Should I have extra virgin olive oil daily ?


Extra virgin olive oil, when used in practices like oil pulling—swishing it in your mouth and then spitting it out—may have some health benefits according to some dental healthcare professionals. However, states that while the practice of oil pulling is low cost, the peer-reviewed evidence supporting its health benefits is not strong enough to universally recommend it. He emphasizes that if individuals find personal benefit in such practices and are aware of supporting research, they could consider continuing it, but he doesn't advocate it as a necessary practice for everyone 1.

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Benefits of omega 3 daily


Daily intake of omega-3 fatty acids offers several health benefits:

  1. Reduction of Inflammation: Omega-3 fatty acids, especially when taken in the form of fish oil or from fatty fish such as sardines, provide substrates essential for building nervous system components and reducing inflammation 1.

  2. Mental Health Benefits: Consuming 1-3 grams of EPA (a type of omega-3) daily can have antidepressant effects, potentially allowing some individuals to lower the dosages of standard antidepressant medications under medical supervision 1.

  3. Cardiovascular and Immune System Health: Omega-3s help protect the cardiovascular system and benefit the immune system. Ensuring a regular intake can contribute to overall well-being 2.

  4. Cognitive and Focus Enhancement: In adults, omega-3s can support better focus and lower dependency on medications for attention deficit issues. They are crucial for maintaining brain and neural health 2.

  5. Support for Brain Health: EPA from omega-3s is important for the construction of cell membranes in the brain, supporting overall brain health and cognitive functions 3.

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    Andrew discusses the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil, highlighting their role in reducing inflammation and potentially serving as a mild to moderate antidepressant. He emphasizes the importance of EPA dosage for improved mood and overall well-being.

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These points highlight the importance of incorporating omega-3 fatty acids into your daily diet, whether through food sources like fatty fish and certain plant-based options or via supplements. Always consult with a healthcare provider to determine the best dosage and sources for your specific health needs.