are healthy fats that belong in every person’s diet:
- ALA (alpha-linolenic acid)
- EPA (eicosapentaenoic)
- DHA (docosahexaenoic acid)
They have major health benefits, the biggest one being that they help to prevent inflammatory diseases like heart disease and arthritis.
How to incorporate Omega 3s into your diet:
There are several ways to make sure you are getting your daily required intake of Omega 3s. Here are a few:
- 1 tsp of oil (particularly Olive Oil, Macadamia Nut Oil, Flax Seed Oil) on your vegetables twice-a-day
- Eat fish often or include a Fish Oil supplement into your meals
- Eat eggs
To read more click here>> http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrition_articles.asp?id=873
- What Fish Oil Does for Your Health (everydayhealth.com)
- EPA and DHA: What Are They and Why Do They Matter? (smartypantsvitamins.com)
- Your Heart’s New Best Friend (mensjournal.com)
- What’s the Big Deal About Fish Oil? (lewrockwell.com)
- Are you hooked on fish oil yet? The natural wonder drug that is proven to treat a range of conditions (dailymail.co.uk)
2 thoughts on “Omega-3s: What they can do for you!”
Taking an approach to my diet which includes nearly 70% fat, I think it is really important to know which ones are the goodies.
Love my eggs, salmon and avo oil!
THanks for the info! 🙂
Awesome! You’re welcome! When you have diet like that, you definitely need to know which ones are the best heart-healthy ones.