These days, many people are taking fish oil supplements, which contain Omega 3 fatty acids, driven by the research data that proves that these lipids actually reduce risk of heart disease.
There are, however, other wide-ranging benefits, including boosting immunity, protection against arthritis, asthma, psoriasis, inflammation, PMS (pre-menstrual syndrome) and certain types of cancer.
Where anti-depressant medications have failed, it is worth trying Omega 3 fats. Its intake has been found to help patients of schizophrenia, manic depression, mood instabilities and bipolar disorders.
(READ the article in the Indian Express)