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.
- Q If I want an omega-3 supplement, should I choose one from plants or fish?
- Q Is there a right time to take Omega 3 or colace?
- Q What are good sources of omega-3 fatty acids for children?
- Q What foods provide omega-3 fatty acids?
- Q How can I take omega-3 fatty acids?
- Q Does taking omega‐3 fatty acids help people with type 2 diabetes?