Add Foods Rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids to Your Diet
The list of benefits associated with omega 3 fatty acids continues to grow. By increasing your intake of omega 3 fatty acids you'll decrease triglycerides, reduce blood pressure, increase HDL cholesterol, reduce arterial wall inflammation, and the list goes on.
Here are a few steps you can take to increase your omega 3 intake:
- Eat fish at least twice a week.
- Add ground flaxseed to foods.
- Take a fish oil or flaxseed oil supplement. (Discuss all supplements with your MD.)
- Snack on nuts and seeds rich in omega 3's, such as walnuts.
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