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Fish Oil (Definition)

Fish oils contain two active omega-3 fatty acids, dha and epa. Most fish oil products contain both dha and epa, but supplements enriched in dha or epa are available. Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to significantly reduce sudden cardiac death. Some studies also indicate the potential for benefits in dementia and risk of heart attack. The omega-3 content of cold water ...Read more


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Is hard cooking in olive oil (like frying) ok or will it kill most of nutritional benefits of olive oil?

Olive oil: I heard from a biochemistry proff one time that heating olive oil will make those benefits diminish for a number of reasons... consider cooking in alternative way (baking for example) then add olive oil afterwards! ...Read more

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What's the main health benefits of olive oil vs canola oil? Also can you safely fry things in fry pan using olive oil?

What's the main health benefits of olive oil vs canola oil? Also can you safely fry things in fry pan using olive oil?

Avoid Canola Oil: The way it is processed and can be genetically engineered. It's from the rapeseed, a variant of mustard. Olive oil is much better. In general, avoid vegetable oils and run from corn oil, another gmo. Yes, you can fry w/olive oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is putting olive oil on penis head dangerous?

Is putting olive oil on penis head dangerous?

No: Suit yourself. If you're doing this for lubrication, be sure there's no allergy and be willing to try a variety to see what you like best. If for desensitization and longer-lasting loving, there are better agents. ...Read more

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Getting varying opinions about fish oil and omega 3's. Snake oil? Or real benefit and necessity?

Getting varying opinions about fish oil and omega 3's. Snake oil?  Or real benefit and necessity?

ESSENTIAL for health: Omega 3 ; 6 are essential fatty acids, meaning they are necessary for good health. It is interesting that you ask snake oil, as that is also a good source of omega 3's ; thus very beneficial to those who were deficient. Some get enough omega 3's from flax, hemp or other oils but some can't convert those to the epa/dha found in fish oil. For summary of research on benefits see http://bit.Ly/1cpbzsb. ...Read more

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If i wish to get omega 3 from fish, it is contained in meat of fish or just fish skin or bones /or fishs liver? I can't digest fish oil capsule well

If i wish to get omega 3 from fish, it is contained in  meat of  fish
 or  just fish skin or bones /or fishs liver? I can't digest fish oil capsule well

Her were the omega 3: Could be found, pasture-raised meats. As with meat and dairy foods, eggs are enriched by adding types of feed that are high in omega-3 fatty acids to the hen's diet. Edamame is a notable exception. Edamame are green soybeans wild rice. Walnuts canola oil. Flax can be purchased in seed form and in oil form. Beans fish live in cold water. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I face massage with olive oil and after cleaning my face apply glycolic acid? I'm concerned about olive oil and vitamin A in it

Can I face massage with olive oil and after cleaning my face apply glycolic acid? I'm concerned about olive oil and vitamin A in it

Concern about VitA? : Glycolic Acid is a good Exfoliating agent. Oil massage would help the drying/Exfoliating skin. I do not understand what is the concern about Vit A? ...Read more

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What are the differences between cod liver oil, fish oil and krill oil?

What are the differences between cod liver oil, fish oil and krill oil?

Fish oils: read these: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-993-fish%20oil.aspx?activeingredientid=993&activeingredientname=fish%20oil http://breakingmuscle.com/nutrition/krill-oil-vs-fish-oil-whats-the-difference http://foodwatch.com.au/blog/fats-and-oils/item/q-what-s-the-difference-between-fish-oil-and-cod-liver-oil.html

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(how) can coconut oil replace butter and cooking oil for a better health if you also use olive oil, meat and fish? What are proper amounts?

(how) can coconut oil replace butter and cooking oil for a better health if you also use olive oil, meat and fish? What are proper amounts?

