There are many reported benefits of Omega-3 and new research continues to be published with links to a wide range of ailments and diseases.
The only negatives associated with Omega-3 relate to fish, the most common source of Omega-3 in our diets. Fish may contain toxins and contaminants hence experts placing restrictions on the recommended weekly intake.
Here are the benefits of Omega-3 as approved by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA):
DHA contributes to the maintenance of normal vision.
DHA contributes to maintenance of the normal brain function.
EPA and DHA contributes to the normal function of the heart.
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) maternal intake contributes to the normal development of the eye of the foetus and breastfed infants.