A 38-year-old female asked:
I get adverse reaction to foods like dairy, nuts, and canola oil
can only take small amounts of fish oil, any alternative food sources of omega ?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Many alternatives: Flax oil, hemp seed oil and chia seeds are excellent sources of essential omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. However, many people do not efficiently convert the Alpha linolenic acid found in vegetable foods into dha, an essential omega 3 which is found in fish oil. Products like omegazen provide dha derived from algae so it might be wise to supplement with that or a similar product.
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Pediatrics 26 years experience
Omega-3 alternatives: Flaxseed!!!!!
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