Omega-3 fatty acid is a type of unsaturated fat that may help fight heart disease. It has gained a lot of attention in the recent past for its alleged ability to:
- decrease the level of triglycerides (harmful fat in blood),
- reduce inflammations in the body,
- lower blood pressure,
- and reduce blood clotting that may lead to heart attack and stroke.
Foods Rich in Omega-3’s
Fish is a good source of omega-3 (look for mackerel, salmon, herring and sardines) and should be on the menu at least once a week. Other food sources of omega-3 are walnuts, flax seeds, chia seeds, and soy beans. (If such food is not an option, there are also omega-3 supplements available in the market!)
Get our free ebook, “Mindful Eating”:
https://MyHealthyPotential.com/newsletter and learn more about nutrition and heart health.