Yes, it’s good for your heart. But you already knew that. But did you know that there are other PROVEN benefits of fish oil? Before we get into the benefits of fish oil, it is really important to remember that it’s not the fish oil that counts…it’s the amount of Omega-3 in the fish oil
EPA and DHA are two types of Omega-3 fats. Your body MUST HAVE them to survive. That’s why they’re called Essential Fatty Acids. EPA stands for Eicosapentaenoic Acid. DHA stands for Docosahexaenoic Acid. But for now we’ll just call them EPA DHA. EPA DHA Omega-3 fats can only be obtained from the foods that you
Triglycerides are fats in your blood. Just like cholesterol. A little bit of triglycerides is normal. But if it gets too high, it’s a red flag for heart health. Omega-3 in fish oil helps maintain healthy triglyceride levels when combined with a healthy diet and daily exercise plan.* Clinical research suggests the omega-3 dosage needed
EPA and DHA are the two major Omega-3 in fish oil. DHA is critical during pregnancy for the development of the fetal brain and eyes. It is also important for the growth of the baby’s brain after birth. Adults still need DHA for several functions, but as you get older the need to maintain healthy
Molecularly distilled fish oil is the most common type of fish oil. Here’s why: Crude fish oil has a lot of gunk. Gunk that we don’t like or need. Molecular distillation is a technology for getting rid of this ‘gunk,’ although there are newer more expensive purification technologies now. I spent three years of my
That’s easy. You need up to 1600 mg of Omega-3 daily per the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Dietary Supplements. The two most common questions I get about fish oil are: Which brand of fish oil should I buy? How much fish oil should I take daily? Many labels say 1000
What is Enteric Coated Fish Oil? Do you need it? Enteric coated fish oil does two things: It reduces fishy burps. Gross, I know. It protects the Omega-3 from harsh stomach acids. Stomach acids may destroy some of the Omega-3 in fish oil. Enteric coating prevents that.. Reducing fishy burps with enteric coated fish oil
You can never have too much wine chocolate. But how ’bout fish oil? Can you take too much? And what happens if you do? Everything you Need to Know About Fish Oil Dosage Part 1: Fish Oil Dosage: How Much Fish Oil Should you Take? Part 2: Fish Oil Dosage: A Practical Guide Part 3:
OK – let’s make this easy as pie. After reading this you will know exactly how much Omega-3 you need. Everything you Need to Know About Fish Oil Dosage Part 1: Fish Oil Dosage: How Much Fish Oil Should you Take? Part 2: Fish Oil Dosage: A Practical Guide Part 3: Fish Oil Dosage: How
How to Get the Right Fish Oil Dosage If your bottle of fish oil says 1,000 mg on the front, don’t relax just yet! That’s the weight of the capsule, NOT the Omega-3 in it. FISH OIL DOSAGE TIP: 1,000 mg of Omega-3 and 1,000 mg of Fish Oil are not the same! Typically 1000
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