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I am 42 years old and I don’t have any health problems, but I have had some joint pain in my hip area. I read an article that taking an Omega-3 supplement would help with some joint pain.

However, I am allergic to fish and shellfish (I am able to eat canned fish and tuna). Is it safe to take the Omega-3 supplement with my fish allergy?

Thank you for your question. I would recommend not taking a fish oil supplement if you are allergic to fish. You can eat the following foods to obtain omegas in your diet:

  • Walnuts
  • Almonds
  • Flax seeds
  • Chia seeds

You can also take a vitamin D supplement, which could help with hip pain. All my best.

August 5, 2013 at 10:49am

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