Why are some foods fortified with DHA?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The omega-3 fatty acid known as docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, has many important functions and needs to be obtained from your diet or supplements. Watch the animation to learn more about sources of DHA.

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