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November 22, 2018 - Sun Warrior

Vegan Omega 3: Why You Should Get DHA & EPA From Algae Not From Fish

Vegan Omega 3: Why You Should Get DHA & EPA From Algae Not From Fish
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You’ve probably been told for your entire life that you need omega-3 fatty acids from fish in order to be healthy. You’ve been told that it’s necessary and that you can’t get those essential omega-3s without eating fish or taking a fish or krill oil supplement. 

But what do you do if you’re vegan, vegetarian, or simply don’t like the taste of fish? Eating fish is not essential for getting your omega-3s. In fact, fish actually acquire their omega-3 from algae. Fish don’t create omega-3 naturally. Instead, they store the nutrient in their tissues from consuming algae.

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