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Is Omega-3 with 300mg EPA and 200mg DHA good for pregnancy? Would that much EPA tip over the balance of EPA/DHA that's needed? Is algae DHA superior?

Is Omega-3 with 300mg EPA and 200mg DHA good for pregnancy? Would that much EPA tip over the balance of EPA/DHA that's needed? Is algae DHA superior?

Chemically the same: Omega-3 acids from any source are chemically the same. It doesn't matter whether they came from hand raised salmon, arctic krill or algae. The exact proportions of EPA/DHA are not established either. Omega-3 acids are good regardless of pregnancy. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have omega 3 micro-algae schizochytrium sp. DHA in form of capsule,the problem is i cant swallow it would it be safe to empty it and mix it in water?

I have omega 3 micro-algae schizochytrium sp. DHA in form of capsule,the problem is i cant swallow it would it be safe to empty it and mix it in water?

See details: The safest thing you can do is save your money and throw them away. They are no value.for a 29 year old or any age. ...Read more

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Is omga 3s DHA & epa good for you?

Is omga 3s DHA & epa good for you?

Yes: For the growing child it enhances brain growth as brain membranes are laid down. We have noted improved development and iq scores on diets supplemented with omega-3 fatty acids. Check out all the new baby formulas. For older children and adults they continue to assist in membrane synthesis and keeping fats solubilized in the blood to decrease atherosclerosis and arterial plaque formation. ...Read more

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Are DHA and epa good for you everyday?

No One Knows: To my knowledge, there is no proven answer to these questions, altho it probably is safe. ...Read more

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Should my toddler take dha?

Should my toddler take dha?

Maybe: Omega-3 fatty acids, such as dha, are important for good health. People who eat diets rich in omega-3s have improved heart health, better brain function, and less depression. Newer research indicates that dha alone does not have this effect. Eating fish at least 2 times per week, or taking supplemental marine oils (fish or krill) provides all 3 ingredients needed for better health. ...Read more

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How are dhea and DHA different?

How are dhea and DHA different?

DHEA ; DHA: Dhea is a hormone derived from the adrenal glands and a precursor to testosterone. Dha is an omega 3 fatty acid found in marine fish oil and can be used to manage cholesterol levels and more. (epa is the other omega 3 fatty acid). Your doc can test for both of these. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take prenatal dha?

Is it safe to take prenatal dha?

Yes: Dha (docosahexaenoic acid) is an omega 3 fatty acid that is vital to your baby's early neurologic and visual growth/development. It is found in many prenatal vitamins nowadays since it is not a substance that is produced by our bodies naturally. Instead, we must get it from our diet and supplements. ...Read more

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Why is DHA important for brains?

Why is DHA important for brains?

See below:: Omega-3 fatty acid: dha (docosahexaenoic acid): from breast milk, flax, walnuts, some algae and fatty fish. The brain is 60% fat! this structural fat supports the myelin sheath, covering billions of neurons in our brains. A substantial portion is dha. Research suggests that infants receiving dha from breast milk or infant formula with dha have higher iqs and more mature visual skills. ...Read more

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Ca I give my 7 months baby DHA ?

Ca I give my 7 months baby DHA ?

In breast milk: Dha is in breast milk and the quantity depends on moms diet. It has been in commercial formula for years and now it can be found in baby food. Formula has at least 0.2 % of their fatty acids as dha. ...Read more