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Is fish necessary for omega-3 fatty acids?

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Busting nutritional myths

There are many myths about nutrition. Registered dietician Brenda Davis takes on the myths and explains the science to expose the myths for what they are.

Today's myth: that fish, including fish oil, is required for you to get the omega-3 fatty acids your body needs.

Now, if you want a source of heavy metals in your diet (not recommended!), fish is a great source.