Omega fatty acid, wbc and immune system

Omega Fatty Acid, WBC and Immune System

To improve number of phagocytes that eats up foreign invaders like bacteria we need fatty acids in the form of Omega fatty acids. Our body cannot make these fatty acids and we must depend on the food sources to get it.  It is present in fish oil, flax seed, etc. It prevents the damage by promoting WBC health. It reduces general infections, cold and respiratory infections.

People who have immunocompromised system will get good benefit from consuming above-mentioned foods will get benefit by immune enhancing properties of these food. Presence of DHA and EPA in these foods (like fish oil) enhances the activity of WBC’s B cells and promotes its function.

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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: November 18, 2020

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