Great Set of questions.. shared my observations and scientific nutrition evidence in a blog
- Make sure you are consuming adequate animal based Omega-3 in your diet as they are essential Fatty acids and your body cannot produce them, but needs them.
- Indian and South Asians should consume at least 30 – 40 g per week of Omega-3 for primary disease prevention.
- If you have a proven cardiac or lipid disorder, you should consume 70g per week and focus on low contamination fatty fishes with good Omega 3 to Omega 6 ratio like wild salmon and mackerel.
- Fishes are the Best source of Omega-3.
- Plant Omega-3 are good source of energy and small amounts convert into the helpful Omega-3 and provide necessary nutrients.
- Egg yolk is a good source of animal Omega-3.
- Understand where your fish in coming from, but do not let the fear of contamination distract you from the good health and disease prevention value of clean fish.
- The health benefits of omega-3 dietary supplements are unclear.