Highest in Omega 3 Fatty Acids Foods

 

Omega 3 can help lower your risk of heart disease. These healthy fats are being added to everything from eggs to peanut butter. You can also get them naturally in fish, including salmon and tuna.

Types of omega-3s: ALA, DHA, and EPA.

Our body can convert ALA into DHA and EPA but not very efficiently, So, many dietitians recommend getting DHA and EPA also. No standard recommendation for how many omega-3s we need each day, Everyday suggestions range is from 500 to 1000 milligrams. You can find more than 500 mg in a can of tuna or a few ounces of salmon. Some fortified foods offer 100 mg or more.

  • Flaxseed Oil :- per 100g Omega-3 53449mg
  • Fish Oil (Salmon) :- per 100g Omega-3 37044mg
  • Chia Seeds :- per 100g Omega-3 17830mg
  • Walnuts & Walnut Oil :- per 100g Omega-3 9080mg
  • Fish Roe (Caviar) :- per 100g Omega-3 6803mg
  • Cured & Canned Fish (Smoked Salmon) :- per 100g Omega-3 2880mg
  • Oily Fish (Mackerel):- per 100g Omega-3 2789mg
  • Soybeans (Roasted):- per 100g Omega-3 1694mg
  • Seafood (Oysters):- per 100g Omega-3 1584mg
  • Spinach (Cooked, Boiled):- per 100g Omega-3 371mg

 

ALA forms of omega-3 fatty acids help to the treatment of the following health conditions:-

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Hypertension
  • Fibrocystic breast disease
  • Hot flashes
  • Pregnancy/lactation
  • Excessive blood clotting
  • PMS

EPA and DHA forms of omega-3 fatty acids may play a role in the prevention and/or treatment of the following health conditions:

  • Nervous system development
  • Diabetes
  • Excessive blood clotting
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Depression
  • Hypertension
  • High cholesterol
  • Cognitive decline
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Pregnancy/lactation

 

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