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How to Get Your Omega-3s

What Does Your RDI Look Like: Omega-3s

Omega-3s fall into the category of healthy fats because they have so many benefits. These essential fatty acids reduce inflammation, stabilize your mood, lower your cholesterol, and have been found to reduce your risk of coronary heart disease. The RDI of omega-3s is 1.1 grams per day. It's easy to get your fill since omega-3s come from a variety of sources including fish, flaxseeds, walnuts, soybeans, and omega-enhanced foods. Are you getting enough? To find out, check my chart after you read more.



Food Omega-3s (g)
3 oz. salmon
1.1
3 oz. halibut
.6
3 oz. swordfish
.97
3 oz. canned tuna
.17
1 tbsp. flaxseeds
1.8
1/8 cup walnuts
1.1
1 cup strawberries
.1
1 cup raspberries
.1
1/2 cup tofu
.23
1/2 cup edamame (soybeans)
2.8
1/2 cup steamed broccoli
.1
1 omega-3 enriched egg
.23

Do you think you're getting enough omega-3 fatty acids in your daily diet?

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