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What is the recommended dose of omega-3 for children?

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Dr. Scott Shapiro
Anti-Aging Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 420 - 500 mg/day

Consider reading "the omega-3 effect" by william and james sears.
Excellent, short, easy to read book that goes into all of the benefits of omega-3's. They recommend: children 2-3yrs: 420 mg per day. Children 3yrs and up: 500 mg per day.

In brief: 420 - 500 mg/day

Consider reading "the omega-3 effect" by william and james sears.
Excellent, short, easy to read book that goes into all of the benefits of omega-3's. They recommend: children 2-3yrs: 420 mg per day. Children 3yrs and up: 500 mg per day.
Dr. Scott Shapiro
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: There is None

Although omega -3s may have beneficial effects on child health, I am not aware of any studies consistantly demonstrating efficacy, safety or dose for any of the proposed effects.

In brief: There is None

Although omega -3s may have beneficial effects on child health, I am not aware of any studies consistantly demonstrating efficacy, safety or dose for any of the proposed effects.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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