Mediterranean diet: There are a lot of claims with regard to coconut oil, most of the unsubstantiated. The healthiest diet so far, proven to reduce heart disease in many patients, is the mediterranean diet. It relies on liberal use of extra virgin olive oil, vinegar ( low glycemic index, promotes full stomach sensation), fruits, grains, and moderate wine consumption. Canola oil can also be used, in small amounts. ...Read more

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Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?

Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?

Perhaps: Oils do indeed penetrate the skin. Many things penetrate the skin. Indeed, some say that you should not put anything on your skin you are not willing to eat or drink, including your makeup n rubbing alcoh. I do not know about conditioning and strengthening hair, but these oils will penetrate any skin, and coconut oil is good for you--even as a lotion for your skin. wwwlblatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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Is rubbing fish oil and vitamin E on your butt safe?

Is rubbing fish oil and vitamin E on your butt safe?

fish oil: If you rub fish oil on your butt and then try and sit, you might slip off the chair and get hurt. Not sure what good effects you'd expect from putting fish oil and e on your derriere. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of cod liver oil and fish oil pills?

What are the benefits of cod liver oil and fish oil pills?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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Is it too late to start giving fish oil 6 weeks after a traumatic brain injury or can it still be beneficial?

Is it too late to start giving fish oil 6 weeks after a traumatic brain injury or can it still be beneficial?

DHA is good for you: No studies have shown that a damaged brain would repair itself better with fishoil but it cannot hurt to use it. The desired ingredient is the fatty acid dha which can be found in wild salmon, mackerel, sardines, anchovies. You are better off eating some real fish rather than banking on the fishoil capsules having much dha in them. ...Read more

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Will fish oil pills make my facial hair (being removed) grow faster? I don't want it to grow. But want healthier head hair. Is fish oil good to take for the hair and NOT make my facial hair grow faster?

Will fish oil pills make my facial hair (being removed) grow faster? I don't want it to grow. But want healthier head hair. Is fish oil good to take for the hair and NOT make my facial hair grow faster?

FishOil is marketing: It is not fish oil, per-se, which is healthy, but a single fat molecule (of many thousands), which is produced by phytoplankton in the oceans, called eicosapentaenoic acid, & extracted from oils of fish flesh, which has been compared with placebo in >35 double blind clinical trials, in several 1st world countries, & resulted in 12-15% ? all cause mortality & a trend toward ?ed cardiac arrhythmias. ...Read more

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I hit my head April 28th and 29th of this year. I was diagnosed with a mild concussion. I had PCS symptoms, and they are better now. Dizziness was a major symptom. I started taking fish oil and it's helped. When will I able to drink again?

I hit my head April 28th and 29th of this year. I was diagnosed with a mild concussion. I had PCS symptoms, and they are better now. Dizziness was a major symptom. I started taking fish oil and it's helped. When will I able to drink again?

Discuss with team: You should discuss this directly with your health care team taking care of you for the concussion. The lack of data makes trying to predict what you've experienced or the results of any evaluation preclude any ability to provide a recommendation. ...Read more

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Got light headed today..i took 2 ibropohen, Plus vitamin e, fish oil pill.vitaminc with magnesium, and hairinfinity pill...could that be the causse?

Got light headed  today..i took 2 ibropohen, Plus vitamin e, fish oil pill.vitaminc with magnesium, and hairinfinity pill...could that be the causse?

Shift ExternalFocus: Far more likely: internal issues are the "cause". Marketing routinely promotes helplessness only eased by taking products; Backwards of Reality. Our primary controls are within. Sup. vitamins are big business with no evidence of efficacy for vast majority, ibuprofen, Vit E, C are single molecules, Mg an atom (look up in Google images; including word molecule). Why single? Simplifies outside agent. ...Read more

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Hit the back of my head hard. On call neuro said tylenol (acetaminophen) only less chance of bleeding brain. Should I stop my 3000mg fish oil a day for a while?

Hit the back of my head hard. On call neuro said tylenol (acetaminophen) only less chance of bleeding brain. Should I stop my 3000mg fish oil a day for a while?

