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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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For a vegetarian, how much more flaxseed must be taken to get the same effect as fish oil?

For a vegetarian, how much more flaxseed must be taken to get the same effect as fish oil?

Not always possible: For some people no amount of flax oil gives the same benefits of fish oil. This is because our bodies must convert the ALA in fish oil into the EPA & DHA found in fish oil and this is not done very efficiently & some people can't convert it at all. However, you can find vegan sources of DHA & EPA from algae. See http://chriskresser.com/why-fish-stomps-flax-as-a-source-of-omega-3 ...Read more

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What is fish oil?

What is fish oil?

Fish oil: Fish oil is the oil found in many cold water fish, such as mackerel, tuna, salmon, sturgeon, mullet, bluefish, anchovy, sardines, herring, trout, and menhaden. It's rich in omega-3 fats -- essential to our diets because our bodies cannot make them. You can also get this in supplement form -- at least 1-2 grams of epa and 500mg dha per day if you have depression. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of fish oil?

What are the benefits of fish oil?

Many: Fish oil is very helpful for dry eyes. 2000 mg a day is recommended for this. It is also helpful for heart health and brain health/memory. It also is beneficial for healthy skin, hair, and nails. ...Read more

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How are fish oil capsules helpful?

How are fish oil capsules helpful?

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 there such thing as too much fish oil?

Is there such thing as too much fish oil?

Fish oil excess: People with liver disease may experience problems with excessive amounts of fish oils. Fish oil can also affect your body's ability to clot blood, so it should be discontinued before surgical procedures. ...Read more

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Fish oil is bad for gout?

Fish oil is bad for gout?

Not necessarily: Certain fish have high purine content. Fish oil doesn't. So, i believe it is more neutral. ...Read more

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Effexor (Definition)

Venlafaxine is a non-tricyclic which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more