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What are the sources of Omega 3 and Omega 6 for vegetarians??

  1. Vellur profile image89
    Vellurposted 5 years ago

    What are the sources of Omega 3 and Omega 6 for vegetarians??

  2. lee custodio profile image85
    lee custodioposted 5 years ago

    Since Omega 3 fatty acids are found in fishes, maybe seaweeds.. An article I've read said that Avocados are loaded with good fats, but not sure if its the Omega fats

  3. ii3rittles profile image83
    ii3rittlesposted 5 years ago

    Best natural sources for vegetarians are flax seed, chia seed, and walnuts

  4. edhan profile image61
    edhanposted 5 years ago

    My source of Omega 3 is from the liquid fish tablet pills. I am looking for cold pressed flax seed oil which I have heard is good for health.

  5. BlissfulWriter profile image68
    BlissfulWriterposted 5 years ago

    Vegetarian sources of omega-3 are flaxseeds and walnuts.  However, they are the ALA (alpha linolenic acid) version of the omega-3, instead of the more healthful EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) version of the omega-3 that is found in fish.

    Although your body can convert ALA to EPA, the conversion is not particularly efficient as in eating fish or taking fish oil supplements.

  6. anglnwu profile image91
    anglnwuposted 5 years ago

    Sources of vegetarian omega-3 fatty acids include soybeans, pecan, walnuts, flaxseed and wheatgerm. Omega-6 fatty acids include corn, safflower, sesame and sunflower oils. Health experts say that it's better to increase intake of omega-3 fatty acids and decrease consumption of omega-6 fatty acids.