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Why do omega-3 supplements contain cholesterol?

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Dr. John Goldman
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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