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What's omega three fatty acids and it's capsule good for??

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Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience in Cardiology
Good fats: these are polyunsaturated fatty acids, of 3 kinds, found in plants and sea food. may help lipid profile and against heart attack and stoke. Large dose may cause bleeding stroke. Eating fish 2 times a week may help more
Answered on Sep 26, 2016
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