Adding Omega-3 to Your Diet

ByABC News
January 15, 2007, 6:05 PM

Jan. 15, 2007 — -- These days, it's hard to find a dietary buzzword that carries more impact than omega-3, and with good reason.

The American Heart Association (AHA) says omega-3 fatty acids can provide a host of benefits to those with cardiovascular disease, as well as healthy people.

In order to get the highest levels of omega-3 fatty acids, the AHA suggests eating any of these fatty fish at least twice a week:

The AHA says that certain other foods contain alpha-linolenic acid (LNA), which can become omega-3 fatty acid in the body:

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