up a little more heavily.

While the study used fish oil, there’s an even better option: Krill Oil. Krill is lower on the food chain, making it a healthier option than bigger, more polluted fish. Krill oil is more easily digested, so your body has easier access to the Omega-3s and less gross side-effects like fish-burps. It also comes with the bonus antioxidant Astaxanthin, which naturally helps keep krill oil fresh (compared to fish oil, which requires additives).

Even better than taking more Omega-3s after a heart event has happened is using them to get heart support before. As per the study, actual life style changes are still more important, but adding some support made a difference for most patients, and Omega-3 fatty acids were safer than others. So, add it to a routine of healthy meals, light exercise (not only does exercise strengthen your heart muscle, it boosts oxygen to your whole body, which is good for health and energy), and enough rest.

And make sure to pick a high-quality supplement, like Deep Ocean Krill Oil. Get all the benefits of Omega-3s, the powerful antioxidant Astaxanthin, and more.

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