A 44-year-old member asked:
Why do omega-3 supplements contain cholesterol?
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Rheumatology 57 years experience
Not have Cholesterol: Omega 3 fatty acid are also found in fish oils including cod liver oil.
They include include DHA = docosahexaenoic and EPA = eicosapentaenoic acid. They do not contain cholesterol.
Lovaza which is omega-3-acid ethyl esters are FDA approved to treat severe hypertriglyceridemia
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