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Also not firmly established is the protective value of plant sources of omega-3s: alpha-linolenic acid found in flax seeds, walnuts and some vegetable oils, which could be an option for vegetarians and people allergic to fish.
Chia seeds About 65 percent of the fat in chia seeds is an omega-3 fat called alpha linolenic acid (ALA).
Lamb is also high in essential omega-3 fatty acids and alpha-linolenic acid (helpful in combating heart disease, as well as other diseases), the lamb board says.
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First Known Use: 1887See Words from the same year
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