The Power of Fish in Your Diet

Getting those Omega-3 fatty acids, essential to heart health

Omega-3 fatty acids are called the essential fats because we need them to survive. The tricky thing is that our bodies cannot produce these types of acid.

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This is where fish comes in. Fish are the number one source of omega-3 fatty acids. And just to make it more interesting, fish provide two types of omega-3 fatty acids that our bodies need – EPA and DHA. EPA stands for eicosapentaenoic acid and DHA stands for docosahexaenoic acid. Some plant-based foods provide the omega-3 fatty acid ALA – alphalinolenic acid.

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