Essential fatty acids are very important for heart's health.

Essential fatty acids are very important for health care nutrition
Nutrition professionals are advising the intake of sufficient quantity of essential fatty acids to prevent and treat heart ailments.
In human nutrition essential fatty acids are very necessary as many biological activities depend on them.
Though most of the fatty acids are produced by the human body ,omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids cannot be produced by the body and necessarily be added to the diet.
Insufficient intake or lack of balance between the intake of the omega -3and omega-6 fatty acids can affect the production of prostaglandins which are the regulators of,blood pressure, blood clotting and heart rate.
EFA( essential fatty acid) also helps in the digestion and assimilation process.
EFA are also very much necessary in the reproductive system right from fertility and conception, to fetal growth and nursing. EFA are also necessary for the immune system and the anti-inflammatory process.
Almonds, avocados, cashews, pea nuts, olive oil, soya oil, fish and fish oils are some of the rich sources of EFA.

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