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A 36-year-old male asked:

Should i take fish oil supplements or omega 3-6-9 ones? which one is better?

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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
Eat wild salmon: It is far healthier to consume omega-3s from a natural source such as wild salmon than from fish oil or synthetic forms. The question is why are you taking this supplement in the first place? To reduce cholesterol? Anti-inflammatory? Anti-coagulant? Brain health? Whatever the reason, wild pacific salmon is still preferable. Don't buy into the hype that the pills are nearly as beneficial.

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