omega-3 fatty acid, omega-3(noun)
a polyunsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has its first double valence bond three carbons from the beginning
A type of fatty acid.
The three types of omega-3 fatty acids involved in human physiology are α-linolenic acid (ALA) (found in plant oils), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) (both commonly found in marine oils).
The numerical value of omega-3 in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of omega-3 in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The omega-3 fatty acids are things that most nutritionists believe we don't get enough of in our diet, so taking in more is a good thing.
Omega-3 fatty acids may play a role in reducing triglyceride levels and lowering risk of coronary heart disease, so feasting on some fish each week is a wise choice.
It’s a really clean animal, not only is it a herbivore but it washes all its food before it eats. And it’s very high in omega-3 acids. A lot of doctors and dietitians recommend it.
Fish consumption at eight years old may simply serve as an indicator of high dietary quality, children who are picky eaters may avoid foods high in omega-3 polyunsaturated fats including fish and seafood, walnuts, spinach and soybeans.
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