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To counter this, high DHA/EPA consumption, is highly recommended for individuals at risk for heart disease. DHA +EPA enjoys qualified heart health claims by the FDA. Studies suggest increased dietary n-3 fatty acids may result in a more favorable fatty acid profile during statin treatment.
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