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Is there a lot of phosphorus in fish oil?

Is there a lot of phosphorus in fish oil?

Yes: In general phosphorus is important for energy. Excessive phosphorus in the human blood of pts with serious renal insufficiency may be toxic. ...Read more

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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We'll taking a lot of fish oil really reduce my triglecrides?

We'll taking a lot of fish oil really reduce my triglecrides?

Triglycerides: Though fish oil can help some triglycerides in overwhelming numbers of people can be normalised by improving dietary carbohydrate and caloric content coupled with a daily aerobic exercise for 30 sustained minutes, most unfortunately find it easier to pop pills ...Read more

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I heard that if you eat lots of fish oil and nuts, you can control your skin health. Is this true?

I heard that if you eat lots of fish oil and nuts, you can control your skin health. Is this true?

Depends on: Type of skin condition...No one size fits all dermatologically speaking. ...Read more

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Yes I am 28 years old and I was trying to see does fish oil pills help you gain weight in your buttocks and also eating a lot of starchy food?

Yes I am 28 years old and I was trying to see does fish oil pills help you gain weight in your buttocks and also eating a lot of starchy food?

Likely not: Where you put weight on depends in part on your genetics among other factors. There is no food that particularly targets an area of the body. The buttocks are a large muscle group and so doing things to strengthen muscles in that area may add to bulk if that is what you are looking for. ...Read more

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What is a good alternative supplement for fish oil? Fish oil tablets make me burp a lot with that yucky fishy taste.

What is a good alternative supplement for fish oil? Fish oil tablets make me burp a lot with that yucky fishy taste.

You don't need this: Krill oil and fish oil are the new snake oil, both are high in omega 3 fatty acids which are extremely fragile. Omega 3 fish oils reduce triglycerides by impairing the liver's ablility to make them. However the oxidative stress caused by fish oil actually raises LDL cholesterol.
Some day we may use the phrase "this is just more fish /krill oil" or "here comes the fish/krill oil salesman". ...Read more

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How long will it takes to lower my liver enzymes? Current reading is 160. I follow my doctors advice of proper diet and lots of water. Fish oil ok?

How long will it takes to lower my liver enzymes? Current reading is 160. I follow my doctors advice of proper diet and lots of water. Fish oil ok?

Depends on cause: And level of elevated liver enzyme tests. Viral hepatitis, drugs, toxins, alcohol, gallstones, trauma, and NASH are all possibilities. If you can reverse the underlying condition, your tests should return to normal in a few weeks to few months. Sometimes, though, you can't cure the underlying condition so fast. ...Read more

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I've seen a lot of dry eye supplements on the market from theratears, to biotears, to theralife, to generic fish oil and flax oil, do these work?

I've seen a lot of dry eye supplements on the market from theratears, to biotears, to theralife, to generic fish oil and flax oil, do these work?

Dry eye tx: Dry eye syndrome is multifactorial and different treatment regimens work for different people. There is no real cookie cutter cure. ...Read more

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I broke a blood vessel in my eye. My doctor told me not to take fish oil. Should I also stop drinking carrot juice which also has a lot of vitamin A?

I broke a blood vessel in my eye. My doctor told me not to take fish oil. Should I also stop drinking carrot juice which also has a lot of vitamin A?

Fish oil can lead: To increased bleeding, which is why your doctor told you not to take it, but Vitamin A does not typically cause increased bleeding ...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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Is fish oil harmful?

Is fish oil harmful?

No/Yes: Most anything can be harmful if taken improperly. Think about it, drinking too much water can make you very ill or you can die. Fish oil, like anything else should be taken according to manufacturer's directions or according to your health care provider. Fish oils have many beneficial effects if used properly and if a reputable product is purchased. Some fish oils are alleged to be contaminate. ...Read more

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Is fish oil good for you?

Yes,: But those that contain EPA omega-3 lower triglycerides and LDL cholesterol, those that contain both DHA and EPA will lower triglycerides but raise LDL cholesterol. If you don't want dietary supplement fish oil there's prescription EPA Vascepa or EPA/DHA Lovaza. Epanova is another just approved by FDA. ...Read more

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How long to use fish oil?

How long to use fish oil?

It depends: On why you are taking/using fish oil. If you have very high triglycerides (>1000), then you may need to take this for the rest of your life or at least until you can undertake interventions that will keep the levels tolerable without fish oil. If you are taking it as a well-being supplement, then it is up to you. ...Read more

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Do you recommend fish oil?

Do you recommend fish oil?

Fish Oil: Definitely. Fish oil and Omega 3s help with inflammation and can lower cholesterol. At least 1 gram a day if not 2 grams. ...Read more

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What does fish oil do for u?

What does fish oil do for u?

Omegas: Fish oils are the most important source of vitamin a and the omega 3, 6, 9 fatty acids which are critical to good health. ...Read more

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What does fish oil pills do?

What does fish oil pills do?

Fish Oil: Fish oil supplies essential omega-3 fats that our bodies cannot make on their own. Among their many effects, 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. ...Read more

Phosphorus (Definition)

Phosphorus is an essential mineral. It is important in the formation high energy compounds used by the body, maintaining strong bones and teeth, and muscle and nerve functioning. Meats and milk are a good source of phosphorus. Deficiency is very rare as phosphorus is ...Read more