Fish oil

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CAS Number: 8016-13-5

Description: A drying oil obtained chiefly from Clupeidae, Engraulidae, Salmonidae, Scombridae groups. It extracted from the entire body of the fish by cooking and compressing.

More commonly, fish oil refers to the omega-3-fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). In general, dietary or pharmaceutical intake of these acids is primarily the only way to increase their levels in the human body where they are overall an essential element to dietary health as they have demonstrated abilities in minimizing or preventing hypertriglyceridemia when taken as an adjunct to a healthy diet.