Omega-3 Metabolic Syndrome

Omega-3 Metabolic Syndrome

Omega-3s Can Reduce Symptoms of Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a collection of conditions.

It includes central obesity — also known as belly fat — as well as high blood pressure, insulin resistance, high triglycerides and low “good” HDL cholesterol levels.

It is a major public health concern because it increases your risk of many other illnesses, including heart disease and diabetes

Omega-3 fatty acids can improve insulin resistance, inflammation and heart disease risk factors in people with metabolic syndrome

Ref:

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements improve the cardiovascular risk profile of subjects with metabolic syndrome, including markers of inflammation and auto-immunity
(Mahmoud Ebrahimi et al. Acta Cardiol. 2009 Jun)

A comprehensive Review on Metabolic Syndrome (Jaspinder Kaur)

N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids: relationship to inflammation in healthy adults and adults exhibiting features of metabolic syndrome
(Lindsay E Robinson et al. Lipids. 2013 Apr.)

Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation improves vascular function and reduces inflammation in obese adolescents
(Frida Dangardt et al. Atherosclerosis. 2010 Oct.)

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