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Rich in omega 3 – this can contains 2.2g of omega 3100%
Sardines (71%), Water, Concentrated Tomato Paste (12%), Salt
Per 100g Per can (120g)
Energy 685 kJ/164 kcal 821 kJ/197 kcal
Fat 10.0g 12.0g
(of which saturates) (2.5g) (3.0g)
(of which polyunsaturates) (3.2g) (3.8g)
Carbohydrate 1.5g 1.8g
(of which sugars) (1.5g) (1.8g)
Fibre 0.0g 0.0g
Protein 17.0g 20.4g
Salt 1.0g 1.2g
People can choose to eat fresh or canned sardines as part of a healthful diet. … Sardines canned in oil have similar amounts of omega-3 to canned sardines in tomato sauce. Choosing a product with tomato sauce provides the additional heart health benefits of lycopene , a carotenoid present in tomatoes.Sardines for Flavor and Nutrients
Per the USDA, 1 oz of canned sardines in oil offers 108 mg of calcium and 1.36 mcg of vitamin D. Those attributes make them an excellent food to include as part of your diabetes diet and your bone health program, as long as you read labels to find brands low in salt.
Sardines and other omega-3-rich fish help in a couple of ways: They’re a great source of fat and protein to slow absorption of blood sugars, and they help protect your cardiovascular system, which irregular blood sugar fluctuations that can come with diabetes can damage.