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Fish Fat May Help Fight Alzheimer's Disease

DHA, a Fatty Acid in Fish Such as Salmon, May Help Save Brain Cells

Government's Fish Advice continued...

Fish oil capsules are another option. In December 2004, consumerlab.com reported that its tests found no mercury or other toxins called PCBs in 41 fish oil supplements. However, one supplement was spoiled and another didn't contain its labeled amounts, according to consumerlab.com.

Discuss any supplements you take with your doctor, especially patients taking fish oil or marine-derived omega-3 fatty acid supplements in combination with blood thinners, since these oils in extremely high doses may have the potential to increase bleeding tendency.

 

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