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Fish Oil and Other Marine Oil Supplements Reviewed by ConsumerLab.com

Fish Oil and Omega-3 and -7 Supplements Review (Including Krill, Algae, Calamari, and Sea Buckthorn)

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.

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1.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?
2.Is Spirulina safe? I heard that it can contain toxins, such as BMAA and microcystin toxin.
3.Are enteric coated supplements better than non-enteric coated ones?  (in Comments)
4.How much calcium from supplements is too much?  (in Comments)
5.Is it safer to get calcium from foods than from supplements? How about from calcium-fortified orange juice and non-dairy milks?  (in Comments)
6.Which is better for lowering triglyceride levels -- fish oil or plant-based oils like flaxseed or echium oil?
7.I drink organic milk with added DHA Omega-3, but it is expensive. Is it worth paying extra for the added DHA?
8.I'm interested in using Himalayan salt. What are the health benefits with it and other specialty salts? Are there contaminants in these salts?  (in Comments)
9.Is it better to take fish oil, flaxseed oil -- or both?  (in Comments)
10.Is it better to eat farmed salmon or wild salmon? Which one has more omega-3s and less contamination with PCBs, mercury, etc.?
11.What is Omega XL and does it work?
12.What is the difference between natural and synthetic astaxanthin?
13.Are plant-based calcium supplements, like AlgaeCal, better than regular calcium supplements?
14.Is echium oil a good alternative to fish oil? I am allergic to fish.
15.Are there any red flags to look for on the label when choosing a fish oil supplement?
16.Being over 50 years old, I'm looking to take a vitamin B-12 supplement. I see that many contain a form of vitamin B-12 called cyanocobalamin, yet I read on the Internet that this form is toxic. Should I be concerned?  (in Comments)
17.Is it true that there is no point in taking fish oil supplements for heart health?
18.Do any supplements help prevent sunburn or skin damage from sun exposure?
19.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.
20.Do any supplements help with gum disease or periodontitis?
21.Is it better for a fish oil (or krill oil) supplement to have more DHA than EPA?
22.What is the difference between fish oil and krill oil? Is one better than the other?
23.What is carrageenan? Should I be concerned that it is an ingredient in my supplement?
24.What Is Marine-D3 and does it live up to anti-aging claims?
25.Which dietary supplements and health foods contain high levels of lead?
26.Which "whole food" multivitamins are only from foods and don't include synthetic vitamins? What can you tell from the labels of these products: Complete Foods Nutrition-OctoMega MultiVitamin; Sunwarrior Raw Vitamins; Garden of LIfe-MyKind Organics; Nature's Brands-PhytoVitamins; Doctors' Research MultiVitamin?


Clinical Updates Found:
2018 Krill Oil for Strength? (06/05/2018)
2016 Gastrointestinal Side-Effects of Chlorella (02/21/2016)
 Omega-3's and Cognition (01/17/2016)
2015 Genetically-engineered Salmon: How it Compares (11/21/2015)
 Fish Oil Freshness (11/11/2015)
 Problem with Too Much Krill Oil (06/24/2015)
2014 DHA for Periodontitis (Inflammation Around Teeth) (07/16/2014)
 Fish Oil May Prevent Cognitive Decline (07/16/2014)
 Don't Be Fooled by "Good Source of Omega-3s" Claim (07/10/2014)
 Fish Oil May Reduce Risk of Blood Clots (06/07/2014)
 Does Fish Oil Help During Pregnancy? (05/03/2014)
2013 What You Need to Know About Fish Oil (03/10/2013)
 Toxin in Algae Supplements (01/20/2013)
2012 What's the Best Omega-3 for Depression? (10/14/2012)
2011 Algal Oil vs. Fish Oil (12/20/2011)


Recalls and Warnings Found:
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1.CVS Settles Lawsuit Over Claims Its Omega-3 Supplement Improves Memory (09/16/2019)
2.Soylent Powder Recalled Due to Allergen Risk (04/25/2017)
3.Soylent Recalls Bars As It Investigates Complaints of Gastrointestinal Issues (10/13/2016)
4.Green Algae Weight Loss Supplement Contains Hidden Drug (03/26/2015)
5.Marketers of Memory Supplement Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Claims (06/12/2014)
6.Maker of Liquid Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (03/15/2013)
7.FDA Sends Warning Letters to Seven Online Supplement Sellers For Therapeutic Claims (09/07/2002)


News Releases Found:
2019 ConsumerLab Tests Reveal the Best Protein Powders, Shakes and Drinks -- 20% of Protein Powders and Drinks Fail CL's Tests of Quality (01/03/2019)
2018 Tests Reveal Best Fish Oil Supplements and How They Compare to Prescription Fish Oil (11/19/2018)
2016 Best Fish Oil? ConsumerLab.com Tests 44 Popular Omega-3 Supplements and Identifies Its Top Picks (09/13/2016)
2014 Best Fish Oil? ConsumerLab.com Testing Finds Many High Quality Supplements, But Pitfalls Exist (04/09/2014)
2012 Contamination and Other Problems Found in Fish Oil Supplements -- Large Review by ConsumerLab.com Reveals Excessive PCBs or Mislabeling in Over 30% of Omega-3 Supplements (08/22/2012)
2010 ConsumerLab.com finds quality problems with nearly 30% of fish oil supplements reviewed; "Fishy" claims identified -- Softgels and liquids for adults, children and pets tested, including krill oil and algal oil supplements  (09/28/2010)


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