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A new "healthy hamburger" has been developed that contains omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in plants and fish. These nutrients are good for your heart and promote healthy brain function.
Fox News has reports that Kansas State University researcher Jim Drouillard proved that you can increase the amount of omega-3 fatty acids by feeding cattle flaxseed. Once the cattle ingests the flaxseed, the results can be found in the beef that is later ingested by humans.
Drouillard’s burger can offer someone as much as 350 milligrams of omega-3 fatty acids, while the typical burger contains little to none, as stated on WCVB.com.
The burger is thought to be a good replacement for people who do not like fish.
“With the burger having 200 mg of omega-3 fatty acids, that’s a small amount which could be beneficial to your health, but we’re recommending 1,000 milligrams of DHA and EPA from your diet or a supplement every day,” said Amy Jamieson-Petonic, a registered dietician.
Right now, the burger can only be found in retailers in Buffalo, NY, but there are hopes to spread this healthy hamburger nationwide. After all, it supposedly taste just like a regular beef burger.