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Clover Leaf Salmon, Albacore Tuna, and Sardine products are all sources of Omega-3 Fats. Research has continued to show many health benefits for including Omega-3 in a healthy diet. Read below to find out more.

Omega-3 unsaturated fats found in foods such as fatty fish have been shown to benefit heart health, eye health, as well as infant brain and nervous system development.

Other areas of research show that omega-3 fats could help manage symptoms for those with psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease and other conditions related to inflammation1-3.

Omega-3 fats are being studied as a treatment option for depression and while some research shows significant promise, it remains unclear if omega-3 fats can help prevent and treat depression4-5.

There has also been study on the role of omega-3 fats in aging, more specifically in our overall alertness, memory and level of brain functioning. Some research shows that omega-3 fats may play an important role in prevention and treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease6.

Boost Your Omega-3 Fat Intake!

To get your Omega 3 boost, try some of our delicious Clover Leaf recipes below:

References:

1La Guardia M, Giammanco S, Di Majo D, Tabacchi G, Tripoli E, Giammanco M.Omega 3 fatty acids: biological activity and effects on human health. Panminerva Med. 2005 Dec;47(4):245-57.

2Calder PC. Am J Clin Nutr. n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, inflammation, and inflammatory diseases. 2006 Jun;83(6 Suppl):1505S-1519S. Review.

3Mori TA, Beilin LJ. Omega-3 fatty acids and inflammation. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2004 Nov;6(6):461-7. Review.

4Sontrop JCampbell MK. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and depression: a review of the evidence and a methodological critique. Prev Med. 2006 Jan;42(1):4-13. Epub 2005 Dec 7.

5Katherine M Appleton, Robert C Hayward, David Gunnell, Tim J Peters, Peter J Rogers, David Kessler, and Andrew R Ness. Effects of n–3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on depressed mood: systematic review of published trials. Am J Clin Nutr 2006;84:1308 –16.

Issa AMMojica WAMorton SCTraina SNewberry SJHilton LG,Garland RHMaclean CH. The efficacy of omega-3 fatty acids on cognitive function in aging and dementia: a systematic review. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2006;21(2):88-96. Epub 2005 Dec 9.

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