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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of Omega H3

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If my son (17 years old) and my daughter (11 years old) benefit on omega, can I give them always or I should stop every few months?

If my son (17 years old) and my daughter (11 years old) benefit on omega, can I give them always or I should stop every few months?

Omega?: I'm not sure what you are asking. Are you asking about omega 3 and/or omega 6 fatty acids? If so, these are essential fatty acids, meaning they are essential for good health and just as important as essential vitamins, minerals and essential amino acids. It is impossible to maintain good health without them ; thus would be very unwise to stop (though one can get these via diet as well as supps). ...Read more

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Benefits of omega 3 on ur health?

Benefits of omega 3 on ur health?

Multiple benefits: While ongoing trials are needed to define the scope of possible benefit, omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to significantly reduce sudden cardiac death. This benefit occurs due to decreased arrhythmias in the setting of increased omega-3 intake. Other benefits seen in various studies include decreased dementia, improved blood pressure, decreased inflammation. ...Read more

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In terms of reaping full benefits, is it good to take all medicines simultaneously including omega 3-6-9 or take them at different times of the day?

In terms of reaping full benefits, is it good to take all medicines simultaneously including omega 3-6-9 or take them at different times of the day?

Follow Doc's advice.: This is not so much a matter of reaping full benefit as it is of avoiding toxicity and preventing side effects. With your prescription meds follow your doc and pharmacist's advice. With supplements and otc's — check with them or don't take. ...Read more

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Why is there contradictory studies on nearly every health topic? One study says omega 3 is good and then another says it offers no benefits. What's up

Why is there contradictory studies on nearly every health topic? One study says omega 3 is good and then another says it offers no benefits. What's up

Poor research design: And poor journalism are the answers. If you look closely at many of the headline studies you will see that the dose or quality of the supplement used is not correct or that the population being studied is already largely ailing or very old. Then a journalist takes the poorly designed study and makes a headline out of it. Lesson learned: you need to see and analyze the studies. Peace & health. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some benefits of omega 3 fatty acids?

See below: It helps my patients with sjogren's who have dry eyes for one thing. ...Read more

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Does it matter if Eggs are fed an omega-3 rich diet? What's the health benefits of eating those types of eggs?

Does it matter if Eggs are fed an omega-3 rich diet? What's the health benefits of eating those types of eggs?

Omega 3 has a lot: Of research to support its benefits for brain, eyes, skin, mood, cholesterol lowering, etc. Eggs w/omega 3 are good. A high quality marine fish oil would give a better dose. May help the itching you mention. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me what are the health benefits of omega 3 fats, and what is the suitable source to obtain the same.?

Can you please tell me what are the health benefits of omega 3 fats, and what is the suitable source to obtain the same.?

Omega 3's: Here is a link to information about omega 3's at the national library of medicine patient education website (for both health conditions and drugs or supplements): http://www.Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a607065. Html
you can obtain them over the counter at most grocery stores, pharmacies and even costco or equivalent. ...Read more

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H/Tap Dr says that "the benefit of omega fish oil supplements is marginal at best". So can we conclude that the jury is still out on it, & eat fish?

H/Tap Dr says that "the benefit of omega fish oil supplements is marginal at best". So can we conclude that the jury is still out on it, & eat fish?

Good idea: Fish is a great food to include in your diet and because of all the nutrients you get in fish, superior to omega-3 supplements. Two to three 4 ounce servings of low mercury fish per week is recommended: shrimp, pollock, salmon, canned light tuna, tilapia and cod. ...Read more

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Are their any benefits on me being on a dairy free/gluten free non-gmo diet and taking a multi, coq10, d3, and omega (have lupus & dysautonomia)?

Are their any benefits on me being on a dairy free/gluten free non-gmo diet and taking a multi, coq10, d3, and omega (have lupus & dysautonomia)?

Lots of supplements: You must have a lot of money to spend
exercise and good diet are key
no alcohol or drugs is important
there is no proof that gluten or dairy will be an issue for your lupus nor is the gmo food particularly bad — it is made so they use fewer pesticides which are bad! ...Read more

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Omega 3 fish oil? What is it good for? What's its benefits?

Omega 3 fish oil? What is it good for? What's its benefits?

EPA: We all need two essential fatty acids in our diet but they have to be processed in the body to produce important metabolites that play a part in inflammation. Fish oil provides epa (eicosapentoic acid) that "dodges" the processing mechanism, thus providing a "ready-made" metabolite that acts as an anti-inflammatory. This is very complex chemistry and is the simplest explanation that I can offer. ...Read more

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What are the benefits from taking omega-3 fish oil tablets?

What are the benefits from taking omega-3 fish oil tablets?

Much debated: There are many claims regarding the beneficial effects of fish oils, but there are few randomized blinded clinical trials testing these observational claims. Fish oils lower triglycerides, and are indicated to do so, to prevent pancreatitis, however no studies support this recommendation. At low dose they may have cardiovascular benefits, but recent data is less compelling than older data. ...Read more

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Why is ALA considered inferior to DHA and EPA omega 3's? Do the latter have better health benefits?

