Diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help lower blood pressure in young, healthy adults

You don’t have to have problems to get benefits from omega-3–fix your ratio when you are young and avoid problems in the first palace.

ClinicalNews.Org

Public Release: 13-Nov-2016

Poster: S2066 – Session: LF.APS.P44

American Heart Association

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 13, 2016 — Healthy young people may be able to help prevent the onset of high blood pressure by eating diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids, according to a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016.

Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fats, mostly found in fish and some types of plant oils. Researchers studied 2,036 young, healthy adults by measuring the amount of omega-3 fatty acids in their blood and recording their blood pressure measurements. They divided people into four groups, from the quarter with the highest amount of omega-3 fatty acids in their blood to the quarter with the lowest.

They found adults in the highest quarter had about 4 mm Hg lower systolic and 2 mm Hg lower diastolic blood pressure compared to those with the least omega-3 fatty acids…

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