4. Eye Health.
For the longest time, the main ingredient that people were after for eye health was found in tomatoes. While antioxidants play a vital role in protecting the eyes, omega 3 fatty acids have been found to be protective for eye health as well. The retina is mostly composed of a compound called DHA, which is a type of omega 3 fatty acid. When your eyesight slips and is not what it was before, then this could be due to a lack of omega 3 fatty acids in your diet. There have been a number of eye conditions associated with low levels of omega 3s in daily diet including macular degeneration and potentially blindness. Consider talking with your pharmacist for general dosing questions regarding omega 3 fatty acid intake.