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There appear to be numerous benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. They may lower triglycerides and blood pressure while reducing the risk of heart disease. Omega-3 supplements may help improve fetal and infant brain and eye development when taken during pregnancy or breastfeeding, or when used in baby formula. Some researchers also claim that the supplements provide mental health benefits.
- Cardiovascular disease (including cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure, heart attacks, and strokes)
- Pregnancy and childhood development
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Weight loss
- Mental health
- Various age-related conditions.