While the fatty acids in fish oil are essential for brain function, normal growth and development and prevention of inflammation, the benefit of fish oil supplements is widely disputed in scientific studies, according to... More »

The possible side effects of fish oil pills include belching, bad breath, nausea, heartburn and nosebleeds, according to WebMD. Other side effects include loose stools and rash in some users. Those who take more than the... More »

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Fish oil is not bad for a person, and it has a variety of health benefits, such as decreasing the risks of stroke, heart attack, obesity and dyslexia, according to WebMD. Fish also slows down the aging process of the bod... More »

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Fatty fish, nuts, olive oil, and green, leafy vegetables, such as collards, kale and spinach, are several foods that fight inflammation, according to Harvard Health Publications. Other anti-inflammatory foods include tom... More »

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According to Dr. Andrew Weil, when using fish oil supplements, have a daily intake of 700 to 1,000 milligrams of EPA and 200 to 500 milligrams of DHA in the smallest number of pills possible. For liquid supplements, aim ... More »

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According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, the primary benefits of Omega-6 fatty acids are improved brain function, and normal growth and development. Together with Omega-3, they are as known as polyunsatura... More »

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The human body may better absorb the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA found in krill oil than it can those same omega-3s found in fish oil, according to WebMD. A smaller dose of krill oil can reduce lipid and inflammation... More »

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