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Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

Omega-3: Where to Find It

By Tracey Neithercott ,

Introducing more fish into your diet is the best way to get your daily dose of healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Use the chart below to discover which fish are tops when it comes to omega-3 content.

Type of fish

Omega-3 fats
(number of grams per 3-ounce serving)

Herring 1.8 to 2.1
Salmon 1.1 to 2.2
Halibut 0.62 to 1.2
Pollock 0.35 to 0.41
Oysters 0.50 to 0.81
Flounder or sole 0.28
Shrimp 0.37 to 0.57
Crabs 0.11 to 0.36

Source: USDA National Nutrient Database

To read more about omega-3s—and why you should be including them in your diet—click here.

 
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