Plant Derived Omega-3: New Research

Omega-3's without the Seafood

New Research on Plant Based Omega-3's

"Researchers from Penn State recently revealed that a plant-derived omega-3 found in flaxseed (ALA) may be just as effective in preventing heart disease as the omega-3s in fish (EPA and DHA). Good news if you don't love seafood. Aim for 2-3 grams of ALA a day; breakfast is a great place to start. Stir some flaxseed (1.6 grams of omega-3 per tablespoon) into your yogurt, top your French Toast with walnuts (2.6 grams per ounce), or cook your eggs with canola oil (1.3 grams per tablespoon)."

Excerpt from Shape | Melt Belly Fat! | July/Aug 2015.

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