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Table 3 Amounts of EPA and DHA in commonly available supplements

From: Omega-3 fatty acids for breast cancer prevention and survivorship

Brand/product

EPA (mg)

DHA (mg)

Comment

Cardiotabs omega-3 enteric-coated

270

705

 

Cardiotabs omega-3 extra strength + vitamin D3

400

800

 

Cardiotabs ultra strength liquid omega-3 + vitamin D3 (per 5 ml)

610

1570

 

DSM MEG-3® ethyl ester 1,000 mg capsules

420

210

As ethyl esters

GlaxoSmithKline Lovaza™

445

385

As ethyl esters

GNC ultra triple strength omega 1560 EPA & DHA

719

281

 

GNC Now® ultra omega-3

500

250

 

GNC Natrol® omega-3 fish oil 1,200 mg

216

144

 

GNC Triple Strength Omega Complex

647

253

 

GNC Triple Strength Fish Oil 1500

540

360

 

Kirkland Signature™ omega-3 fish oil

410

274

As ethyl esters

NatureMade Fish Oil 1,200 mg

180

120

 

NatureMade Ultra Omega-3 Fish Oil 1,400 mg

683

252

 

Nordic Naturals Ultimate Omega D3, 1,000 mg, soft gels, lemon

650

450

 

Puritan’s Pride Triple Omega 3-6-9 fish and flax oils

398 to 450

255 to 300

 
  1. DHA, docosahexaenoic acid; EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid.