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What is Omega XL and does it work?
What is Omega XL (distributed by Great Health Works) and does it work? Described as a "highly concentrated Omega-3 'Super Oil' supplement".
Which supplements help for osteoarthritis of the hip?
Supplements for hip pain and osteoarthritis, such as SAMe, ginger and collagen, may help or reduce pain.
Which supplements can help with arthritis?
Learn more about collagen supplements for joint health, including evidence from clinical studies on arthritis and muscle strength and safety.
What are omega-7 fatty acids? Do I need to take these if I already take fish oil?
Learn what omega-7 fatty acids are and if you need to also take them while taking fish oil. See the varying amounts of omega-7 fatty acids in fish and krill oil supplements.
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?
Find out which vegan-friendly fatty acid supplements contain EPA and DHA and how they compare to fish oil.
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.
Find out if Coromega is better absorbed than other fish oil supplements. ConsumerLab.com's answer discusses omega-3 absorption and a study comparing Coromega and regular fish oil.
Is DPA an important omega-3 fatty acid? It's been promoted as more "powerful" than EPA and DHA.
Find out more about DPA (docosapentaenoic acid), the third most prevalent omega-3 fatty acid in fish oil. Learn how much DPA is in supplements and fish, plus the clinical evidence for DPA, whether it can improve heart health, lower triglycerides and more. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Is it better to eat farmed salmon or wild salmon? Which one has more omega-3s and less contamination with PCBs, mercury, etc.?
Learn more about wild caught vs. farm raised salmon, including omega-3 content and contamination with PCBs, mercury, and other toxins.
I drink organic milk with added DHA Omega-3, but it is expensive. Is it worth paying extra for the added DHA?
Find out if drinking organic milk with added DHA omega-3, such as Horizon Organic Milk, is worth paying more.
Is it better to take fish oil, flaxseed oil -- or both?
Fish oil and flaxseed oil -- how they are different, what they are used for, if and how they can help with arthritis, depression, lowering cholesterol & more.
Is it true that taking a statin drug negates the benefits of taking fish oil supplements?
Information on the interaction between statins and fish oils and omega-3 fatty acids.
Is it true that fish oil is better absorbed when taken with a fatty meal?
Find out if it's better to take fish oil supplements with a meal or on an empty stomach to maximize their absorption.
I'm having trouble sleeping. Could this be caused by my supplements: a multivitamin, fish oil, magnesium, calcium, vitamins D and K, and protein. I'm also on a low-dose blood pressure medication.
Find out if vitamins & supplements can cause insomnia - multivitamins, fish oil, calcium, magnesium, protein & vitamin D. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Is echium oil a good alternative to fish oil? I am allergic to fish.
Echium oil as an alternative to fish oil. Learn more for those with fish allergies, including information on omega-3 fatty acids.
What is the difference between fish oil and krill oil? Is one better than the other?
Learn which is better for you and compare krill oil vs. fish oil, including evidence from clinical studies, EPA and DHA content, price, and side effects.
Are there any red flags to look for on the label when choosing a fish oil supplement?
Learn more about safety concerns when choosing a fish oil supplement.
What is the difference between fish oil and cod liver oil? Is one better than the other?
Find out how regular fish oil and cod liver oil differ including amounts of omega-3s EPA and DHA, vitamin A and vitamin D, which is best to suit your needs. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
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?
Concerned about mercury in albacore tuna? Find out how often it is safe to consume albacore tuna, and the best canned tuna and salmon alternatives to albacore tuna that are high in omega-3s and low in contamination with mercury. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
How do fish oil supplements compare to EPA prescription fish oil like Vascepa?
How do regular fish oil supplements compare to prescription fish oil such as Vascepa and Lovaza. Info on amounts of EPA and DHA, dose, cost and absorption. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Lovaza, a prescription omega-3 fish oil, is very expensive. Can I get the same omega-3 oils from a supplement that costs less?
Lovaza fish oil (prescription) vs. over the counter fish oil supplements. Understand the differences in cost and benefits before you buy.
How can I easily compare the ingredients in supplements?
Find out how to easily compare the ingredients in different supplements, find the full list of ingredients for products and a database of dietary supplement labels. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
What Is Marine-D3 and does it live up to anti-aging claims?
Learn more about Marine-D3, a supplement from Marine Essentials, including evidence from clinical studies on aging.
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?
Information on the proper fish oil dosage per day. See the best dosage for different uses, such as lowering triglyceride levels or improving mood, plus information on overdose.
Which supplements can cause diarrhea?
Can supplements like magnesium cause diarrhea? Find out which supplements may cause diarrhea, such as vitamin B12, curcumin, magnesium, vitamin C and fish oil.
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?
Find out if taking fish oil supplements or eating fish can help for macular degeneration and Alzheimer's disease. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Is canola oil good or bad for you? I heard it can be toxic.
Find out if canola oil is bad for you or good for you, and whether it helps heart health. Clinical evidence and how it compares to other oils.
How good are sardines? Are they healthy and safe? What did CL's tests find?
Find out amounts of omega-3s (DHA and EPA), protein, and vitamin D in sardines, as well as contaminants mercury and arsenic based on ConsumerLab's tests.
Is it true that there is no point in taking fish oil supplements for heart health?
Taking fish oil for heart health may be a benefit. Learn more about omega fatty acids from fish oil and it's impacts.ains.
Recalls & Warnings (44)
FDA Permits Incorrect Labeling on Generic Wellbutrin XL, But May Require Drug to be Tested
Seller of Omega-3 and Joint Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims
Seller of Omega-3, Probiotics & SuperFoods Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims
Maker of Joint Health, Blood Sugar, Prostate, Ginkgo Supplements and More Warned For Drug Claims, Misbranding and Adulteration
Maker of Omega-3, Saw Palmetto, St. John’s Wort Supplements And More 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
Supplement Company Warned For Medical Claims and Misbranding Of Omega-3, CoQ10, Noni Juice And More
Clinical Updates (38)
FDA Finds Another Generic Drug Not Equivalent
Failure of Generic Antidepressant Drug
Help for Acne from Omega-3 & -6 Oils
Omega-7s for Muscle Pain?
Omega-3 and -6 Improves Reading Skills in Children
Is Omega-6 a Problem?
Treating ADHD with Omega-3s?
Don't Be Fooled by "Good Source of Omega-3s" Claim
Omega-7s to Lower Cholesterol?
What's the Best Omega-3 for Depression?
Omega-6 for Eczema?
Omega-3s Linked to Less Heart Disease and Longer Life
Omega-3s and Diabetic Eye Disease
Supplement Helps Dry Eye
Fish Oil and Arthritis
Omega-3s for Lowering Triglycerides
What Is Omega-10?
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) >>