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Fish better for brain than fish oil supplements?

Australian consumer group Choice tested "several supplements" and concluded that two servings of fish each week that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids will boost brain function as much or more than supplements containing ginkgo biloba, brahmi or fish oil.

Key to the findings were that the fish oils tested didn't contain the maximum daily amount of omega-3 fatty acids.

Certainly, it isn't always easy for consumers to intake the maximum recommended daily intake of omega-3 fatty acids and many suggest over-consuming fish oil supplements.

Still, like many other critical stories of the supplement industry, efficacous dose is the prevailing theme of this article and something every manufacturer & marketer should be concerned with.

To read more, go to:

Reuters UK: Fish meals better for brain than supplements: survey


Australian Food: No substitute for the health benefits of seafood

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