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A 22-year-old male asked:

What is the difference between "omega-3 fish oil" and " omega-3 salmon oil" supplements? which one is the best?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
The same: Both are making the same claim but different formulations will supply more of the actual active ingredient, so you must read the label carefully. Better yet, eat fish! Mackerel is the best. Salmon is also good.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

Do you think I should take omega 3 fish oil supplements?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What to if I am looking for a trusted omega 3 fish oil supplement?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 22 years experience
Many ones: Most supplements are now pretty carefully screened for toxins from bioconcentration and such. You need to look at the epa and dha components as well as how many capsules to take to get that amount. No particular type is superior, to the contrary of the opinion of every fish oil capsule seller.
Last updated Jul 17, 2014


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