Health Benefits of Omega 3 - Fatty acids

Omega 3 - Fatty acids is Essential for good health !
Omega-3 refers to omega-3 fatty acids.
Fatty acids are the building blocks of fats, which, despite their misunderstood reputation, are vital nutrients. Omega-3 is used to regulate blood clotting, build cell membranes and support cell health. It's polyunsaturated, which is the relatively heart-healthy kind of fats that help reduce blood triglycerides (fats) and low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the so-called bad cholesterol.

Health Benefits of Omega 3 - Fatty acids
  • Improves blood cholesterol levels
  • Prevents heart disease
  • Regulates important physiological functions
  • Helps prevent diabetes
  • Helps improve symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Reduces depression levels
  • Increases bone strength
  • Protection against Dementia and Alzheimer’s
  • Reduces risk of cancer
  • Slows aging process
Foods rich in Omega 3 - Fatty acids
Omega 3 fatty acids
are found in fish such as salmon, mackerel, sardines, tuna, herring. They are also found in soybean, flaxseed, pumpkin seeds, spinach, walnuts and salad greens.

World's Healthiest Foods ranked as quality sources of
omega-3 fats
Food
Serving
Size
Cals
Amount
(g)
DRI/DV
(%)
Nutrient
Density
World's
Healthiest
Foods Rating
2 TBS
74.8
3.19
132.92
32.0
excellent
0.25 cup
196.2
2.72
113.33
10.4
excellent
3.20 oz
188.7
1.46
60.83
5.8
very good
4 oz
157.6
1.32
55.00
6.3
very good
1 cup
56.2
0.27
11.25
3.6
very good
1 cup
28.5
0.21
8.75
5.5
very good
2 tsp
20.3
0.15
6.25
5.5
very good
1 cup
297.6
1.03
42.92
2.6
good
4 oz
164.4
0.66
27.50
3.0
good
4 oz
134.9
0.34
14.17
1.9
good
1 cup
75.8
0.19
7.92
1.9
good
1 cup
54.6
0.19
7.92
2.6
good
4 oz
96.4
0.19
7.92
1.5
good
1 cup
62.7
0.18
7.50
2.2
good
1 cup
41.4
0.17
7.08
3.1
good
1 cup
36.0
0.15
6.25
3.1
good
1 cup
64.0
0.15
6.25
1.8
good
1 cup
36.4
0.13
5.42
2.7
good
2 cups
16.0
0.11
4.58
5.2
good
1 cup
43.8
0.11
4.58
1.9
good
1 cup
46.1
0.09
3.75
1.5
good
1 cup
28.8
0.09
3.75
2.3
good
1 TBS
34.2
0.08
3.33
1.8
good
1 cup
20.4
0.07
2.92
2.6
good
1 cup
32.2
0.07
2.92
1.6
good
0.50 cup
4.9
0.07
2.92
10.8
good

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