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Is Swai Fish Safe
Yes: You might want to choose fish that are low in mercury. (farm raised catfish for example) limit your intake of tuna and swordfish or other big fish that have to eat lots of little fish to survive. ...Read more
Ocean predators: Avoid eating large predator fish. Marine life often is not able to excrete heavy metals and other toxins they absorb through pollutants. Through the processes of bioaccumulation & biomagnification, methylmercury levels grow higher is large ocean predators. Consider eating fish that are lower on the food chain or fish from streams and rivers. ...Read more
Fish guts: Contain an enzyme called thiaminase that desroys vitramin b1. In some counries they make a fish patois that includes the whole fish. This may be responsible for the disease known as bangungut, or "toxic dream" that is lethal. The japanese, however, make sushi that is white rice associated with the muscular part of the fish and it is safe when eaten at a japanese restaurant. Veggies and fruit O.K. ...Read more
4 capsules: The usual dose is 2 capsules of 1000 mg taken twice a day. More is not likely to cause harm but may not do any more good either. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is oxy elite pro and fish oil safe to take? I am 16 taking oxy elite pro and fish oil, i was wondering if this is safe
First : First of all i would like to say that i think oxyelite pro is unsafe for a 16 year old. It contains a high amount of caffeine, which should definitely be avoided in a young healthy person. Caffeine may seem harmless but is has many serious effects on the body. Just to name a few: restlessness, nervousness, excitement, inability to sleep, flushing of the face (turning red), increased urination, stomach pain, fast or irregular heart beat, disordered thoughts and speech. Also you have to know that caffeine is addictive and can cause a serious withdrawal when coming off of it. Really consider if you want to deal with any of the above possibilities. To answer your question, I do not believe there is an interaction between oxyelite pro and fish oil, however very little research is done in the area since this supplement is not regulated by the fda (food and drug administration). Therefore i always warn patients when taking such supplements. With a healthy diet and exercise regimen you should be able to obtain your goals without these supplements. Consider a visit with a nutritionist or registered dietician. Take good care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes,: As long as you're sure what's really in the capsule, prescription quality available ...Read more
Pork: Pork that is cooked rare may carry trichinosis, a parasite that can cause extremely serious health problems. I advise never eating pork unless it is well cooked! ...Read more
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