Omega-3 fish oil is unquestionably beneficial for heart health. We know as much from decades of research, and especially from the 2019 meta-analysis conducted by Harvard University – an analysis so rigorous, so comprehensive, that it put the debate to bed once and for all. But what else is fish oil good for?

As one of the most studied nutrients in the world, fish oil is always coming under the microscope of researchers, who dig deep to determine ways in which it can help us combat disease, alleviate stress, recover faster and more. The natural world has richly endowed us with everything we need to maintain or regain health – fish oil is just one component.

In recent times, a number of clinical studies have caught our eye – principally because they revealed benefits of omega-3 that most people don’t often hear about. In this article, we’ll look at just four of them.