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NEW! DHA 600 Omega-3 Pills

Prenatal supplement…or brain health supplement?* Yes. OmegaVia DHA 600 is our newest product. You kept bugging us. Now here it is. What is it? It’s an ultra-pure DHA-only supplement made from Anchovy, Sardine, and Mackerel Each capsule has 600 mg of DHA Omega-3 The DHA is in the well-absorbed triglyceride (rTG) form Who should takeRead More

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Fish Oil Supplements

Why 12 Million People Stopped Taking Fish Oil: Two head-slapping events involving fish oil

Good news: even ultra-high doses of Omega-3 do not promote prostate cancer, says Europe’s top food safety agency. Yet, because of a study that said fish oil could cause prostate cancer, 12 million of you stopped taking fish oil…and for no good reason. The authors of that study have now published a new study thatRead More

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Heart Health

Why Fish Oil ‘Doesn’t Work’

7 reasons why recent news on fish oil has been negative Lately, there’s been nothing but bad news about fish oil.   At last check, there were over 22,000 separate published studies on fish oil, most of it published in the last decade. If there is such an explosive increase in scientific proof in supportRead More

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Heart Health

Omega-7: A New Good Fat

Nope. That was not a typo. That was Omega-7 with a SEVEN. You’ll be hearing more about it. You’ve obviously heard about Omega-3s. And probably Omega-6s and 9s. Omega-6s are essential but cause inflammation when consumed in excess. Omega-9s are found in olive oil and bacon fat. Omega-9s are not essential because your body canRead More

Fish Oil Safety

Omega-3s and Prostate Health*

This article is in response to this paper Journal of the National Cancer Institute’s 2013 study on fish oil and prostate health…* …and the wall-to-wall media coverage this received in 2013. What Pharmacists are Saying about Omega-3 Does fish oil cause prostate cancer? Subjects in this study were not given fish oil. So, no, youRead More

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Fish Oil Supplements

Is Fish Oil a Waste of Money?

Every couple of months, TV news trashes fish oil. Usually after a negative study is published. It happened again in Sep 2012 after this study said fish oil was virtually useless. “Fish oil doesn’t work!” “Fish oil is a waste of money!” “Fish oil doesn’t prevent heart attacks!” The general message about fish oil was:Read More

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Choosing the Best Fish Oil

Fish Oil Forms: EE vs TG – Part 2

In Part 1, we reviewed the scientific evidence of the difference in absorption between EE fish oil and its TG cousin. TG came out slightly ahead. But…are there any problems with TG fish oil? Let’s look at some facts: True TG fish oil is low in Omega-3, usually 20-30% Omega-3 or less. At that concentration,Read More

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Choosing the Best Fish Oil

Fish Oil Forms: EE vs. TG Oils – Part 1

Is one better than the other? Or is it just nerdy hair-splitting? I’ve had a few questions in my inbox about the difference between different types of fish oils. No, I don’t mean Cod liver oil vs Salmon oil. We’re talking molecular structure of the Omega-3 fatty acids. We’ve talked quite a bit about theRead More

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Fish Oil and Your Genes

“I was born this way.” “I can’t help it – it’s a genetic trait.” “You can’t outlive your genes.” We hear these phrases all the time. Sometimes they are excuses. And other times, they are real. But what if I told you that your genes are not as permanent as you thought they were. TakeRead More

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Heart Health

3 Useful Health Tips From a Fish Oil Expert

Valuable Lessons About Omega-3 and fish consumption Dr. Bill Lands is one of my science heroes. And I had the pleasure of listening to him speak at this year’s Natural Foods Expo in Anaheim. Dr. Lands was Professor of Biochemistry at Univ. of Michigan and Univ of Illinois. He’s authored over 250 scientific papers andRead More