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Fish Varieties Rich In Omega 3 Fatty Acids

The recommended daily amount of omega 3 fatty acids from fish is 200-600mg and from plants it is 1-2g.


The following are approximate amounts of omega 3 fatty acids per 60g serve of varieties of fish:

  • Salmon (Fresh Atlantic) - 1,200mg
  • Smoked salmon - 1,000mg
  • Canned salmon - 500mg
  • Sardines - 1,500mg
  • Trout (fresh rainbow) - 350mg
  • Gemfish - 300mg
  • Blue-eye, shark (flake), salmon, squid - 250mg
  • Scallop or calamari - 200mg
  • Sea mullet, abalone - 170mg
  • Canned tuna - 145mg
  • Orange roughy or sea perch - 7mg.

The following are approximate amounts of omega 3 fatty acids per 60g serve of other foods:

  • Two slices of fish oil enriched white bread - 27mg
  • Lean beef or lamb - 40mg
  • One fish oil enriched egg - 200mg
  • Fish oil enriched margarine (10g) - 60mg
  • One regular egg - 40mg.
  • The best source of omega 3 fatty acids is fish, rather than fish oil capsules.

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Fish contain omega-3 fatty acids that help in development of brain tissue and retina. Children who intake the fish food may be less likely to develop asthma. Intake of fish food also reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Fish food also maintain the blood sugar level of diabetes people. There are lot more advantages of eating fish foods.


White fish like cod is a good source of low-fat protein and minerals. Oily fish have the highest concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids which is good for body growth.


Do eating fish thrice a week makes me obese..??


Hi Arun Among the Non veg Foods sea foods are considered as the safest , Easily Digestible , Less caloric value Among Non veg foods , But If we Consume Too Much of Fried Sea foods it Will automatically Builds up our Belly

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