A 46-year-old member asked:
Had extra salmon last night so should i take omega fish oil today?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mahek Shahanswered
General Practice 9 years experience
Omega 3: You can but any excess omega 3 or vitamins for that matter get eliminated by kidney or liver depending on the metabolism. Its often better to get your nutrients from food vs pill.
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Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Maybe not: Salmon generally has more omega 3 in it than most other fish, & often more than many fish oil supplements. I'd talk with your doctor to make sure s/he is okay, but generally i prefer my patients get vitamins, etc through food sources first, and with supplements when it can't be done through food alone.L.
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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