Early studies of omega-3 fatty acid intake demonstrated
dramatic biological effects. Since then, the body of research
enumerating the profound anti-inflammatory and multi-system,
generalized health-promoting qualities of omega-3s continues to
grow; however, some studies fail to show any effects from omega-3
supplementation. This source of consternation may, by and large,
boil down to low doses, raising the question: what is the right
dose of omega-3 to use?
In this Aliquot, Dr. Bill Harris shares his experience
administering some of the largest omega-3 doses ever used in human
trials and gives his recommendations about optimal dosage taking
genes and diet into account.
- 00:00 - Intro
- 00:01:51 - Tolerability of very high
doses (25 grams or more)
- 00:14:35 - Why dose titration based on
the RBC test is better than ball-parking
- 00:15:58 - The right dose for 95% of
- 00:16:30 - Why 4 grams might be better
than 2 grams for some people
- 00:20:00 - How the FDA decided on dosage
for prescription omega-3
- 00:21:05 - Does the omega-6 to omega-3
- 00:22:49 - Concluding thoughts
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