What is Omega 3
Healthy fats are an essential to any diet. These fats are termed unsaturated fats and come in the form of omega-6 and omega-3. These two fats should be consumed in an equal ratio, but currently omega-6 intakes are very high with Omega-3 intakes being well below recommendations. Omega 3 contains the essential fatty acids EPA and DHA that must be consumed through dietary sources such as fatty fish like salmon and sardines. The Myprotein Omega 3 contains both EPA and DHA, 18% and 12% respectively.
Benefits of Omega 3
Omega 3 contains 360mg EPA and 240mg DHA in each serving, therefore delivering an adequate intake of omega-3 to your diet. Omega-3 is incredibly important for cardiac function whereby high intakes can reduce levels of harmful cholesterol LDL and has been shown in scientific studies to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and related risk factors such as diabetes and high blood pressure*.
Omega-3 oil is also beneficial for joint health which is a particular good aspect within performing exercise of high intensity and high impact*.
Who is Omega 3 Suitable for?
Omega 3 is suitable for all individuals who want to increase their daily omega 3 intake and achieve a healthy balanced diet. In particular active individuals who want to lose weight or gain added benefits within joint care*.
How to take Omega-3
for an optimum intake Omega-3 can be taken 1-3 times per day with meals.