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The role of omega-3 fatty acids in fish oils help prevent coronary artery disease. Studies showed that patients with previous myocardial infarction (heart attack) had a 30% reduction in risk of dying over 2 years by eating three fish meals a week.

Comparison of Meat, Poultry, & Seafood
Recommended 3 oz. Serving
(Skinless, Lean, Trimmed and Broiled or Roasted )
Food Calories (kcal) Fat (g) Cholesterol (mg)
Pink Salmon 127 4 57
Chicken Breast 142 3 73
Pork Tenderloin 159 5 80
Beef Sirloin 171 7 76
75% lean ground Beef 235 15 75
95% Lean Sirloin 144 4 39
95% Lean Hamburger 171 7 76

(From: Reference: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard References (2006). Release 19.)

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