Have you had your Omega 3’s today??

Walnuts (excellent source of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), one of the three omega-3 fatty acids and the one most commonly found in plants)

It’s easy to add walnuts to a morning bowl of cereal or some snack-time trail mix. Other nuts, including pecans and pistachios they too are an excellent source of ALA.

Eggs (Omega 3 enhanced eggs)

Omega-3-enhanced eggs are widely available in stores and farmers markets. The omega-3 fatty acid DHA is found in yolks only; egg whites contain no fatty acids. If you eat a breakfast of omega-3-enhanced eggs, you’ll start your day with the potential health benefits of omega-3s, including protecting the heart and possibly reducing risks of dementia.

Fish (Cold-water fish has the highest concentration of DHA and EPA, the two fatty acids closely linked to heart health)

The American Heart Association recommends at least two servings per week of salmon, tuna, herring, lake trout, sardines, and similar fish. Studies show that the omega-3s DHA and EPA reduce triglycerides, and triglycerides can lead to blocked arteries. And omega-3s can also help decrease risk of irregular heartbeats.

Reference: WedMD

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