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Benefits of Omega-3

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Benefits of Eating a Diet Rich in Omega-3

Omega-3 is an essential fat said to help support a healthy heart. It decreases triglyceride levels and slows the growth rate of atherosclerotic plaque. It can also help to slightly lower blood pressure.

A good source of omega-3 is fish. It's a good source of protein and it’s not high in saturated fat. Some great omega-3 options are:

  • Salmon
  • Albacore Tuna
  • Halibut
  • Herring
  • Mackerel
  • Lake Trout
  • Sardines

For healthy recipes for fish, visit the Inova health library