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Omega-3, It’s What’s for Dinner

Jesse Kornbluth on the Huffington Post sings the praises of Omega-3.

He writes: “I started paying attention to these fatty acids when I read Nina Planck’s Real Food: What to Eat and Why, and was dazzled by the range of benefits they provide: heart health, brain growth, mental balance.”

And continues:

“So…what’s the best way to get your Omega-3?

Ideally, from natural food — it’s not hard to consume the equivalent of two grams of fish oil a day without taking a pill. Try “fatty” fish: salmon, herring, mackerel, sturgeon, and anchovies. Or a tablespoon of canola oil in salad dressing. Or walnuts — a handful of walnuts has as much omega-3 as 3.5 ounces of salmon. Or broccoli, cantaloupe, kidney beans, spinach, grape leaves, Chinese cabbage or cauliflower. Highly recommended: flaxseed oil, or better, ground flaxseed, or protein from grass-fed animals.” [emphasis supplied]

American Grassfed Beef in Doniphan, MO

American Grassfed Beef in Doniphan, MO

That’s right! Grassfed. Ask your grocer to carry it!

See Jesse Kornbluth’s full article, an article on grassfed beef on the Animal Welfare Approved website, or visit the American Grassfed Association’s website.

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