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Had extra salmon last night so should I take omega fish oil today?

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Mahek Shah
General Practice
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In brief: Omega 3

You can but any excess omega 3 or vitamins for that matter get eliminated by kidney or liver depending on the metabolism. Its often better to get your nutrients from food vs pill.

In brief: Omega 3

You can but any excess omega 3 or vitamins for that matter get eliminated by kidney or liver depending on the metabolism. Its often better to get your nutrients from food vs pill.
Mahek Shah
Mahek Shah
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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine

In brief: Maybe not

Salmon generally has more omega 3 in it than most other fish, & often more than many fish oil supplements.
I'd talk with your doctor to make sure s/he is okay, but generally i prefer my patients get vitamins, etc through food sources first, and with supplements when it can't be done through food alone.L.

In brief: Maybe not

Salmon generally has more omega 3 in it than most other fish, & often more than many fish oil supplements.
I'd talk with your doctor to make sure s/he is okay, but generally i prefer my patients get vitamins, etc through food sources first, and with supplements when it can't be done through food alone.L.
Dr. Christopher Dowd
Dr. Christopher Dowd
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