Top Sources of Omega-3s
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Find out 5 sources of omega-3 fats.
Omega-3 fats are good for your heart-and according to some research, omega-3 fats may help boost your mood too. These fatty acids-specifically EPA and DHA-are found in fish oil, which you can get by taking fish oil supplements…or, even yummier, by eating fish! These 5 fish are top sources of omega-3 fats ( containing 630 mg or more per 3-ounces). Do your body good with these delicious fish that are high in omega-3 fats.
Sardines have 1,950 mg of omega-3s per 3-ounce serving.
2. Salmon (wild)
Wild salmon has 1,060 mg of omega-3s per 3-ounce serving.
3. Tuna, Albacore* (canned)
Canned albacore tuna has 900 mg of omega-3s per 3-ounce serving.
*Pregnant women and young children should consider chunk light tuna instead; it's lower in mercury (and omega-3's). Only albacore tuna that's "troll- or pole-caught" in the U.S. or British Columbia is sustainably fished. Look for those terms on the label or for the Marine Stewardship Council's blue eco-label.
Mussels have 700 mg of omega-3s per 3-ounce serving.
5. Rainbow Trout
Rainbow trout has 630 mg of omega-3s per 3-ounce serving.