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Doctor insights on: The Use Of Lovaza With Fish Oil

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Will drinking fish oil with water diminish the benefits of the fish oil?

Will drinking fish oil with water diminish the benefits of the fish oil?

No: It should not diminish the benefits of the fish oil. Just make sure no one injects into their veins as that may cause embolus which can cause serious side effects. ...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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Which brand of fish oil is best and of highest quality?

Which brand of fish oil is best and of highest quality?

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

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What are the benefits of cod liver oil and fish oil pills?

What are the benefits of cod liver oil and fish oil pills?

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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What is the benefit of omega 3 oil and cod liver oil?

What is the benefit of omega 3 oil and cod liver oil?

Excellent: Omega 3 is made in the body from an essential fatty acid called linolenic acid. Some people have difficulty in processing it and epa, derived from fish oil, becomes essential. Cod liver oil provides vitamins d and a but the dose is important. ...Read more

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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?

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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 more

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What is the meanings of epa and DHA in fish oil supplement?And will fish oil be good for memory and concentration too?

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

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What are the benefits of fish oil tablets?

What are the benefits of fish oil tablets?

Diffeerent: Some studies suggest improvement in things like braina and joint function. ...Read more

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Is krill the best type of fish oil to take?

Is krill the best type of fish oil to take?

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 more

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Is fish oil helpful or harmful for the inflammation of the vein?

Is fish oil helpful or harmful for the inflammation of the vein?

Inflammation: Fish oil, specifically the EPA component, is anti-inflammatory and also blocks the conversion of omega 6 fatty acids to arachidonic acid. Arachidonic acid is pro-inflammatory, so that means you get a double defense against inflammation with fish oil. ...Read more

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Does fish oil capsules are good to use along metmorfin in PCOS?

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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

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Is fish oil made of petroleum?

Is fish oil made of petroleum?

Fish oil: Comes from fish, petroleum comes from the ground. It was animal ages in the past. They are different kinds of oil. ...Read more

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What is the healthier type of olive oil to use for cooking?

Olive oil: Any kind of olive oil is good for cooking, extra virgin, virgin and all are ok. ...Read more

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What's the main health benefits of olive oil vs canola oil? Also can you safely fry things in fry pan using olive oil?

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