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does fish oil contain iron

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
It's OK: Hi. Yes, that's OK. Iron is a pro-oxidant and fish oils are highly susceptible to oxidation, but that's only a theoretical concern. It wouldn't hurt t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vitamins: In general it is safe to take Vitamins unless restricted by your doctor.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
You probably don't: Need the resveratrol at age 16. The others sound ok as long as you are in good health and have no contraindications in your history.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes : Don't see a problem with this.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: If you need a calcium supplement, you should take calcium carbonate or calcium citrate. Fish oil does not contain calcium.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No but ...: Fish oils do not contain testosterone but there are a few studies showing that fish oils can decrease sex hormone binding globulin (a molecule that bi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
9 years experience Preventive Medicine
A small amount: Most fish is not a good source of dietary calcium. A fresh filet of certain types of fish has a small amount of calcium. Other foods (milk and spinach ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Fish oil: The claim is their fish are north sea wild not farmed fish and should be mercury free. I could find no analysis of their product so like most you take ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
fish oil: Some fish oil has calcium added to it. Most fish oil is made from fish blubber which isn't high in calcium.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph De Santi
28 years experience Family Medicine
Clear of Cholesterol: Almond mild actually contains very little if any cholesterol. It contains fats, but these are "healthy fats". Be sure to obtain a product that is un ... Read More
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: Not unless you have a source in your genitourinary tract. In other words, they won't cause spontaneous bleeding. There has to be something else wrong.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olga Sarkodie
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Beans, oysters: Look for fortified cereals, nuts and seeds, leafy vegetables.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: Purines are one of the building blocks of nucleic acids (think: genes). Ground up fish will contain purines but purified fish oil contains...fats. No ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
It's safe: This is a safe combinaion.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, kale: contains a high concentration of iodine. If you are concerned about your iodine level please see your doc. W/out proper guidance and lab work you ca ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Fish Oil: Fish oil does not need to be converted in the body to obtain the beneficial omega-3 fatty acids but flax seed does so fish oil would be the better sup ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: Not enough to matter.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
No: Cereal does not normally contain iodine unless it is fortified with iodine which is very unusual.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not have Cholesterol: Omega 3 fatty acid are also found in fish oils including cod liver oil. They include include DHA = docosahexaenoic and EPA = eicosapentaenoic acid ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, but No: Since you cannot digest it, the approx 120 calories per Tablespoon do not add to your daily intake at all. Even if it did - this would play no role in ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: not reliably .
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Ask the manufacturer: Ask the manufacturer why they put it in the centrum silver.

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