Omega-3 Fatty Acids Directory
Omega-3s (EPA, ALA, and DHA) are great for heart health, brain function, mood, and much more. Fish are the best source of omega-3s. Specific conditions that may benefit from omega-3s include cholesterol, RA, depression, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to incorporate more omega-3 fatty acids into your diet, what the benefits are, and much more.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Health
Omega-3 fatty acids may help lower blood pressure and triglyceride levels. Find out what else it might do and how you can get more of it though diet or supplements.
Getting Results From a Heart-Healthy Diet
After you make heart-healthy lifestyle changes, how fast can you expect results? And what type of benefits will you reap?
Healthy Fats and Low-Fat Cooking Ideas
WebMD tells you which fats you need in your diet and how to incorporate them in low-fat dishes.
Omega-3 Fish Oil: Supplements and Prescriptions
WebMD explains the difference between omega-3 fish oil supplements you can buy without a prescription and fish oil medicines your doctor can prescribe, including health benefits and side effects.
The Truth About Fats
Not all fats are equal. Learn which ones actually boost your health.
Good Fats/Bad Fats: Health Benefits of Omega-3 Fats
Not all fats are bad. WebMD explains the benefits of the “good fats,” omega-3 fatty acids, including decreased risk of heart disease and stroke.
Fish Oil to Treat Depression?
Dave thinks a lot about fish these days. Study after study has suggested benefits for omega-3 fatty acids, which are plentiful in certain fish oils. But what intrigues Dave isn't that omega-3's might reduce his risk of heart attack, or ease the pain of arthritis. He's hoping to lubricate his mind.
Fatty Fish & Your Cholesterol
The term "fatty fish" may sound unappealing, but actually these are the tastiest and healthiest foods from the sea.
Good and Bad Fats
Isn’t fat, well, fat? No, not at all. Learn how to tell the good from the bad.
Will Omega-3s Help My Heart?
Where you can find these ”good” fats and how much you need.
What Are Healthy Fats?
From corn oil to avocados, what foods are rich in healthy fats?
Is Coconut Oil Good for You?
Should you trade your regular cooking oil for the coconut kind?
Slideshows & Images
Truth About Omega-3s, the Good Fat
Can algae capsules or a salmon meal boost brainpower, save your heart, or ease depression? Pictures show omega-3 benefits, hype, and best sources.
Shopping for Omega-3s
Fill your grocery cart with these healthy omega-3 foods.
Slideshow: Shopping for Omega-3s
From fish to avocados, nuts to beans, WebMD shows you what tasty foods have healthy fats. See the benefits of adding omega 3s and other good fats to your diet.
Myths and Facts About Your Heart Health
Do you know how to keep your heart healthy? Take this quiz and find out.
Test Your Knowledge About Omega-3s, Mercury, and the Truth About Fish
Take this quiz about fish to see how much you know about omega-3s, raw fish, nutritional values, mercury levels, and wild vs. farm-raised fish.
How Much Do You Know About Fats and Oils?
How Much Do You Know About Fats and Oils? Get the skinny on healthy and unhealthy fats and oils.
The Facts About Fish Oil and Omega-3s
Just how much does fish oil help your heart and your overall health? Take our quiz to find out about omega-3s, mercury worries, and how to avoid fish burps.