Omega-3 levels in the blood may boost life span
Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids that occur widely in nature and appear in certain foods.
A new study has explored whether or not there is any connection between omega-3 and human life expectancy.
The researchers found that having higher levels of omega-3 in the blood could predict a lower mortality rate in people over the age of 65 years.
It is not unusual to walk into a pharmacy or nutrition store and find rows of supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids. It is no secret that this particular fatty acid has a range of health benefits.
A new study that appears in
now suggests that it might also add years to one’s life.