The Practical Benefits of Taking Fish Oil Supplements

The benefits of fish oil have long been touted. You've no doubt encountered many articles, blog posts, TV shows, and news articles that have highlighted the various health benefits of fish oil. Sure, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) now estimates that nearly 10 percent of all Americans are taking this supplement. We all know that the omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil are important - but, how exactly is it helping us?

Decreased Blood Pressure

The are a variety of studies that show fish oil contributed to a lowering of high blood pressure, in addition to triglyceride levels. This can lead to a decreased risk of stroke, heart disease and heart attack.

Fat Metabolism

Fish oil is strongly believes to stimulate the digestive system and cells tasked with metabolizing fat. It's also believed that fish oil may help reduce the propensity for gaining weight later in life.

Reduction of Inflammation

Recent studies have indicated that DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, improves white blood cell resiliency, which can help guard against disease through inflammation reduction.

Improved Eye Health

The National Eye Institute conducted a study that discovered a strong correlation between a reduction of the possibility of developing macular degneration with high levels of omega-3 fatty acid intake in diets.


These are just a few of the many benefits that can be derived from including fish oil in your diet. Vita Globe carries a variety of fish oil softgels. We invite you to improve your diet and health by including omega-3 fatty acids as part of your supplement routine!