Omega 3 fatty acids and cardiovascular disease

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7436.406-b (Published 12 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:406

Algae can be source of “fish” oil

  1. Matthew D Barber (barbermd@hotmail.com), specialist registrar in general surgery
  1. Edinburgh Breast Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU

    EDITOR—Concern about depletion of fish stocks will not be addressed by supplementing animal feed with fish oil, as suggested by Din et al,1 because this requires the harvesting of wild fish to provide the fish oil. Fish farming does not provide …

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