Why don’t all fish provide DHA?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The docosahexaenoic acid or DHA some fish provide comes from the algae they eat. Fish that don’t eat the algae don’t supply it. Watch the animation to learn more about fish and DHA.

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