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Which fish has high content of omega 3?

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Dr. William Cromwell
Clinical Lipidology
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In brief: Cold Water Fish

The omega-3 content of cold water fish is the highest.
The following are the mg of omega-3 per 100 grams eaten: atlantic farmed salmon-2150; atlantic wild salmon-1840; herring-2100; mackerel-1850; sablefish-1790; yellow fin tuna-1500. Many common fish are much lower in omega-3 including: cod-280; bass (sea and freshwater)-760; alaskan pollock (used in fast food fish)-120.

In brief: Cold Water Fish

The omega-3 content of cold water fish is the highest.
The following are the mg of omega-3 per 100 grams eaten: atlantic farmed salmon-2150; atlantic wild salmon-1840; herring-2100; mackerel-1850; sablefish-1790; yellow fin tuna-1500. Many common fish are much lower in omega-3 including: cod-280; bass (sea and freshwater)-760; alaskan pollock (used in fast food fish)-120.
Dr. William Cromwell
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Salmon, sardines &..

Fatty fish from cold waters are rich in healthful omega 3 fatty acids, including salmon, sardines, anchovies, herring, halibut & sole.
However, some fish rich in omega 3's are best avoided due to high mercury content, including swordfish, shark & king mackerel-see http://www.Ameliaburton.Com.Au/2009/06/eco-friendly-mercury-and-omega-3-levels-in-fish-which-fish-are-best-for-you-and-the-environment.Html.

In brief: Salmon, sardines &..

Fatty fish from cold waters are rich in healthful omega 3 fatty acids, including salmon, sardines, anchovies, herring, halibut & sole.
However, some fish rich in omega 3's are best avoided due to high mercury content, including swordfish, shark & king mackerel-see http://www.Ameliaburton.Com.Au/2009/06/eco-friendly-mercury-and-omega-3-levels-in-fish-which-fish-are-best-for-you-and-the-environment.Html.
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