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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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Do spectrum fish oil contain mercury?

Do spectrum fish oil contain mercury?

Fish oil: The claim is their fish are north sea wild not farmed fish and should be mercury free. I could find no analysis of their product so like most you take your chances unless you can find a real analysis of their product. ...Read more

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Does fish oil contain testosterone?

Does fish oil contain testosterone?

No but ...: Fish oils do not contain testosterone but there are a few studies showing that fish oils can decrease sex hormone binding globulin (a molecule that binds to testosterone), thereby increasing the amount of free testosterone (the active form of testosterone) available to use. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give children with autism fish oil if it contains mercury?

Is it safe to give children with autism fish oil if it contains mercury?

Fish oil: Fish oil is very safe, if you make sure the company distills and purifies its products to be free of heavy metals like mercury and other contaminants. Research the companies. Nordic naturals, carlson's, omegabrite, vital choice, etc all are excellent companies whose processes assure good products. Subscribe to http://www.Consumerlab.Com/ for $33/year -- great info on all this and more. ...Read more

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Can i take garcinia cambrogia with fish oil pills & a high potency multivitamin which contains green tea. Any ingredients it shouldn't mix with?

Can i take garcinia cambrogia with fish oil pills & a high potency multivitamin which contains green tea. Any ingredients it shouldn't mix with?

Garcinia cambogia: These supplements would be compatible, but be careful with any "high potency" multivitamins. Make sure they are all natural ingredients. You can tell by the constituents in them. For info on selecting safe vitamins, try: http://tinyurl.Com/lr24xpd and http://tinyurl.Com/l7pd3xn. ...Read more

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If i wish to get omega 3 from fish, it is contained in meat of fish or just fish skin or bones /or fishs liver? I can't digest fish oil capsule well

Her were the omega 3: Could be found, pasture-raised meats. As with meat and dairy foods, eggs are enriched by adding types of feed that are high in omega-3 fatty acids to the hen's diet. Edamame is a notable exception. Edamame are green soybeans wild rice. Walnuts canola oil. Flax can be purchased in seed form and in oil form. Beans fish live in cold water. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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