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Old 12-14-2004, 12:45 PM   #9
Rene Renteria
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I saw this thread and thought about mercury getting concentrated in capsules. A quick Google search brought up this short article that may be of interest:

http://hdlighthouse.org/treatment-care/care/hdltriad/diet/updates/0057harvardfis hoil.php

It has this quote, which what I was looking for:
[C]hemically, mercury can’t mix with fat, so fish oil capsules are mercury-free.

OK, then.

It goes on to discuss the benefits of getting your fish oils from fish instead of from capsules, the risks of mercury exposure, shows a table comparing different capsule brands, and ends with a sentence saying that lab testing of capsules has revealed fewer omega-3s in capsules than advertised but that capsules are a good source of EPA and DHA.

Good luck with getting to that 199!
Rene'
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