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What is the a good fish oil supplement?
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
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In brief: Many
Fish ol supplements are not controlled, so it's "russian roulette" when choosing one over the counter. Prescription fish oils are properly controlled & are more reliable.
Lovaza is prescription grade fish oils with the proper amount of docosahaenoic and eicosapentaenoic acids with assured purity & free from toxic substances that can accumulate in sea fish.

In brief: Many
Fish ol supplements are not controlled, so it's "russian roulette" when choosing one over the counter. Prescription fish oils are properly controlled & are more reliable.
Lovaza is prescription grade fish oils with the proper amount of docosahaenoic and eicosapentaenoic acids with assured purity & free from toxic substances that can accumulate in sea fish.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. William Jenkins
Anesthesiology
In brief: Only two
Are tested by a government agency so you know the purity: Lovaza and Vascepa.
They both lower high triglycerides well and EPA Vascepa also lowers LDL cholesterol, although not as well as statins

In brief: Only two
Are tested by a government agency so you know the purity: Lovaza and Vascepa.
They both lower high triglycerides well and EPA Vascepa also lowers LDL cholesterol, although not as well as statins
Dr. William Jenkins
Dr. William Jenkins
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Dr. James Underberg
Internal Medicine
In brief: One that is tested
Many fish oil supplements are available commercially.
Two currently by prescription and fda reviewed, however, there are many others that are as high, if not higher quality, the problem is that it may be difficult to sort this out for most people. Discuss with your physician, and ask about dose also . How much epa/dha is in a capsule, not fish oil, and not in a "serving". Labels can be misleading.

In brief: One that is tested
Many fish oil supplements are available commercially.
Two currently by prescription and fda reviewed, however, there are many others that are as high, if not higher quality, the problem is that it may be difficult to sort this out for most people. Discuss with your physician, and ask about dose also . How much epa/dha is in a capsule, not fish oil, and not in a "serving". Labels can be misleading.
Dr. James Underberg
Dr. James Underberg
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