WEIGHT LOSS Essential Fatty Acids in Fish
Fresh oily fish is one of the best and most convenient sources of omega-3 essential fatty acids. It is the one major exception to the need to restrict dietary fat intake for optimum health and weight loss. Unlike other foods rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids, like flax or linseed oil, fresh fish is freely available. And unlike nuts and seeds - the other main food source of omega-3, oily fish is a much richer source.
The omega-3 essential fatty acids in oily fish are called:
See Fig 1. for the content of omega-3 (EPA and DHA) in fresh fish.
Essential Fatty Acids in Fish
Fig 1. Content of Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acid in Fish
Approximate Omega-3 (EPA/DHA)
WEIGHT LOSS Calories, Weight Loss, Fats and Oils
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