According to research by scientists from the Athens Medical University (Greece) fatty acids omega-3 reduces the physical damage that the human body causing cigarettes.
Researchers assessed the impact of heavy smokers receiving 2 grams of omega-3 on the walls of the arteries. It turned out that the short course of fatty acids can improve the condition of the arteries and to mitigate the damage caused by cigarettes plasticity of the vascular system.
"This discovery eloquently said, the above acid is able to inhibit the harmful effects of Smoking on the artery walls, which plays an important role in the development of diseases of the cardiovascular system," says Dr. Gerasimos Siasos.
The effect is contained in fish fatty acids has a direct relationship with the action of some complex mechanisms, which are also associated with anti-inflammatory and anti-sclerotic effect. In connection with the foregoing cardiologists strongly recommend to absolutely anyone try to include in the diet of fatty fish, because it contained many useful fatty acids. Just twice a week to eat a portion of oily fish, especially those who are at risk and it is a high probability that at any time can develop heart disease.
"The only way of salvation of his body is a complete failure from the harmful effects of tobacco, in other words - just not to smoke. However, those who smoke and those who do not smoke, can follow a healthy diet, so at least minimize the damage to the body," says Catherine Tauber Director for science Federation on protection against heart disease.