You've probably heard about the benefits of consuming fish or fish oil. So you wonder, what's the catch? It's Omega-3 fatty acids! Omega-3's aid in brain development and may decrease your risk of cardiovascular disease. Besides fish, this healthy fat is found in flaxseed, chia seeds, and walnuts. There are 3 main types of Omega-3 fatty acids: Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) - found in plant oils such as flaxseed, soybean, and canola oils.
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) - found i