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Is krill the best type of fish oil to take?

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: EPA Best Evidence

Both epa ; dha, from phytoplankton, at very high (i.
e. Purified rx) doses, tend to ? the triglyceride concentrations in blood. Epa (without dha ; all the other non-beneficial fats in common fish oil) has a track record of also ?ing LDL particle number, even at lower doses ; many long-term trials have shown 12-15% ?deaths thus i commonly recommend purified epa, vascepa, but only 1 gm (capsule)/day.

In brief: EPA Best Evidence

Both epa ; dha, from phytoplankton, at very high (i.
e. Purified rx) doses, tend to ? the triglyceride concentrations in blood. Epa (without dha ; all the other non-beneficial fats in common fish oil) has a track record of also ?ing LDL particle number, even at lower doses ; many long-term trials have shown 12-15% ?deaths thus i commonly recommend purified epa, vascepa, but only 1 gm (capsule)/day.
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Dr. Shawn Saunders
Pharmacology

In brief: No

If omega-3's are the goal - then consider that fish obtain their omega-3's from algae which is stored in their fat cells = fish oil .
.. But consider all of the potential toxins in fish/krill. Research omega-3's sourced from algae and avoid both toxic fish by products. Why not go to the source? It just makes sense.

In brief: No

If omega-3's are the goal - then consider that fish obtain their omega-3's from algae which is stored in their fat cells = fish oil .
.. But consider all of the potential toxins in fish/krill. Research omega-3's sourced from algae and avoid both toxic fish by products. Why not go to the source? It just makes sense.
Dr. Shawn Saunders
Dr. Shawn Saunders
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