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omega 3 fatty acid in surmai fish

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Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Would not: especially over the counter supplements with unknown contents and not FDA regulated.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Oily fish are the source of the epidemiological data suggesting health benefits. Other fish have lesser amounts of fish oils. Supplements are variable ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil.
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A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many sources: Look to chia seeds, flax seeds, hemp seeds, beans, seaweed, and leafy greens. Still your best bet are from the seeds!
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Very little: This is a high omega 6 oil and should be avoided.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Wild Fish: Wild fish like salmon, cod, trout, sardines, etc. Also contain vitamin d, of which many people need more.
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: They tend to lower the trigycerides
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
I'm skeptical: The journals and internet are fully of contradictory stuff, but the last three big studies I've seen showed no cardiac benefit, which is what I expect ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Different fats: The fatty acid most commonly found in flax-seed oil is α-linolenic acid (ala, 18 carbons and 3 double bonds). In fish oil, they are eicosapentaenoic a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Omega 3 vs Omega6: Omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids are essential to the body to maintain certain functions and to aid in keeping you healthy. Most sources of omega-6 fat ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Cod Liver Oil: Cod liver oil does contain omega 3 fatty acids.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Unknown: There are no randomized clinical studies that have been performed which evaluate whether these substances have an impact on the natural history of sch ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed Samee
48 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes but...: They can be taken together without any problem . More important point is who should be taking these . Most healthy people with even fair eating habbit ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Many: Fish is one of the most well known: such as salmon, tuna, sardines, and halibut; other seafood including algae and krill; some plants like brussels sp ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Will vary: this is not something that is standardized. Therefore there is a range.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Balance is important: DHAi is especially helpful for brain health, primarily in the developing brains of younger folks and when there has been brain trauma. EPA is a clos ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No: The omega 3s will actually further raise your cholesterol level.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Omega-3 fish oils are excellent supplements for many body systems, particularly the heart. Omega-3's do less to lower the bad cholesterol, but do inc ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Schwartz
15 years experience in Pharmacology
Omega3 & weight loss: While omega 3 fish oil may not help weight loss, it can help prevent heart disease and help control eczema, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Diet and ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Fish oil: Yes.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Coconut oil: Coconut oil is not an omega-3 fatty acid but contains medium-chain fatty acids. It is beneficial in many ways, differently than omega-3.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Yes: They contain vitamin a, d, and e and large amounts can result in toxicity from these vitamins. Also, as they are anti-coagulants, high doses can cause ... Read More
A 79-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Unknown: Because fda does not regulate/monitor nutritional supplements, it is up to the manufacturer to provide in-house testing and quality control. This is a ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Anderson
19 years experience in Radiation Oncology
All Omega-3: This study looked at whether high bloodstream levels of certain vitamins were associated with a protective effect against developing prostate cancer. ... Read More
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