krill oil vs fish oil
Eye Health

Krill Oil vs Fish Oil

Is Krill oil better than Fish oil? Yes. BUT!! (You knew there was going to be a ‘but’…I’ll explain below.) It’s all about Omega-3 absorption when you’re comparing Krill oil vs Fish Oil. The Omega-3 in Krill oil is better absorbed into your body than the Omega-3 from regular fish oil. That’s a fact. ThereRead More

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Eye Health

6 Surprising Benefits of Fish Oil

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 oilRead More

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Eye Health

EPA and DHA Omega-3

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 youRead More

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Eye Health

Fish Oil and Triglycerides*

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 neededRead More

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Fish Oil During Pregnancy

My wife is pregnant. With twins! We get excited and nervous when it’s time for our monthly doctor’s visit. We do absolutely everything we can to make sure our little bundles of joy are growing and healthy. You probably know the feeling. As a nutritionist who has been studying fish oil and Omega-3 for overRead More

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Eye Health

EPA Fish Oil

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 healthyRead More

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Eye Health

Molecularly Distilled Fish Oil

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 myRead More

how much fish oil
Eye Health

How Much Fish Oil Should I Take?

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 1000Read More

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Fish Oil Technology

Enteric Coated Fish Oil

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 oilRead More

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Fish Oil Dosage

Fish Oil Dosage: How Much is Too Much 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:Read More