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Omega-3: Vegan Sources and What You Need To Know

Omega-3: Vegan Sources and What You Need To Know

You can get all of the omega-3s you need while eating a vegan diet. This is how.

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Jim Loomis, MD, reveals the best plant-based sources of the fatty acids when he joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on this episode of The Exam Room™ podcast. He also discusses the role omega-3s play in your health and why it isn’t necessary to take fish oil supplements. 

Dr. Loomis also shares the optimal ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acids in your diet.

Plus, he answers other plant-based diet and nutrition questions!

  • How much B12 do you need? Is too much of it harmful?
  • What does and does not count as a whole food? 
  • What are the best ways to find healthy plant-based meals when traveling internationally?
  • And many more! 

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