A 30-year-old male asked:
What's too much omega 3 consumption perday? i consume ground flax as well fish or fish oil supplements during the day. any studies showing a limit?
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
A waste of money: You are wasting money. Supplements such as you consume daily are virtually without major value. A recent study suggested fish oil increases the risk of prostate cancer. Caveat emptor.
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