Medication effects: Thank you for informing about Depression, Xanax (alprazolam), (alprazolam) Omeprazole and Nadolol. It is likely that you had Medication side effects of drowsiness, dizziness, vertigo, confusion, and impaired coordination due to Xanax (alprazolam), (alprazolam) Omeprazole and Nadolol which led to ‘hitting back of your head” See Internist for side effects, Medication interaction, fish oil and treatment. See Psychiatrist for Xanax (alprazolam) effects and Therapy. ...Read more

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I am sick daily, fatiged daily, nausiated daily, sometimes light headed and sometimes shacky and sweaty. I have high blood cholesteral and yaking omega 3 fish oil alonf with cinnamon, one a day vitamins and vitamin c. I have been told that I have low whit

I am sick daily, fatiged daily, nausiated daily, sometimes light headed and sometimes shacky and sweaty. I have high blood cholesteral and yaking omega 3 fish oil alonf with cinnamon, one a day vitamins and vitamin c. I have been told that I have low whit

Your : Your symptoms need further investigation. You could be dealing with diabetes, anemia, thyroid disorder, cancer, depression/anxiety, etc. You need a complete history and physical and appropriate diagnostic testing as deemed necessary. Hopefully witht the help of your primary doctor you will get answers regarding why you are feeling this way. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What to do if i take fish oil to make my hair grow faster what else does it do?

What to do if i take fish oil to make my hair grow faster what else does it do?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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On accutane: do you think taking fish oil pills would help to restore/replace the natural oil i had come to my hair prior to taking accutane?

Possibly yes: This will be an individual response and unfortunately there are so many different fish oil preparations, . I general, it should not hurt and is considered heart healthy. However retinoids do have a tendency to limit oil production. ...Read more

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Is it true that taking fish oil helps me to become fat? Because I have a friend taking it & now her face and body becomes fat

Is it true that taking fish oil helps me to become fat? Because I have a friend taking it & now her face and body becomes fat

Fish oil: Fish oil is not causing your friend to gain weight. Fish oil has many benefits including increasing good Cholesterol and protecting the heart. So please don't be alarmed, just keep a well balanced diet and keep up with your exercise and you should be fine. ...Read more

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Which is better for your skin: flaxseed oil or fish oil?

Which is better for your skin: flaxseed oil or fish oil?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil Doubt any reliable comparison study to answer your question. ...Read more

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I am allergic to shrimp but can eat crab and fish. I am also allergic to seaweed. Also very allergic to iodine swab on skin. Can I take fish oil??

I am allergic to shrimp but can eat crab and fish. I am also allergic to seaweed. Also very allergic to iodine swab on skin. Can I take fish oil??

Caution: Hi, there is a possibility that you would develop allergic reaction to fish oil, fish oil contains some Iodine, you might want to try Omega-3 instead. Fish oil is relative contraindicated one people with Iodine allergy. ...Read more

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Can fish oil be applied to the skin?

Can fish oil be applied to the skin?

Skin use ? hmm..: Fish oils applied to skin would not absorb to achieve any level in the blood stream to get any benefit for cholesterol or triglyceride levels. There may be some help with skin moisture as in vitamin E topical usage. ...Read more

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Can you wash your face with fish oil?

Can you wash your face with fish oil?

fish oil: Not sure why you'd wash your face with fish oil unless you wish to attract a mermaid or merman. ...Read more

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Which is better for healthy hair: flaxseed oil or fish oil?

Which is better for healthy hair: flaxseed oil or fish oil?

Hair and oil: Well if you ingest the oil, either fish or flaxseed will likely yield indistinguishable results. If you put the oil on your hair, the flaxseed will likely not smell quite as bad as fish oil. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Head Trauma (Definition)

Any injury to the face, skull, or brain as a result of blunt force, or penetrating trauma. It can also occur due to rapid ...Read more