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Supplementation with high-dose docosahexaenoic acid increases the Omega-3 Index more than high-dose eicosapentaenoic acid.

Allaire J, Harris W, Vors C, et al. PLEFA. 2017.

 

The increase in omega-3 index was greater with supplemental DHA than EPA. The omega-3 index has been inversely associated with the risk of coronary heart disease and coronary mortality.