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Not a fish tale: Eating fatty fish is good for your health, doc says


by Dr. David Samadi

There’s no question that we Americans don’t have enough fish in our diets. As little fish as we eat, we consume even less fatty fish, which is a bigger tragedy.

Fatty fish — herring, sardines, salmon, tuna, trout and others — are our only source of fish oil (outside of supplementation).

Doctors are particularly concerned that pregnant and breastfeeding women are not consuming enough of the omega-3 acids found in fish oil.

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