The Benefits of Omega 3

Omega 3 is not the famous pain reliever that you know. It is not something that you massage to your body.

Omega 3 is something that you take and gives protection from heart attack and stroke.

Terms you should know

EPA or eicosapentaenoic acid is a kind of Omega-3 fatty acid which helps decrease inflammation and pain in patients with arthritis, because of its potent anti-inflammatory properties.

DHA or docosahexaenoic acid is another Omega-3 fatty acid that is found heavily in brain tissue. It maintains healthy brain function, help in brain development and improve memory in both children and adults

Sanofi- Aventis , makers of Cenovis Fish Oil has recently launched the Omega-3 Academy Asia, anewly formed professional body of mechanical experts comitted to increasing awareness and understanding of Omega-3.

So to find the latest information and research on the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids and how to include these in your diet for optimal health and well-being, visit

Speaking about Omega 3, today’s fast paced living exacts a heavy toll on the body. As we strive to keep up with life’s daily grind, we often do not have enough time to prepare healthy meals, which consequently causes our health to suffer.

The National Institute of Health's website, Medline Plus says, "Omega-3 fatty acids reduce pain and swelling." How? Omega 3 fish oil fatty acids, particularly EPA, are involved in your body's inflammatory response and inflammation cycle. Relieving the inflammation (swelling) will help reduce the pain.

Studies show that awareness and understanding of Omega-3 among Asian consumers is significantly lower than in Western nations such as Australia, the United Kingdom and the USA, where consumer awareness has been high for over 20 years.

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