In case you thought Omega-3 isn’t something you shouldn’t worry about you should think again.
It’s not even so much the total amount of Omega-3 you get but it’s more about the ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6 and Omega-9. You need the ratio of Omega-3’s to be higher for overall health. Low intake of this vital nutrient leads to things like heart attacks, depression, arthritis, Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, autoimmune diseases, ADD, allergies, and asthma. Most people keep their levels up by eating enough servings of fish every week. That isn’t an option for vegans. And most Omega-3 supplements come from fish oil so they aren’t a source for vegans either.
The good news is there are three really great sources of Omega-3 you can implement into your daily diet.