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Does flax seed offer epa and DHA fatty acids?

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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
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In brief: Mostly ALA

Dha and epa are found more in animal products like salmon.

In brief: Mostly ALA

Dha and epa are found more in animal products like salmon.
Dr. Bryan Levey
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Omega - 3's

Adequate intake of omega – 3 fatty acids is around 1.
1 to 1.6 grams/ day for an adult. If you elect to get it through flaxseed- 1 tbsp of ground flaxseed has about 1.6 grams of omega 3 fatty acids.

In brief: Omega - 3's

Adequate intake of omega – 3 fatty acids is around 1.
1 to 1.6 grams/ day for an adult. If you elect to get it through flaxseed- 1 tbsp of ground flaxseed has about 1.6 grams of omega 3 fatty acids.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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