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What fish are good sources of omega-3 fatty acids?

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  • Halibut
  • Herring
  • Mackerel
  • Salmon
  • Sardines
  • Trout
  • Tuna (fresh)

Oysters also have omega-3s.

SOURCES:
Pereira, C.  International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research, July 2001.
University of Maryland Medical Center: "Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)."
Peck, P. Medscape Medical News, Nov. 11, 2004.
Oregon State University, Linus Pauling Institute: "Essential Fatty Acids."
WebMD Medical Reference: "Omega-3 Fatty Acids."

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on October 10, 2019

SOURCES:
Pereira, C.  International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research, July 2001.
University of Maryland Medical Center: "Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)."
Peck, P. Medscape Medical News, Nov. 11, 2004.
Oregon State University, Linus Pauling Institute: "Essential Fatty Acids."
WebMD Medical Reference: "Omega-3 Fatty Acids."

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on October 10, 2019

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