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Essential fats

We require essential fats such as Omega 3s to stay healthy. 

Where do vegans obtain Omega 3?

Good sources of Omega 3 fats are soya and the oils of some nuts and seeds such as flax, hemp, rapeseed and walnuts. Making rapeseed (canola) oil your primary kitchen oil is an affordable, straight-forward approach to obtaining good fats. Why not also try hemp milk in smoothies, walnuts on your breakfast cereal, or ground flax seeds in baking?

It's all about balance

We need plenty of Omega 3 compared to Omega 6 essential fats. So eat less processed food and moderate pumpkin, sunflower, sesame seeds and oils (all rich in Omega 6). Many Omega 3 supplements are available and registered with our Vegan Trademark.