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Is krill the best type of fish oil to take?

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Both EPA & DHA, from phytoplankton, at very high (i.e. purified Rx) doses, tend to ↓ the triglyceride concentrations in blood. EPA (without DHA & all the other non-beneficial fats in common fish oil) has a track record of also ↓ing LDL particle number, even at lower doses & many long-term trials have shown 12-15% ↓deaths Thus I commonly recommend purified EPA, Vascepa, but only 1 gm (capsule)/day.
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fish oil, krill oil... how do they compare to loveza?

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AN excellent article comparing sources of omega-3 fatty acids (DHA & EPA) is http://www.livestrong.com/article/457281-lovaza-fish-oil-vs-krill-oil/
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how does fish oil w/600mg epa/dha compare to krill oil?

Krill is more potent

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Krill oil is generally more potent. Problems may arise for someone who is allergic to shrimp. For those of us that don't like the fishy taste another alternative is Hemp Seeds; Very high in Omega 3, 6, & 9
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im allergic to shellfish, can i take fish oil? krill capsules?

Fish oil vs shellfis

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generally fish oil is produced from oily type fish ie bluefish or salmon so it should be safe to take for people with true shellfish allergies. Krill because it is a type of shrimp - may be more of a challenge - if possible i would stick to fish oil.
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What is the difference between fish oil, krill oil, and coq10? Which is best for a healthy person to take?

Don't take any

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A healthy person with a satisfactory diet does not benefit from any of these supplements. It may be useful to eat a diet rich in fish for long-term prevention of cardiovascular disease, but even this is uncertain. Fish and krill oil are both marine oils rich in Omega-3 fatty acids that may help some people with heart or vascular disease.
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Is the krill oil and fish oil combo pill better than just krill or fish oil alone? If so, what are the benefits?

Better

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Krill oil has a higher concentration of bio available omega 3 fatty acids.
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1 gm of Krill Oil (420mg Omega-3) and 1 gm of Fish Oil (500mg Omega-3) is there any different in terms of efficiency and absorption ?

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both are good sources of omega-3's & both should be purchased from reliable sources. major concern is possible mercury contamination, which is more likely & in higher concentration in fish as they are higher in food chain & toxins are more concentrated. krill come from deep Antarctic waters where toxins are less likely to be found. sources also recommend astaxanthin (an antioxidant) be present.
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Doc wants me to take three 300mg of krill oil daily after my omega 3 test came back. I had been taking 1 krill plus a fish oil daily. Is this unusual?

EPA & DHA

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Fish oil and krill oil have 2 major components: EPA and DHA. Generally people need at least 1-2 grams of EPA, and at least 500 mg DHA daily. The preparations you were using may not have delivered this much of each component in the capsules you were taking, so you needed more. Please know that if you eat wild Alaskan salmon, sardines, etc at least twice each week, you may not need supplements.
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My age is 35 have high cholestrol & m planning to start GNC Triple strength fish oil plus krill softgels or should i start GNC Triple omega 3-6-9 soft?

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You should discuss your history and status with your physician. You may well need more effective treatment than fish oil to lower your risk profile for cardiovascular disease.
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Can I take over the counter fish oil instead if Lovaza? It's very expensive.. Does cost justify benefits vs OTC?

You can, but....

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OTC does not carry the same guarantee of purity and may not work as well. Some sources OTC are very good while others aren't. The less expensive it is, the less likelihood of purity and effectiveness.
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