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A 18-year-old male asked:

1) how much dosage shud i take 9f fish oil supplements ? 2 ) can i takefis oil supplements before/aftwr milk ?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
NotFish; 2Omega3Fats: Evidence is mostly 1 (epa), possibly a 2nd (dha), omega 3 fatty acid from phytoplankton; harvested from fish (easier/↓$), along with whatever else. About 1, 000 mg/day of epa tends to lower LDL particle concentrations ; in trials have ↓ed death rates ~12-15%. >4, 000 mg/day of epa (less so epa+dha), tends to ↓ blood triglyceride fat concentrations (far more effective: stop all sugars ; most carbs).
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