Omega 3 Fatty Acids

How much Omega-3 does my body need?

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  • ALa'Sheah Stewart, Nursing, answered on behalf of Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)

    It depends on what you are taking it for and the source. For example, if you are taking it to reduce the risk of heart disease you need to consume two 3-oz. servings of cold-water fish such as salmon, mackerel, halibut, sardines, tuna, and herring each week or take 3 g of fish oil per day. Remember to consult your healthcare provider before you start taking omega-3 because it may interfere with other medications.

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