To make the most of the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids for a healthy heart, there is one main question to answer: What kinds of food should I be consuming so that my body gets the appropriate intake of Omega-3 (EPA and DHA)?
There are two types of polyunsaturated Omega-3 fatty acids: the shorter-chain Omega-3, such as ALA and the longer-chain Omega-3, such as EPA and DHA. ALA is found in plant sources, while EPA and DHA are found only in fish and seafood.
FISH AND SEEFOOD:
NATURAL SOURCE OF EPA AND
DHA OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS
Fish and seafood constitute a natural source of EPA and DHA Omega-3 fatty acids, while providing additional nutrients such as proteins, vitamins and minerals. For this reason, it is recommended to consume fish and seafood on a regular basis for a varied and balanced diet.
The easiest way to get the EPA and DHA Omega-3 fatty acids that your organism needs is through the foods that contain them.
EPA AND DHA OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS IN WHITE-MEAT FISH AND DARK-MEAT FISH
Over the past few years, the benefits of dark-meat fish as a source of Omega-3 fatty acids have taken great publicity. Apart from the dark-meat fish, there are other sea products, such as white-meat fish, shellfish and cephalopods, which are also a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids, providing or even exceeding, per portion, the daily intake of Omega-3 recommended for a healthy heart. Frozen fish, such as hake, is an easy way to always have at home a natural source of Omega-3 fatty acids.
For a healthy and balanced diet, it is recommended to consume fish and seafood 3 to 4 times per week, as well as to go for a variety of white-meat fish, dark-meat fish, shellfish and cephalopods.
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