Sunday, July 12, 2015

Recent facts Benefits of Fish Oil

The so-called fish oil is not only derived from cod. However, cod liver oil is known as a source of fish due to its large size, so that the oil contains no more than other types of fish oil.

The benefits of cod liver oil itself has many felt since hundreds of years ago. When the deep-sea fish oil are known by the poor in northern England, Scotland, Ireland, Northern Europe, Iceland, and New Foundland.

There are various studies that reveal the efficacy of fish oil, including the three most recent facts benefits of fish oil following:

1. Improve the ability of children to read
A study at the University of Oxford, UK, involving 362 children aged 7-9 years, reveals the benefits of omega-3 on the ability of children to read. These respondents were given supplements of fish oil as a source of omega-3 with a dose of 600 mg for 16 weeks.

That amount was not significant for the whole sample. Even so, after regularly consume food sources of omega-3, the ability to read the children who initially low and then increased in three weeks compared to children who received a placebo or supplements have no active ingredient.

2. Teeth and gums healthy
Fish oil was not only useful for the child's intelligence. Research from Japan shows that fish oil is also beneficial to oral health. In a study published in the journal Nutrition revealed how the volunteers who consumed fish oil for five years, it was rarely have problems with teeth and gums. Researchers from Japan found a low intake of essential fatty acids omega-3 (EFA) and docosahexaenoic acid increases the chances of development of periodontal disease.

3. Reduce the desire to eat junk food
Children are fond of eating junk food? Try to minimize the consumption of fish oil. Why? Of the 185 studies that have been done turns visible, fish oil supplements can minimize the effects of junk food on the brain. This fact is obtained after a team of researchers from the University of Liverpool analyzed studies conducted around the world to determine evidence of the benefits of supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids.

A recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition suggests that eating junk food craze can hinder the process called neurogenesis, or the formation of new nerve cells. While, the habit of eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids can prevent negative effects by stimulating areas of the brain that controls eating, learning, and memory.

The research team concluded that fish oil does not have a direct effect on the process in the area of ​​the brain. However, fish oil has an important role in reducing the ability of carbohydrates or sugars and saturated fat to inhibit the brain control the desire to eat.

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