Omega-3 Rich Diet Reduces Severity in Lupus Erythematosus

Omega fatty acids have an effect on inflammation in the body, with omega-3 fatty acids generally acting as an anti-inflammatory and omega-6 fatty acids acting as a pro-inflammatory. Fatty fish like salmon, mackerel, and fish oil supplements are good sources of omega-3 fatty acids which can block a known trigger of lupus. Higher intake of foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids was associated with better sleep quality and a decrease in depressive symptoms in lupus patients.

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