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The Use Of Lovaza With Fish Oil
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
Fish oil brands: There are many good brands of fish oil -- it's hard to pick just one! :-) you want to be sure yours is pure, without contaminants like heavy metals, pcb's, etc. Also that it's fresh -- not rancid, because rancid not only tastes bad, it promotes inflammation. The potency is important too, so that you get what you need in less # of capsules. Helpful video: http://tinyurl.Com/le5dpek. ...Read more
Is the krill oil and fish oil combo pill better than just krill or fish oil alone? If so, what are the benefits?
Better: Krill oil has a higher concentration of bio available omega 3 fatty acids. ...Read more
Better to drink flaxseed oil or fish oil for omega3? Is the omega3 that comes from fish the same quality as from vegetables? Which is digested better?
Eat fish for Omega 3: Our bodies don't convert omega 3's from flaxseed into the epa & dha readily available in fish (oil). There are some attempts to make epa & dha from seaweed & algae but otherwise, read label for epa & dha content. You won't see much from flaxseed products nor will you get much conversion either. Check out more at http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/search/label/fish%20%28oil%29. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the meanings of epa and DHA in fish oil supplement?And will fish oil be good for memory and concentration too?
Omega 3s: Both epa and dha are long chained fatty acids mainly found in fish. They provide much needed omega 3 which is said to improve heart health along with many other health benefits. Omega three is believed to reduce inflammation in body and brain and is good for memory and thought to prevent dementia. Along with fish, omega 3 can be found in free-range eggs. Look for % of omega three on carton. ...Read more
Fish oil: read this: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/22/whats-in-your-fish-oil-supplements/?_r=0Get a more detailed answer ›
Recalls: try this site for recall info: http://www.foodsafety.gov/ ...Read more
EPA Best Evidence: Both epa ; dha, from phytoplankton, at very high (i.e. Purified rx) doses, tend to ? the triglyceride concentrations in blood. Epa (without dha ; all the other non-beneficial fats in common fish oil) has a track record of also ?ing LDL particle number, even at lower doses ; many long-term trials have shown 12-15% ?deaths thus i commonly recommend purified epa, vascepa, but only 1 gm (capsule)/day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe . . .: While I found many online articles discussing use of fish oil in polycystic ovarian syndrome, I could only find the following peer-reviewed journal article: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3941370/. Best to discuss your options & concerns w/your Family Doc, GYN or Endocrinologist. Do understand that there's a tremendous variety in fish oil dose/strength & quality. ...Read more
Is the use of fish oil capsule good in PCOS ?
but i read that fish oil also increases blood glucose level
What's the main health benefits of olive oil vs canola oil? Also can you safely fry things in fry pan using olive oil?
Avoid Canola Oil: The way it is processed and can be genetically engineered. It's from the rapeseed, a variant of mustard. Olive oil is much better. In general, avoid vegetable oils and run from corn oil, another gmo. Yes, you can fry w/olive oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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