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Q. What are food sources of omega-3s?

A. While a Recommended Dietary Intake (RDI) has not been determined for omega-3s, the American Heart Association suggests aiming for 1,500 to 3,000 milligrams (mg) per day of plant-based omega-3 fatty acids and 500 to 1,800 mg from fish.

Some Suggestions in Milligrams:

Soybeans (1 cup) = 3,000 Milligrams
Walnuts (1 oz.) = 2,570
Albacore tuna (5 oz.) = 2,131
Atlantic salmon (5 oz.) = 1,987
Canola oil (1 Tbsp.) = 1,568
Ground flaxseed (1 Tbsp.) = 1,300
White tuna, canned (3 oz.) = 730
Purslane, raw (1 cup) = 250
Omega-3-fortified egg (1 lg.) = 100-350

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