Omega 3's lower cholesterol and triglycerides. Excellent sources of omega-3s are salmon, mackerel, and tuna, rainbow trout and sardines. Anchovies too! Walnuts, Almonds, brazil nuts,pumpkin seeds and eggs also a good source
Sesame seeds and flax seed is also good.
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Chia seeds are a great addition to any meal. They expand to take up the space that those extra calories would go. when I am having a bad craving or just dont feel as satisfied I put 2 Tbs in 8 to 10 oz glass of water and add some lemon juice or mix them into a scoop of my chocolate protien shake, it works every time!
This amazing seed also is a great source for your Omega-3's, fiber, protien, Iron calcium and even 3x the anioxidants of blueberries!
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