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A list of ‘Did You Know’ articles relating to Fish oil in functional food.

Omega-3 fatty acids are most abundant in fish living in cold waters, such as mackerel, salmon and sardines.

One serving of salmon provides close to the recommended daily allowance of omega-3.

We should consume a balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, but a typical American diet tends to consist of 14–25 times more omega-6 fatty acids than omega-3.

The omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is found only in fish. DHA can improve brain development.

A diet rich in omega-3 during pregnancy and breastfeeding can improve brain development in children.

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