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5 Ways to Get in Omega Balance

By EatingWell Editors, May/June 2010

Easy tips for a better Omega-3 to Omega-6 ratio.


READER'S COMMENT:
"What if Alaskan wild salmon isn't available? Aren't there other options to balancing out the omega 3 and 6 ratio? This article doesn't seem very helpful. "

4. Go grass-fed.

Cows and chickens raised on industrial farms are often fed corn and soy, which are high in omega-6s and low in omega-3s. In one study, beef from grass-fed cattle had a 79 percent lower omega-6 to omega-3 ratio than that from grain-fed.

Healthy meat choices:



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