|Due to the positive effect on the cardiovascular system, daily doses are recommended|
|Healthy persons||250 mg omega 3|
|Persons with heart disease||1000 mg omega 3|
Source: Lee J. H., O'Keefe J. H., Lavie C. J., Harris W. S. Omega-3 fatty acids: cardiovascular benefits, sources and sustainability. Nat. Rev. Cardiol. 2009; 6(12): 753-758.
Omega-3 fatty acids have a positive effect on the lipid profile, lowering the total cholesterol level, the level of the LDL fraction (so-called bad cholesterol), triglycerides, and also reduce blood pressure and C-reactive proteins (associated with the risk of heart attacks).
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Omega 3 acids help to reduce body fat, promote weight loss, decrease BMI, and reduce waist and hip circumference.
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