5 Benefits of Polyunsaturated Fats in Sea Moss

"Fats" is one of the most terrifying phrases a dieting and health-conscious person may hear. Many individuals are easily alarmed by the term and will avoid any food that has anything to do with fats or fatty acids. However, research is unequivocal in its assessment of fats as a crucial and vital bioactive component of food. 

Naturally, lipids are classified into two types: saturated fats (trans fats) and unsaturated fats (good fats). The higher the percentage of unsaturated fat, the healthier it is for your body. Polyunsaturated fats are so named because they include one or more carbon atoms with double bonds, which means they do not form thick layers in your veins and do not obstruct them.

But where can you get these polyunsaturated fats in natural, balanced amounts? According to current studies, sea moss is one of the greatest sources of polyunsaturated fats.

 

Because of its colour, sea moss is sometimes known as brown algae. It is a marine product found all over the world. For the first time, modern research and investigations have begun to look into its magical and beneficial powers. It also contains polyunsaturated fats, including linoleic acid (C18:2n-6, LA), arachidonic acid (C20:4n-6, DHA), and eicosapent-noic acid (C22:5n-3, EPA) as well as healthy cholesterol. These fats are not only vital, but they also serve several useful roles in your body.

Polyunsaturated fats for the heart

Polyunsaturated fats do not solidify, so they stay liquid and help protect the body from the detrimental effects of saturated or trans fats. This also includes their antioxidant function, which protects cardiac muscles from oxidants and adverse effects.

Polyunsaturated fats for cholesterol 

Cholesterol is an essential component of the human body. It is an important component of the hormone system because it produces testosterone in males and oestrogen in females. Cholesterol is also required for cell activity. However, there are two forms of cholesterol: good cholesterol and bad cholesterol. Good cholesterol is made up of polyunsaturated fats and protects the body against harmful cholesterol. As a result, it is a vital aspect of the body's defence mechanism.

 

Polyunsaturated fats for hormones

Polyunsaturated fats are also required for the synthesis of sex hormones, also known as testosterone and oestrogen. As a result, they are a part of a healthy endocrine system and aid in sexual activity.

 

Polyunsaturated fats for healthy brain 

Brain cells are 80% fat, therefore, fat has a prominent place in the brain. Polyunsaturated fats are also vital in brain regeneration, and so form an important component of the neuron extracellular matrix. A larger intake of polyunsaturated fats is essential for brain function.

 

Polyunsaturated fats for the blood pressure

Polyunsaturated fats are also necessary for optimal blood density, which aids in the maintenance of the body's blood pressure. This is, in fact, a vital role in preserving the body's cardiovascular health.

Because science and study have shown that polyunsaturated fats are vital for a healthy body, sea moss is rich in these beneficial polyunsaturated components. Sea moss contains an excellent fat balance.

 

Get your bag of polyunsaturated fats of sea moss. 

Herbal Vineyard is an organic company that processes and packs its sea moss to preserve its freshness and polyunsaturated components. Get your bag of sea moss today and have it delivered right to your home.

References

  • Lomartire, S., Marques, J. C., & Gonçalves, A. M. (2021). An overview to the health benefits of seaweeds consumption. Marine Drugs, 19(6), 341.
  • Pal, A., Kamthania, M. C., & Kumar, A. (2014). Bioactive compounds and properties of seaweeds—a review. Open Access Library Journal, 1(4), 1-17.
  • Kamenarska, Z. G., Dimitrova-Konaklieva, S. D., Stefanov, L. K., & Popov, S. S. (2003). A comparative study on the sterol composition of some brown algae from the Black Sea. Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, 68(4-5), 269-275.

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