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Is fish oil that helpful for your heart?
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
In brief: No
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: No
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. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Fish oil
Good source of essential fatty acids which helps cholesterol & cardiovascular system.

In brief: Fish oil
Good source of essential fatty acids which helps cholesterol & cardiovascular system.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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