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Weight Loss

Fish Oil and Belly Fat

‘Your product does not work,’ he complained. ‘I took your Omega-3 for a month and my belly fat didn’t go away.’    The Crossfit fitness community has several followers who take large amounts of fish oil in hopes of losing weight and reducing exercise soreness. I’ve written that fish oil does not reduce cholesterol. LetRead 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 Ethyl Ester vs Triglyceride – Revisited

There is a lot of back-and-forth about fish oil types – triglyceride (TG) versus ethyl esters (EE). OmegaVia was highly concentrated ethyl ester form of fish oil. Since 2016, it in Triglyceride (rTG) form. I get emails about this almost daily. Is EE fish oil is really fish oil? Is there alcohol in it? WillRead More

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Mood

Why OmegaVia is High In EPA: Mood Benefits*

I want to elaborate on a couple of topics not previously addressed: If the brain is so full of DHA, then why does EPA (and not DHA) help with mood*? The concept of ‘Unopposed EPA’ The best summary of the state of the science was published by Dr. Sublette of Columbia University Medical Center. SheRead More

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Why OmegaVia is High in EPA Omega-3: Healthy Inflammation Response*

Why OmegaVia has so much more EPA than DHA. And why that’s important for your health. How much EPA or DHA your fish oil has matters. But it depends on what your age and health goals are – if you’re 25 and pregnant or 60 and achy.   You need a high-DHA formula if you’re:Read More

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Choosing the Best Fish Oil

Brenda Watson, Omega-3 and Vitamin D

I recently got five calls within a few hours, all with the same questions: Does your fish oil have 1000 mg Omega-3? Yes. Is your fish oil enteric coated? Yes. Is your fish oil tested by IFOS? Yes. Does your formula have Vitamin D? No, and it shouldn’t! I knew something was up. That somethingRead 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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Mood

Top 10 Supplements for Mood Health*

In the last few blogs, we focused on Omega-3 and its potential effects on your mood.* Especially, EPA Omega-3. While mood health may be influenced by several non-nutritive factors like trauma or illness, what’s at the tip of your fork can  affect the way you feel. But even if you are diligent about avoiding sugarRead More

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Mood

Fish Oil and Your Mood – Connecting Forks to Feelings

What is poor mood health is a food-borne illness? No, not like Salmonella or E. coli. But a love affair with junk food and fast food could be a culprit. Tyler Graham and Dr. Drew Ramsey make a strong case for this in their book ‘The Happiness Diet.’ This is not a book review, butRead More

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Omega-6 Fats

Fish Oil and Mood – The Role of Diet

Eating fish is strongly correlated to improved mood. * Our current understanding of the science suggests EPA Omega-3 found in fish oil appears to help with mood* DHA Omega-3 does not* Roughly 1000 – 2000 mg of EPA was found to be a beneficial dose* But what about your diet? Can diet have an impactRead More