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What are the health benefits of taking Omega 3 algae oil?

by Daniel Devid Medical and health

When looking for a source of omega-3 fatty acids, algae oil is a suitable option for marine algae. This oil comprises two vital ingredients: DHA or docosahexaenoic acid and EPA or Eicosapentaenoic acid. The oil is useful in the preparation of medicine and food items. But algae oil should not be confused with algae as they have different benefits. Moreover, algae oil is different from fish oil. It requires knowing the benefits of omega 3 algae oil before you start to take it.

How omega-3 algae oil works?

There are omega-3 and omega-9 fatty acids in algal oil, and the fatty acids are important to fight inflammation, reduce the level of fat in the blood, and help in better brain functions. Other than this, there are a plethora of health benefits of omega 3 algae oil, detailed in the following part.

Nutrient content in algae oil

As per studies, the amount of omega-3 present in microalgae is similar to its amount in some fishes. However, the amount can be increased in algae with more algae exposure to UV light, sodium, glucose, oxygen, and temperature adjustment. The process of purification and extraction of omega 3 algae oil is the latest, and it has found several usages such as in poultry, fish food, to enrich animals and the like. When you find omega-3 in egg or chicken, it is none other than fats that are sourced from algae oil.

Below are some illnesses that may occur when there is a deficit of omega-3 algae oil.

Insufficient child development

If you take the oil while breastfeeding, it has nothing to do with your infant’s brain development. However, some improvements may show up by 30 in the motor skills of the child. 

Decline in memory growth and thinking capacity

It is seen that algae oil can boost memory growth and recall things as it tends to decline with age. It helps improve learning capability when the oil is taken in the right amount.  

Heart problems

Taking 1.5 tablespoons of the oil can prevent heart problems as it contains a high amount of oleic acid. Though, more positive benefits of the oil in fighting heart problems are yet to come. 

High cholesterol level

Taking the oil may help lower blood fats, which are called triglycerides; however, it tends to increase the human body's low-density lipoprotein.

In addition to this, taking oil and vitamin D, and calcium is great for improving bone mass across ages.   Though there is no direct connection to taking this oil with correctly eye vision, it may slow down the loss of vision suffering from eye problems.

Wrapping it up 

If you plan to take omega-3 fatty acid supplements, make sure to opt for a quality supplementary item. Moreover, you should not take it without a doctor’s suggestion as having the correct dose will help get the desired result soon. Before you start taking, it is better to know its significance and health benefits.


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