Algal oil provides DHA, and because it does not come from fish, it’s sustainable and serves as a vegetarian option. DHA Algal Oil is as an ingredient as a source of DHA in foods, beverages, infant 50 formulas, and as a dietary supplement.
Try to choose products that are sourced in Europe or the US as these places have better regulation for the raw materials that are used, as well as better access to clean water. The product label should identify exact amounts of DHA per serving.
Some people may complain of digestive issues when consuming DHA from algae on an empty stomach or in high doses.(2)
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