In the book "The Omega-3 Effect: Everything You Need to Know About the Supernutrient for Living Longer, Happier and Healthier" Dr. Bill Sears says Omega-3s are the perfect health food, acting as medicine for brains and bodies of all ages.
He says Omega-3s are especially beneficial for the brain, because the brain is made of 60 percent fat - a majority of which is Omega-3s.
For optimum health benefits, he recommends taking a gram of fish oil a day and eating a fistful of fish twice a week. He also says when buying supplements to look for "certified, pure fish oil" on the label.
Dr. Bill Sears has been practicing medicine for more than 40 years and is the author of more than 40 books.
For more information visit http://www.askdrsears.com/.
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