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Can Salmon Save Your Skin?

By Fiona Kenny, R.D., "Can Salmon Save Your Skin?," July/August 2009

Omega-3 fatty acids may boost your skin's defenses against UV damage.


READER'S COMMENT:
"unfortunately, not true. the body's ability to convert/absorb the omega 3's in fish is by far superior to that of flaxseed. To gain the most benefits, I use both myself. If you are eating flaxseed, just make sure that it is ground. if...
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Yes, fish for Omega3 but Flaxseed is just as good

Raymond Banfield, Doral, FL

09/01/2009 - 10:09am

unfortunately, not true. the body's ability to convert/absorb the omega 3's in fish is by far superior to that of flaxseed. To gain the most benefits, I use both myself. If you are eating flaxseed, just make sure that it is ground. if you are eating the whole seed, you are likely missing out on all of the benefits, as the body is likely to digest it whole

Anonymous

08/20/2010 - 6:41pm

unfortunately, not true. the body's ability to convert/absorb the omega 3's in fish is by far superior to that of flaxseed. To gain the most benefits, I use both myself. If you are eating flaxseed, just make sure that it is ground. if you are eating the whole seed, you are likely missing out on all of the benefits, as the body is likely to digest it whole

Anonymous

08/20/2010 - 6:42pm



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