Omega 3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats with numerous health benefits, particularly regarding cardiovascular health.
Omega 3 Fatty Acids have 3 main dietary types: -Alpha Linolenic Acids (ALAs) - Found in Plant Foods -Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) - Found in Fish and Seafood -Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) - Found in Fish and Seafood
Foods High in Omega 3 Fatty Acids include flaxseeds, chia seeds, fish, walnuts, tofu, shellfish, canola oil, navy beans, brussels sprouts, and avocados. The adequate intake (%AI) for Omega 3 fats is 1600mg per day.
Due to the variation of fats in a specific food it is almost never possible to capture every Omega 3 fat. Therefore, this data is almost surely an underestimate of the amount of omega 3 fats. That said, the underestimate is likely equal among foods, giving the rankings some weight.