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Fish That Are High In Omega-3 Oils More Nutritional

Wed., Sept. 24, 1997

Although increasing your intake of any fish is beneficial, nutritionists suggest that when you have a choice, select fish high in omega-3 oils. Here’s how some common fish rank in omega-3 content, from the Journal of The American Dietetic Association:

High (more than 1 gram per 3.5 ounces): Anchovy, carp, herring, mackerel, salmon, sardines, sturgeon, lake trout, tuna and whitefish.

Medium: Bass, bluefish, halibut, pompano, rainbow trout, shark, smelt.

Low: Catfish, cod, flounder, haddock, perch, pike, sea bass, snapper, sole, swordfish.


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