In this video, the topic of fish oils, also known as Omega 3 Fatty Acids, is targeted. With an easy-to-understand approach, the narrator explains the job of fish oils, which includes improving nails, hair, skin, and reducing triglyceride levels, which is good for the heart. The video shows the types of oils that are extracted from a fish – EPA fish oil and DHA fish oil, with an alternative ALA oil that comes from nuts and vegetables for those that are vegetarian. A breakdown of the formation process of triglycerides is provided for a better understanding of why fish oil is good for the body.
With an explanation of what Omega 3 Fatty Acids are and why they are useful, the video moves on to explain the different fish oil products you can find. There are over-the-counter products and prescription products. The benefits, facts, and side effects of the products are given, so one is well-informed if you are to purchase any one of them. Increased LDL, fish-smelling burps, among others, are some of the side effects listed. In closing, a quick summary is given with a short quiz to make sure the viewer has retained the information.