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The Supplement Industry Is Devastating The Environment–Can Algae Fix It?

Over the course of the last decade, the U.S. developed an obsession with omega-3 fatty acids. As study after study coalesced around the idea that this nutrient, found commonly in seafood, could alleviate a host of woes from cardiovascular issues to mental decline, Americans began popping omega-3 supplements, mostly in the form of fish oil pills, by the bushel.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
Crude fish is removed from fish meal so it can used as a cheap source of protein for industrial production of beef, pork, and chicken. 80% of crude fish oil removed by fish meal goes to feed farmed-raised fish. The best way to conserve fish is to reduce their use in feeding animals and focus on feeding humans.

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