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Omega 3 fatty acids are long-chain, polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) and are mainly found in plants and sea organisms. Human body is not capable of synthezing these fatty acids. Omega 3 fatty acids include DHA and EPA. Below is a list of 300 food items and their omega 3 fatty acid EPAcontent (ordered high to low).
A study in this week's PLoS Medicine shows that the replacement of dietary saturated fatty acids with polyunsaturated fatty acids reduces coronary heart disease events.
This review will assess our current understanding of the differential effects of ALA, EPA and DHA on cancer, insulin resistance, and cardiovascular disease.
Growing consumer interest in grass-fed beef products has raised a number of questions with regard to the perceived differences in nutritional quality between grass-fed and grain-fed cattle.