Anxiety and the Importance of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

In the following article, well-known Doctor, Barry Sears, talks about the role that Omega-3 fatty-acids play when it comes to mental health(specifically depression and anxiety disorders, such as emetophobia). Sears explains that the amount of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids that a person regularly consumes directly affects the level of serotonin in the brain. Sears notes that depression is almost non-existent in societies where fish is a main dietary staple.

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Anxiety and Omega-3 Fatty Acids. Posted on January 23, 2012 by Dr. Barry Sears. Anxiety is one of most the common neurological disorders, but it also is one of the most difficult to understand. Simply stated, anxiety is an apprehension of the