Table 1

Baseline consumption rates of omega-3 fatty acid supplements
Fish oil capsules Fish oil liquid Vegetarian omega-3 capsules
Total users1 66% 21% 19%
Frequency of use2 1/d 51% 72% 36%
2/d 30% 3% 16%
3/d 5% 1% -
4/d 2% 1% -
5+/d 1% 1% -
1/wk 11% 21% 47%
Dosage2 < 500 mg 10% 25% 63%
500–1000 mg 57% 42% 26%
>1000 mg 33% 33% 11%

1Percentage (%) of total study population.

2Percentage (%) of omega-3 supplement users by column.

Udani and Ritz

Udani and Ritz Nutrition Journal 2013 12:112   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-112

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