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Different Ways to Incorporate Omega-3 Fatty Acids into Your Daily Diet

Different Ways to Incorporate Omega-3 Fatty Acids into Your Daily Diet

Omega-3 fatty acids are considered essential fatty acids: They are necessary for human health but the body can’t make them -- you have to get them through food. Also known as polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), omega-3 fatty acids play a crucial role in brain function, as well as normal growth and development. They have also become popular because they may reduce the risk of heart disease. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends eating fish (particularly fatty fish such as mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines, albacore tuna, and salmon) at least 2 times a week. Omega-3 fatty acids......
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NutritionFacts.org

Just discovered NutritionFacts.org, and I wish I'd found it long ago.  As a physician undereducated in nutrition and very suspicious that I'm not alone, I find Dr. Michael Greger's web resource invaluable.  The site also explains information clearly enough to share with patients, and well everyone.  Enjoy.

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Jennifer Bremer
Sorry to get back to you so belatedly. Just saw this now. But, I couldn't agree more! Love that nutrition is getting more play i... Read More
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 22:01
TinaTee
Thanks for sharing. Such a great resource! Here's one in return: Dr. Mercola... Read More
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TinaTee
Opps! Sorry. The link to Dr. Mercola's site didn't show. Lets try this again: http://www.mercola.com/... Read More
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