Fish Oil Can Lower Your Risk of Preterm Birth

Dr. Ruscio Radio

Oct 2019

39 min 31 sec

You may not have expected fish and pregnancy to go together. But it turns out that fish contain a critical fatty acid called DHA. DHA has been shown in numerous studies to lower women’s preterm birth risk, and supplementing with fish oil is an easy way to get enough DHA in your diet (algae is another option). How much is enough? And what about avoiding mercury? Dr. Kristina Harris Jackson, an expert in omega-3s and measuring DHA in blood, shares everything you need to know about safely optimizing your DHA level. Take the survey at My book Healthy Gut, Healthy You is available at Looking for more? Check out

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