Add this to the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids: A new study shows that supplements can decrease inflammation in overweight people in middle age and beyond. Inflammation has been linked to conditions like heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, arthritis and Alzheimer’s disease—and, more generally, to frailty in old age.

Using omega-3s to quell inflammation has even more beauty benefits than lowering disease risk. Inflammation is your skin’s biggest enemy, causing problems such as sagging skin. So taking omega-3 supplements and adding fatty fish to your grocery list can reduce these skin saboteurs for younger-looking skin!

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