Fishing for Omega-3s: Seas & Seeds.

Omnivores and vegans alike should keep an eye on their essential fatty acids.

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Which types of fats are essential?

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Why do we need these fatty acids?

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How much of them do we need?

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Recommended omega-3 fatty acid intakes. Source (National Academy of Medicine)

Which sources are best?

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Table provided by NIH based on data from USDA Nutrient Database.
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Is more better?

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The value of massive doe fish oil supplements is …fishy

Closing thoughts

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