How much omega-3 fatty acids should I get each day?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
You should take 600 mg of DHA Omega-3 supplements daily. Look for DHA content. You may have to take more than one pill. And get another 300 mg of DHA from salmon, trout or sardines -- one 4-ounce portion a week will work. Keep your fish oil in the fridge to make it last longer. You should take your supplement with breakfast.

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