One of the consequences of the Zika virus is a neurological complication, which causes the inflammation of neurons and their possible death. Scientists at the University of Brasilia have discovered that omega-3 can help reduce the swelling caused by the virus.

Tuna is rich in omega-3, making it an excellent source for the fatty acids that the human body is not able to generate. It can be mainly found in fish and nuts and it is well-known for helping reduce bad cholesterol in the body. To know more about omega-3 and its benefits, check the Atuna health section.