whether fish oil supplements are safe

Patients are asking whether fish oil supplements are safe.

Contaminants. Some fish contain mercury, PCBs, or dioxins.

But most fish oil supplements are mercury-free since mercury accumulates in the meat more than the oils. And a large amount of other toxins are removed during manufacturing.

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