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Is.Omega 3 oil the same as salmon fish oil?

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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Pretty much

Krill oil and fish oil are the new snake oil, both are high in omega 3 fatty acids which are extremely fragile.
Omega 3 fish oils reduce triglycerides by impairing the liver's ablility to make them. However the oxidative stress caused by fish oil actually raises LDL cholesterol. Some day we may use the phrase "this is just more fish /krill oil" or "here comes the fish/krill oil salesman".

In brief: Pretty much

Krill oil and fish oil are the new snake oil, both are high in omega 3 fatty acids which are extremely fragile.
Omega 3 fish oils reduce triglycerides by impairing the liver's ablility to make them. However the oxidative stress caused by fish oil actually raises LDL cholesterol. Some day we may use the phrase "this is just more fish /krill oil" or "here comes the fish/krill oil salesman".
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine

In brief: Sort of

Omega 3 is a more scientific name for a type of fatty acid found in certain oils.
It's good stuff! salmon oil has some omega 3 in it in addition to other types of oils.

In brief: Sort of

Omega 3 is a more scientific name for a type of fatty acid found in certain oils.
It's good stuff! salmon oil has some omega 3 in it in addition to other types of oils.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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