The American Heart Association recommends eating fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids at least twice a week. Fatty fish, such as salmon, herring and to a lesser extent tuna, contain the most omega-3 fatty acids. Eating one to two servings a week appears to reduce the risk of heart disease, particularly sudden cardiac death.
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