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Salmon

Salmon is an excellent source of omega-3s, particularly wild salmon or fish oil extracted from salmon.

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Flax Seeds

Flax Seeds, according to Nutrition Data, have the higher levels of omega-3s than any other substance on earth.

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Walnuts

Walnuts are a great source of omega-3s. Try replacing your everyday vegetable oil with walnut oil to ensure a higher consumption of omega-3s.

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Sardines

Sardines can make a great addition to your next salad, as well as possessing with a high level of omega-3 fatty acids.

Click here to try this Venetian Sweet & Sour Sardines Recipe

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Spinach

Spinach is another omega-3 rich food that would go great on your next salad.

Click here to try this delicious Cranberry Spinach Recipe

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Ham

You may be surprised to learn that Oscar Mayer ham, according to Nutrition Data, contain as high a level of omega-3s when baked or cooked as many varieties of fish.

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Oregano

Many spices are high in omega-3s, offering an opportunity to add this vital ingredient into your diet while seasoning your favorite meals. Among the spices that are high in omega-3s, oregano ranks at the top of the list.

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Boxed Cereal

Meats, vegetables, and nuts are not the only vital sources of omega-3s out there. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that certain boxed cereals, like Uncle Sam, have significantly high levels of omega-3s.

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Tarragon

Tarragon is both a spice high in omega-3s and an excellent way to season your next chicken meal.

Click here to try this Heirloom Tomato Butter with Tarragon Recipe

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Chia Seeds

Chia seeds aren't just a furry desk pet anymore. Chia seeds offer higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids than any other seed.

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