Benefits of Fish oil

gowritells By gowritells, 24th May 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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A brief account of the Omega -3 and benefits of fish oil for pregnant women.

Pregnancy and care to be taken

Tips For Pregnant Women:

Pregnant woman are asked to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables they consume daily, by at least 5-8 servings.The food is also taken at regular intervals instead of having it in usual manner, in most cases as they will be unable to relish the food during first trimester. Although, there are a few fruits & vegetables that they recommend pregnant women should avoid.
So remember to check with your Dr. to be sure what they are if you are expecting and also follow the instructions of the "to be grannies" who is none other than your Mother, as they are well experienced and more easily available than Dr.

Why Fish Oil

Fish oil and Omega -3 :

Fish oil is oil derived from the tissues of oily fish. Fish oils contain the omega-3 fatty acids.The fish used as sources do not actually produce omega-3 fatty acids, but instead accumulate them by consuming either micro algae or prey fish that have accumulated omega-3 fatty acids.

Omega -3 has 3 types of fatty acids ,
One is present in fruits,nuts,vegetables .
Other two are naturally available in fish and other sea food.
Thus,fish is considered to be a rich source of fatty acids and is good for moms to be as well as the unborn babies.

Heath benefits of Omega -3 :
1. Omega -3 fatty acids are critical building blocks of fetal brain.
2. They also help in good eye sight and prevention of retinal problems for the to be
born babies.
3. Omega-3 fatty acids may also play a role in determining the length of gestation.
4. They also help in preventing perinatal depression.

Why Women Should Use Fish Oil During Their Pregnancy!!

Though it is recommended that woman who are expecting, should avoid many essential oils. Fish oil is one that is HIGHLY Recommended to women during pregnancy, as well as after delivery. The fatty acids included in fish oils encourage strength in mommy to be, but it also helps boost the immunity in baby as well!

Often woman are prone to deficiencies and health setbacks after delivery. The health of a woman post delivery, will largely depend on her nutritional & vitamin intake during the last trimester of her pregnancy.

Fish Oil provides many of the nutrients pregnant women and their babies require, for the strength & stamina they will need to endure delivery and recover, from the trauma & exhaustion of childbirth. Fish oil also promotes the immunity & growth of an unborn baby, when consumed by their mom to be.

High amounts of iron related food is recommended, to balance the loss of iron during and post delivery. Such as certain fruits, vegetables and meats. The fat related are also taken in good amounts to increase the growth of the unborn baby.

In some places like Australia, fish oil is being prescribed as a food supplement for expecting mothers, along with their pre-natal vitamins. This program has been put forward by the Australian Researchers, thanks to The Team Of Researchers From Australian University!

These researchers found through recent studies, that the fatty acids found in fish oils, proved it to increase immunity in baby. They also help prevent allergies, heart related problems, problems in blood vessels, and other issues that are common in new born babies, when taken by mom during pregnancy! This is because, it increases their metabolism rate and prevents health complications.

So you see, fish oil is not only a great source of fats it is also an amazing preventive medicine for many health related complications of the unborn babies and pregnant women.


Fatty Acids, Fish Oil, Health Benefit, Health Care, Omega-3, Pregnancy

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