Fish Oil supports your nervous system
EPA and DHA serve many important roles, including the health of our nervous system. DHA is the most unsaturated membrane the phospholipids of the cerebral cortex and retina and is an important contributor to membrane fluidity. DHA deficiency affects neurotransmission, membrane activities, gene expression, inflammation, immunity and synaptic plasticity; and is associated with normal aging, Alzheimer’s disease, hyperactivity, schizophrenia, and peroxisomal disorders.
EPA has important roles in neural signaling, synapse formation shown to help with depressive symptoms. Although commonly referred to as essential as they can be formed in the body via the conversion of alpha-linolenic acid. This conversion process, however, can be very slow and may be inadequate in certain circumstances. Elevated dietary saturated fats, cholesterol, trans a glucose-rich diet, alcohol, adrenaline, glucocorticoids, age, diabetes and deficiencies of pyridoxine, zinc, and magnesium inhibit the desaturase enzymes required for the endogenous formation of EPA and DHA.
This makes DHA and EPA under certain conditions the requirements for these fatty acids may exceed the individual’s capacity to synthesize them. The most significant dietary source of EPA and DHA is marine fish: in western societies, the rate of fish consumption is often low. Supplementation DHA is therefore ideal to optimize the body’s levels of these fatty acids.
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