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Fish Oil May Help Prevent Suicide

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Time to eat more fish!

A new military study has indicated that servicemen and women with lower levels of Omega-3 fatty acids are linked to a higher risk of suicide.

In fact, those with low levels were 60% more likely to end their own life. Why?

According to CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Omega-3 is a source of "good mood enhancers" like dopamine and serotonin. Individuals who aren't getting enough of the fatty acid can have up to 50% less of these stabilizing chemicals flowing through their blood and brain!

Inneresting!

Check out the video above to learn more about the connection between Omega-3 and mental health!

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