5 Ways to Get in Omega Balance

By EatingWell Editors, May/June 2010

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

"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. "

5. Find uses for flax.

Flaxseed delivers alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), a type of omega-3 fat that the body can convert—although not very effectively—into DHA and EPA. Grind the seeds to release the fat (a coffee grinder works great) and sprinkle onto yogurt, cereal or salads.

Eat more flax with these healthy recipes:

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