Omega-3 Fatty Acids Index

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Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fats that help decrease one's cholesterol and triglyceride levels as well as reduce the risk of coronary artery disease. Omega-3s are found in:

  • salmon,
  • sardines,
  • walnuts, and
  • canola oil.
These fats may help reduce the risk of ventricular fibrillation and sudden cardiac death.


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Terms related to Omega-3 Fatty Acids:

  • Fish Oil
  • Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids