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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

Editors Contribution

  1. omega-3

    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).


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of omega-3 in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of omega-3 in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carlo Leifert:

    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.

  2. Chrissy Carroll:

    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.

  3. Takhir Kholikberdiev:

    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.

  4. Di Fabio:

    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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