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Omega 3’s and Multivitamin
Posted: 02 April 2015 01:43 PM   Ignore ]  
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Hi.  This is my first post.  I have a question about Omega 3s and Multivitamins. 

My son’s pediatrician recommended 1000 - 2000 mg of Omega 3’s.  The doctor mentioned that he likes Nordic Naturals brand.  Has anyone used this before?  Im a little confused about the dosing on the bottle with all Omega 3s?  EPA/DHA what should I look for?

He also recommended Natures Plus Gold Multivitamin Chewable.  Has anyone tried these,?  How do these taste?  I need a sugar free / dye free multivitamin that my child will actually take. 

Thank you

Posted: 03 April 2015 01:01 PM   Ignore ]  
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The standard doses of Omegas are much, much lower than what is recommended to help ADHD. What your doctor recommended is pretty much the standard for kids with ADHD.

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Posted: 03 February 2016 10:10 PM   Ignore ]  
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I keep seeing Omega 3 as an alternative therapy and yet Harvard put out a medical journal linking it to prostate cancer.