Tip #101: For Heart Health, Eat Foods Rich In Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Written by Steve

Omega-3 fatty acids are fats generally located in plant and marine oils. Omega-3s are considered essential, because they cannot be manufactured in the human body and must be taken in via the foods we eat. There is evidence that omega-3 fatty acids assist in lowering the risk of heart disease, and may also reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

The following foods are rich in omega-3 fatty acids:

  • Oils – Flax seen oil, canola oil, soybean oil
  • Nuts – Walnuts
  • Fatty Fish – Salmon, albacore tuna, lake trout, sardines and mackeral

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