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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 »

When used in conjunction with exercise and a healthy diet, it is thought that fish oil can help to lower the level of triglycerides in the blood and stave off stroke, heart disease and coronary artery disease, according ... More »

Flaxseed and fish oil both contain omega-3 fatty acids, which help to treat or prevent many different diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, ADHD and asthma, according to WebMD. Flaxseed and fish oil may als... More »

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Krill oil comes from tiny shrimp-like crustaceans and contains EPA and DHA, the same omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil, explains WebMD. Studies show that krill oil might be better absorbed in the body than fish oil and als... More »

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 »

The number of fish oil supplements an individual should take for high triglycerides is 1 to 4 grams daily, states WebMD. Either 4 grams of fish oil, or fish oil providing 2.04 grams of eicosapentaenoic acid and 1.4 grams... More »

The recommended daily intake of CoQ10 in both men and women age 19 years and older ranges from 30 to 200 milligrams, states the University of Maryland Medical Center. Doctors may suggest higher doses for patients with ce... More »