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I Don’t Need No Fish Oil!|Omega 3’s On A Vegan Diet

I recently had my omega fatty acids tested and wanted to share the results with you!  Now when you're vegan, almost every medical professional that you run in to, and a lot of random people, will always be seriously concerned about your Omega-3's. and you are going to hear something like:

“I see here that you are a vegan.  What about taking some fish oil?  You know for your omega-3's?”

Now, this video post is not going to go into all of the nitty-gritty about omega fatty acids and where to get them in a vegan diet.  Let's just look at my results.

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Down at the bottom of the report here it says that “Dr. Ralph T. Holman, the grandfather of Omega-3, pioneer of this test and inventor of the term ‘Omega-3', has a total omega 3 score of 25% that directly reflects his daily intake of fish, fish oil, and avoidance of omega 6 rich oils.”  So how can my vegan ass possibly compete with daily fish consumption?  Let's see how I measure up.

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Bam! 36 percent.  Definitely trumped his fishy 25 percent.

Screen Shot 2014-12-07 at 10.22.59 AMYou can see here in this arrow, the average where people fall, and there I am at the very tip.  And that is why I don't need no %$@#&! fish.  My doctor who ordered these tests has been practicing for about a decade or so, and said that he's never had a score come back this good.  He actually assumed that I was taking Omega supplements.  That score came from fruit and greens.  So if anyone tries to tell you that you need to take some fish supplements, throw a head of lettuce at them. :)


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Looking at my food intake for yesterday from the lettuce alone, I got 387% of my Omega-3's. hope you enjoy my blood test boasting! let me know your experience with omega fatty acids.  Do you supplement?  Have you had your levels tested?  In the comments!

See ya next nugget!







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  1. Nuerorise Ingredients on January 28, 2016 at 2:36 am

    Fantastic web site. A lot of helpful info here.
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  2. JH on May 3, 2016 at 1:46 am

    So what’s the difference in the two tests? Since one number is 36 and the other 11. What does the 36 mean?

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