Fish and seafood are high in both protein and omega-3 fatty acids. While other types of fat are often hazardous to health, omega-3 fatty acids build levels of healthy HDL cholesterol, reduce triglyceride levels, slow har... More »

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The George Mateljan Foundation for the World's Healthiest Foods lists flax seeds, walnuts, sardines, salmon, soybeans, tofu, shrimp, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower as common foods containing omega-3 fatty acids. Flax s... More »

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According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, the primary benefits of Omega-6 fatty acids are improved brain function, and normal growth and development. Together with Omega-3, they are as known as polyunsatura... More »

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Fish that are high in omega-3 fatty acids are fatty, coldwater fish such as salmon, tuna, black cod, tilefish, halibut, swordfish, mackerel, anchovies, sardines, trout and herring. Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated... More »

The human body may better absorb the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA found in krill oil than it can those same omega-3s found in fish oil, according to WebMD. A smaller dose of krill oil can reduce lipid and inflammation... More »

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The George Mateljan Foundation for the World's Healthiest Foods lists flax seeds, walnuts, sardines, salmon, soybeans, tofu, shrimp, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower as common foods containing omega-3 fatty acids. Flax s... More »

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Taking more than 3 grams of omega-3 can cause bleeding complications, loose stools, upset stomach and low blood pressure. Consuming omega-3 is considered safe when taken in the recommended dosage for up to two to three y... More »

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