New source for healthy fats

Scientists found a way to produce fish oil without harming a single fish

By Stephen Ornes, 01:00 AM April 26, 2011

Soy. Credit: Scott Bauer/USDA

When it comes to nutrition, you probably know that raw fruits and veggies are good for you — which is why someone probably encourages you to eat them every day. You probably also know about eating whole grains and lean meats and limiting your intake of sweets and grease.

Nutritionists also recommend you get plenty of something called omega-3 fatty acids. Yep, they’re fats — but not like the kind in french fries. Omega-3 fats play important roles in your cells and in your blood vessels. Th...

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