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Your New Winter Ally: Omega-3s

Posted On: January 27, 2016

Crucial for healthy metabolic function, you can find omega-3s in nuts and various wild caught and grass fed proteins. When you find yourself needing an extra pep in your step, turn to food rich in omega-3s. They reduce inflammation and have been known to reduce symptoms of depression.Known for being essential fatty acids, our body craves these “good fats” during the winter time.

According to Web MD, these are the best sources for omega-3s:

Fish: Top Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Look for seafood rich in omega-3s, such as:

  • Halibut
  • Herring
  • Sablefish
  • Mackerel
  • Oysters
  • Salmon
  • Sardines
  • Trout
  • Tuna (fresh)

Fresh Produce With ALA Omega-3s

  • Brussels sprouts
  • Kale
  • Mint
  • Parsley
  • Spinach
  • Watercress

Oil With ALA Omega-3s

Dairy

  • Pasture raised Eggs
  • Grass Fed Milk
  • Full fat Yogurt

Grains and Nuts With Omega-3s

  • Flaxseed
  • Peanut butter
  • Oatmeal
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Walnuts

 

 

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