Article Id: ARCC2105 | Page : 199-205
Citation :- BENEFICIAL EFFECTS OF FISH OIL TO HUMAN HEALTH: A REVIEW.Agricultural Reviews.2009.(30):199-205
S. Das, B.N. Paul, J. Sengupta and A.K. Datta
Address : Wastewater Aquaculture Division Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture P.O. Rahara. Kolkata-700118, India


The Omega (α)-3 and α-6 poly unsaturated fatty acids are dietary essential
constituents of human diet. As our body cannot de novo synthesize it, so, it must be
consumed through diet. Fish oil is a major source of ω−3 and ω−6 essential fatty
acids. It prevents major heart diseases, cancer, diabetes, mental disorder, arthritis
and many other health problems. So fish oil contributes a large number of beneficial
effects to us. It must be consumed as per the recommended dosages. Consumption
of 1.0g fish oil daily will help the human being to combat the coronary heart disease.
Fish oil supplements have numerous benefits over consumption of fish directly


Fish oil Coronary heart disease Polyunsaturated fatty acids Eicosapentaenoic acid Docosahexaenoic acid


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