Omega 3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats, essential to maintain health and well-being. Fish is the main source of Omega 3 essential fatty acids. They are called essential fatty acids because our body does not produce them, and they need to be obtained through food.
In addition to regulating blood cholesterol levels and preventing cardiovascular diseases (such as myocardial infarction or arteriosclerosis), Omega 3 are key for some basic functions of the body.
What are the health benefits of Omega 3 fatty acids?