As the scientists from the Harvard school of public health, people who drink two servings of fatty fish per week, thus prolong his life by two years. As it turned out, omega-3 fatty acids, which are abundant in fish and seafood, reduce by 35% the risk of heart disease and blood vessels. But this study is unique in that it was first established the link between mortality and the presence of omega-3 fatty acids in the body.
During the research, scientists have analyzed macniece 2.7 thousands of older Americans aged 65 years. The results showed that people with high levels of omega-3 fatty acids to 27 percent less risk of heart attack or the onset of premature death.
According to Dr. Dariusz Mozaffarian, consumption of fish has always been considered good for human body, however, no previous study did not shed light on the interconnectedness contained in the fish mentioned acids and mortality among the elderly. The results of this study demonstrate the importance of an adequate concentration of omega-3 acids in human blood for the heart and blood vessels, and scientists hope that in the future, the above advantage will help extend the life of older people.