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Fish oil & other supplements for eczema

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Best omega 3 and fish oil supplement
Age Recommended amount of ALA
Birth - 12 months 0.5g
1 - 3 years 0.7g
4 - 8 years 0.9g
9 - 13 years (boys)  1.2g
9 - 13 years (girls)  1.0g
14 - 18 years (boys) 1.6g
14 - 18 years (girls) 1.1g
Men 1.6g
Women 1.1g
Pregnant teens and women 1.4g
Breastfeeding teens and women 1.3g

 

Vegan omega 3 sources
  1. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/food-allergy/
  2. https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/food-allergy/
  3. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/omega-3-benefits-on-skin-and-hair#3.-May-guard-against-dry,-red,-or-itchy-skin
  4. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/omega-3-benefits-on-skin-and-hair#3.-May-guard-against-dry,-red,-or-itchy-skin
  5. https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Omega3FattyAcids-Consumer/
  6. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/fish-oil-for-eczema#effectiveness
  7. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/fish-oil-for-eczema#effectiveness
  8. https://www.verywellhealth.com/fish-allergy-and-omega-3-supplements-1324477
  9. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/vitamins-for-dry-skin
  10. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4470215/
  11. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6835901/
  12. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5579659/

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Bhupesh Panchal

Bhupesh Panchal,
Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Joined Holland & Barrett: Apr 2019

Masters Degree in Toxicology and BSc Hons in Medical Biochemistry

Bhupesh started his career as a Clinical Toxicologist for Public Health England, advising healthcare professionals all around the country on how to manage clinical cases of adverse exposure to supplements, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, industrial chemicals and agricultural products.

After 7 years in this role and a further year working as a drug safety officer in the pharmaceutical industry, Bhupesh joined Holland & Barrett as a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate in 2019.