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Fish Oil /Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements
Find the best fish oil and omega-3 supplements (including krill oil, algal oil and others) from independent tests and reviews by ConsumerLab.com. Includes tests of EPA and DHA levels, freshness, purity, and contamination, as well as comparisons of forms (triglyceride vs ethyl ester) and price. Plus, get information about clinical evidence for fish oil, safety, side effects, drug interactions, comparisons to prescription fish oils and more.Fish Oil /Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Review
Product Reviews (24)
Fish Oil and Omega-3 and -7 Supplements Review (Including Krill, Algae, Calamari, and Sea Buckthorn)
Black Currant Oil, Borage Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Flaxseed Oil, and Hemp Oil Supplements Review: Sources of ALA and GLA (Omega-3 and -6 Fatty Acids)
CL Answers (50)
I'm a vegan but my doctor wants me to take fish oil with EPA and DHA. Is there something I can take that would be as good as fish oil capsules but would satisfy the needs of a vegan?
I've tried a number of fish oil supplements, all of which make me nauseous. What is the best non-fish alternative? I am primarily interested in getting EPA.
Lovaza, a prescription omega-3 fish oil, is very expensive. Can I get the same omega-3 oils from a supplement that costs less?
Is it better to eat farmed salmon or wild salmon? Which one has more omega-3s and less contamination with PCBs, mercury, etc.?
I'm at risk for both macular degeneration and Alzheimer's disease. I've read that more EPA than DHA is good for macular degeneration, but the reverse is true for Alzheimer's. What do you recommend?
The suggested daily serving for my fish oil supplement, three 1,000 mg softgels, seems like a lot. Do I really need to take this much?
I drink organic milk with added DHA Omega-3, but it is expensive. Is it worth paying extra for the added DHA?
Are there any serious side effects with Lovaza or Epanova (prescription fish oil)? If so, would these also apply to generic versions of these drugs and to fish oil supplements?
Which oils can help lower my cholesterol and risk of heart attack? How are coconut oil, olive oil, and fish oil for example?
Can taking fish oil or calcium supplements increase my risk of prostate cancer? My doctor recommended that I stop taking them since I have an enlarged prostate.
Coromega Max claims it is uniquely emulsified to provide 300% better absorption than standard fish oil softgels. Is this true? It's more expensive than many fish oils.
To avoid mercury, I tried skipjack tuna instead of albacore, but I didn't like the taste. Is it safe to continue to eat albacore if just once a week?
How much should I expect to pay for supplements? Are higher-priced supplements any better than low-priced brands?
Does Oral-B Glide or other dental floss contain toxic chemicals called PFAS? Are there PFAS-free alternatives?
Are there vitamins or supplements that can reduce my risk of breast cancer? Do any increase cancer risk?
Encyclopedia Articles (10)
Recalls & Warnings (15)
Problems Found with New Zealand Fish Oil Supplements, Concerns Raised About Testing Methods
Seller of Joint Health, Omega-3 Supplements & More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims
Supplement Company Warned For Medical Claims and Misbranding Of Omega-3, CoQ10, Noni Juice And More
Maker of Cholesterol and Workout Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims and Unapproved Ingredient
Seller of Omega-3 and Joint Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims
Manufacturer of Green Tea, Vitamin E, Omega-3 and Cranberry Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations, Misbranding and Drug Claims
Clinical Updates (30)
Fish Oil and the Eye
High EPA Fish Oil Lowers Cardiovascular Risk for Some
Mixed Results for EPA/DHA Fish Oil
EPA vs. DHA from Fish Oil
Omega-3s and Diabetic Eye Disease
Omega-3s Drop in Farmed Salmon
Treating ADHD with Omega-3s?
Omega-3s for Age-Related Cognitive Decline?
Fish Oil for Dry Eye?
Fish Oil for Stress?
Fish Oil Drug May Help
Omega-3 and -6 Improves Reading Skills in Children
Bioengineered Salmon Approved
Omega-3s for Cognitive Decline
Omega-3s for Arthritis
Can Fish Oil Help Statins?
Omega-3s and the Brain
Fish Oil Heart Claim
Fish Oil and Arthritis
Too Much Fish Oil May Cause Adverse Effects
Taking Fish Oil with Sterols
Green Lipped Mussel Oil Reduces Pain and Inflammation After Exercise
Fish Oil for Depression
What's the Best Omega-3 for Depression?
Fish Oil Benefit Questioned
Omega-3s Linked to Less Heart Disease and Longer Life
Additional Nutrients For the Brain
Fish Oil's Impact on Cognitive Decline
Fish Oil Helps Treat Depression
Omega-3's and Cognition
A study has been underway which evaluates the effects of krill oil in adolescents with lower educational performance. It was recently reported that baseline testing (before starting krill) of the students showed a positive association between levels of EPA + DHA in their blood and performance on some, but not all, measures of cognitive performance. Get the details in the Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Review (Including Krill, Algae, Calamari, Green-lipped Mussel Oil) >>