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Inferiority of Fish Oils

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  • Introduction
  • Reason 1 – Fish is no longer a health food.
  • Reason 2 – Not all fish oils are created equal.
  • Reason 3 – EFAs are easily destroyed, especially preformed ones.
  • Reason 4 – Fish-based EFAs increase certain risks.
  • Reason 5 – The hype about ALA conversion contains half-truths.
  • Reason 6 – Fish oil and EPA may not be best for the heart.