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Taking the goodness of fish oil supplements

You can often read about the consumption of a variety of fish, especially fish at least twice a week . The recommendation is the food of fish rich in omega -3 is very good for brain health to heart .

The human body can not produce omega- 3 fatty acids, so we need to get food . Omega - 3 is common in a variety of marine fish such as salmon , tuna , cod, and so on.

Unfortunately, fish consumption in Indonesia is low. In a 2007 report consumption derived from the new Indonesian fish about 14 percent , much lower than 17.9 per cent of Cambodia and Malaysia reached 22 percent protein.

Given the importance of the nutrient content of fish nutrition experts agree that fish oil supplements should be considered as an additional source of nutrients.

According Dr.Fiastuti Witjaksono , Sp.GK , there are three types of fatty acids in fish oil , unsaturated fatty acids, monounsaturated fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

Fatty acids in fish oil help children's intelligence , promote the development of the sense of sight, as well as the immune system of infants and toddlers .

Taking the goodness of fish oil supplements
Taking the goodness of fish oil supplements

In adults, fish oil is also a very important role in reducing inflammation so that we avoid heart disease , rheumatoid arthritis , a disease of dementia in the elderly.

Although derived from fish, but according to fish oil supplements Fiastuti is safe for people allergic to fish. " For those who are allergic should choose fish oil from fish oil that stores in the liver ( liver oil fish ) , " he said at a press event held by emulsion formation Champs in Jakarta some time ago ..

In addition to omega- 3 fatty acids , you should choose products that also contain vitamin supplements .

Yet, according to parents Fiastuti must be wise before giving supplements to children . " It should be noted first that her son was a lack of nutrients or not . If nutrients are filled with food so you do not need supplements ," says nutritionist Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia.

To determine whether the nutritional needs of a child are met may be considered the child's diet . It belongs to a child who is difficult to eat or not , watching his weight and growth. When he is not sure , may consult a pediatrician.

Fiastuti warned of the dangers of excess vitamins . " Some types of vitamins that can interfere with the function of overload, the oxidation of the liver and cause excessive process," he said

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