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How can omega-3s benefit me as I get older?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Reduce stress and improve your memory as you age with an omega-3 supplement. Omega-3s, found naturally in oily fish like salmon and tuna, as well as flaxseed, walnuts, and soybeans, keep the stress-causing hormones cortisol and adrenaline in check. They’ve also been shown to improve your memory function as you age. Unfortunately, most people get far too little omega-3s through their diet. Try taking 600 mg of DHA omega-3s at breakfast. Look for supplements in dark-colored bottles to prevent spoiling.
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