EPA & DHA important: EPA and DHA are considered more important due to many proven benefits. ALA may help protect against cardiovascular disease but its main importance is as a precursor to EPA and DHA. Many people have difficulty converting ALA to EPA/DHA so ingesting EPA/DHA appear to have more benefits. See http://chriskresser.com/why-fish-stomps-flax-as-a-source-of-omega-3 ...Read more

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A newspaper reported research that for Omega-3 benefit fish must be baked/broiled & not fried as Omega-3 is destroyed by heat. Is not bake/broil heat?

A newspaper reported research that for Omega-3 benefit fish must be baked/broiled & not fried as Omega-3 is destroyed by heat. Is not bake/broil heat?

CanYouTake The Heat?: It's the AMOUNT of heat. Unless you eat sushi, some amount of heat must be used to cook the fish. Baking, broiling or sauteing can use less heat than frying, thus less of the Omega-3 is "lost." It's even been shown that frying can completely alter the fat profile of a (small) fish and canning destroys most of it too. Don't eat just any ol' fish raw, however. You have to find "sushi grade." ...Read more

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What is the benefit of omega 3 oil and cod liver oil?

What is the benefit of omega 3 oil and cod liver oil?

Excellent: Omega 3 is made in the body from an essential fatty acid called linolenic acid. Some people have difficulty in processing it and epa, derived from fish oil, becomes essential. Cod liver oil provides vitamins d and a bit the dose is important. ...Read more

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Can the experts please talk about the nutritional benefits of omega-3 fatty acids?

Part: They are part of healthy diet best obtained by a diet of unprocessed grains (not wheat or corn) like brown rice or quinoa, vegetables (not potatoes), beans, fruit, nuts like walnuts/pecans/almonds), or seeds + wild caught game (fish or free-range chicken or cage free eggs). This is the correct food intake for the human biology. www.thepmc.org. ...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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I'm 8 month pregnant, I want to take some omega 3 as daily supplement, will that help or hurt or affect my baby? Thank you. If that helps and benefits my baby, what kind of omega 3 should I take? Because I looked for the omega 3 at the pharmacy and there

I'm 8 month pregnant, I want to take some omega 3 as daily supplement, will that help or hurt or affect my baby? Thank you. If that helps and benefits my baby, what kind of omega 3 should I take? Because I looked for the omega 3 at the pharmacy and there

It is usefull: Increased intake of epa and dha has been shown to prevent pre-term labor and delivery, lower the risk of pre-eclampsia and may increase birth weight. Omega-3 deficiency also increases the mother’s risk for depression.
Babies born to mothers who had higher blood levels of dha scored better on the attention tests until 6 months of age, visual learning in older babies at 1 year and 18 months. ...Read more

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I am 21 years old. What will happen if I take vitamin B12 and omega 3 supplements every day at the prescribed amount? What benefits?

I am 21 years old.  What will happen if I take vitamin B12 and omega 3 supplements every day at the prescribed amount? What benefits?

Nothing: At your age, unless you have specific medical conditions that require those items, the supplements would be of no use at all. ...Read more

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Omega 3 fish oil 1000mg. What are the benefits of that food supplement and is there any side effects for it. And do I need medical prescription.

Omega 3 fish oil 1000mg. What are the benefits of that food supplement and is there any side effects for it. And do I need medical prescription.

Fish Oil: Fish oil supplies essential omega-3 fats that our bodies cannot make on their own. They can lower triglycerides, prevent heart disease, help reduce high blood pressure, and reduce inflammation in the body. Fish oil helps ward off depression too. In general, most people need at least 1-2 grams of epa and 500mg dha per day in a fish oil preparation. No prescription is needed. ...Read more

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I am now taking zinc, omega 3 fish oil, and vitamin d3. What will the benefits be?

I am now taking zinc, omega 3 fish oil, and vitamin d3. What will the benefits be?

See details: Probably not much unless you have a specific need to take one or the other. Taking them just for the sake of taking them is a waste. ...Read more

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Is there a leafy green that is high in omega 3s?

Is there a leafy green that is high in omega 3s?

Yes: Perilla, a herb which is the member of the mint family. ...Read more

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Where are the most common places to find omega 6 fats?

Where are the most common places to find omega 6 fats?

Omega 6 diet sources: Omega 6 (o-6) fatty acids are mostly in "land" foods, animal products, e.g. Beef, pork, poultry, eggs, dairy (other than non-fat- skim milk etc.), beans (e.g. Soy), grains (e. G corn, wheat, etc), nuts (walnuts have some o-3).
Omega 3 are mostly in sea foods (especially fatty fish, although they have o-6 too. Wild fish get o-3 from krill.
Land o-3 (walnuts, purslaine, flax not as well-used). ...Read more

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What kind of omega you have take & which is the best source? Buckthorn?

What kind of omega you have take & which is the best source? Buckthorn?

Omega-3: Omega-3 is the best supplement for reducint inflammatory responses in your body. It is generally best to get this from natural food sources rather than a pill supplement. Examples include: walnuts, salmon, sardines, soybeans, halibut, scallops, shrimp. ...Read more