Non-Vegetarian Omega 3 Foods


Non-vegetarian omega 3 foods can provide a substantial part of your fatty acid requirement.

Which types of non-vegetarian food contain omega 3 (n-3)?

Non-vegetarian food sources of n-3 PUFAs include:

Fish have the highest n-3 of all non-vegetarian foods

Of all non-vegetarian foods, fatty cold water fish have by far the highest n-3 content.

Meat, dairy products and eggs are relevant too

Although meat, dairy products and eggs are usually much lower in n-3 content than fish, they are of particular interest because different livestock diets have a significant impact on:

How can I improve my n-3 to n-6 ratio through non-vegetarian foods?

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