The Health Benefits Of Omega-3s, And How You Can Get More

Omega-3s Can Combat Depression

In 2008, researchers gave participants with depression either omega-3 fatty acids or an anti-depressant. After eight weeks, those who took the omega-3s felt happier, even more than those on the anti-depressant.

A woman, seen through a window of a cafe, leans her forehead against her palm sadly.
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EPA has been found to combat depression and anxiety. Although it’s similar to an anti-depressant, combining the two leads to the best results.