Vegans and vegetarians have to be more cautious in ensuring that they meet their daily nutritional needs. The same could be said of people who avoid eating fish for personal or environmental reasons. Fish is often listed as the main dietary source of Omega-3, but there are also many plant options available!
Omega-3s are essential fatty acids that keep your brain sharp(1,2) and help protect you from heart disease(3) and various types of cancer(4). Common vegetal sources of the Omega-3 include walnuts, flax seeds, chia seeds, hemp seeds, dark leafy greens, seaweed, beans, cabbages and winter squash (5).
Here are some non-fishy ways to get more essential fatty acids: