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Omega 3 Fatty Acids

The best source of Omega 3 fatty acids are salmon, tuna, sardines, anchovies and herring. These are all examples of cold water fish.

Any good mom would be concerned about the mercury content and the other toxins in fish that's caught from the ocean as there is so much pollution in the ocean nowadays. These toxins and too much mercury should be a concern especially when you are pregnant. This is the reason that it is better for you to rather take purified fish oil supplements that eat fish you are unsure of. For you to get the best health benefits without the risk of toxins and too much mercury, a high quality fish oil supplement is advised.

Some say that flaxseed is a good source of Omega 3, and flaxseed does contain Omega 3, but apparently it contains the wrong chain. Flaxseed contains a shorter chain of Omega 3, and we need the longer chain for optimal health and development. Some time ago it was thought that the body can convert the short chain to the long chain, but such a conversion rarely and inefficiently occurs. Therefore this is not the best choice of Omega 3 intake.

Fish oil is a better reliable source of Omega 3 fatty acids. Below I have a list of foods that is rich in omega 3 fatty acids. Oatmeal helps to draw cholesterol from your bloodstream. You can add two tablespoons of flaxseeds into your bowl of oatmeal; you are giving your body two important health foods in one shot. Another thing you can add to your bowl of oatmeal is walnuts; this has the same effect as flaxseeds. This is a quick easy way to boost your Omega 3 intake. Oatmeal is also great, filling and a nutritious breakfast, it fills you up, and it keeps you satisfied for longer.

Your baby relies on you for everything he needs to be healthy, strong and for optimum development. He needs all the vitamins, nutrients, minerals and calories from you. A good healthy pregnancy diet that is well balanced addresses both your needs, and Omega 3 foods will provide you and your baby with all the energy and everything necessary for good physical and mental growth. Although Omega 3 is known as fatty acids, they are very good for you and are a essential component for both your health and your baby's health.

They are called essential acids for a reason, because they are essential to your body and your body cannot produce them on its own, you have to make it a must have in your daily diet and you will reap its nutritional benefits for yourself and your little one.

A list of foods that are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids are: Anchovies, Black cod, Cabbage, Canola oil, Cauliflower, Cloves, Flaxseeds and Flaxseed oils, Halibut, Mustard seeds, Oregano, Sardines, Scallops, Soybeans and Soybean oil, Tofu, Walnuts and Walnut oils.

Omega 3 fatty acids are known as brain food, these are incredible minerals that give both you and your baby a boost during pregnancy.

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