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Omega 3 Fats Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
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Anyway you want: Anyway you want. A much better source is oily fish such as salmon. ...Read more
They don't: In fact, they're loaded with calories. Don't use fish oils for weight loss. ...Read more
Great question.: In a small study performed years ago raw almonds were compared to roasted almonds and almond butter measuring their effect on lipids. All products were helpful with raw and roasted almonds besting the almond butter. With that said, while still healthy, roasting does increase the oxidation of fatty acids which is not considered a beneficial change. So raw almonds best, roasted good, butter okay. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid farmed salmon: Just make sure if you eat salmon that you get wild not farmed. Farmed salmon have much higher levels of pcbs and can be very bad for you. Any salmon you get at a restaurant is likely to be farmed unless a wild species is named. Do not believe them if they claim it is wild but cannot tell you the name of the species. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fish allergy looking for a reliable source of Omega-3 and/or a safe brand to take. Afraid to a reaction to an unreliable brand.
Omega 3: Try a non fish source.What indication are you relying on as there is no data to support such supplementation in healthy adults ...Read more
Hi,My father has severe allergies eating seafood especially fish.Should he take omega 3 fatty acid as a supplement or would that also trigger allergy.
Omega 3 Fat: The problem in industrialized nations is too much omega 6 fat, from soy, corn, cottonseed and safflower oils. These fats oxidize themselves through the same process that makes oil-based paint dry--and increases the need for anti-oxidants. Deep sea oily fish is the best source of omega 3 fat, but canola oil also supplies some. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any evidence to back up claims that taking daily adequate amounts of omega 3 can help to burn body fat as the body will not store so much fat?
Weight Loss: Nope. Not in any way. This claim is false and is a myth that is in no way true. ...Read more
No: The omega 3s will actually further raise your cholesterol level. ...Read more