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: Fact Sheet
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for good health. WebMD explains how to make sure they are part of your diet.
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.
Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements: Benefits, Side Effects, and Uses
WebMD explains the health benefits of omega-3 fish oil, along with side effects.
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.
Why You Should Go Nuts Over Walnuts
Get crackin'. Walnuts are full of heart-healthy fats and protein.
The Nutrition in Hemp Seeds
Hemp seeds add crunch and nutrition to many dishes. Don't worry, no THC.
Why Are Chia Seeds So Popular?
Here's the dish on chia seeds: They're a great source of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids.
Why Are Flaxseeds Good For You?
Ground flaxseed is rich in nutrients and easy to mix into almost any meal.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Shopping for Omega-3s
Fill your grocery cart with these healthy omega-3 foods.
Slideshow: Truth About Omega-3, 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.
Slideshow: Healthy-Fat Foods
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.
Slideshow: Seeds for Your Healthy Diet
They’re not just for the birds. Seeds are a tasty, healthy way to spruce up breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Quiz: 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.
Quiz: Myths and Facts About Your Heart Health
Do you know how to keep your heart healthy? Take this quiz and find out.
Seafood Quiz: 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.
Quiz: 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.