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Why did Whole Foods ban Krill Oil?

Whole Foods Market kicks out Krill oil supplements. The retailer said there were ‘sustainability issues’ with Krill oil products. Whole Foods claims that krill, a tiny shrimp-like critter, is the main diet of whales and that harvesting krill would rob whales of their food. Is Krill oil harming the environment? Krill used to make krillRead More

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What is Pharmaceutical Grade Fish Oil?

Pharmaceutical grade fish oils are high purity oils that contain more than 80% Omega-3. The extreme purity allows users to take fewer pills to get the faster benefits of Omega-3

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Fish oil supplements and PCBs. Should you worry? Part 2

In part 1, we discussed a lawsuit filed in California that claims that 10 brands of fish oil supplements tested contain polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB).  PCBs are a group of toxic industrial compound that have been outlawed for a few decades.  But they are persistent and still remain in the environment.   The plaintiffs claim that manufacturersRead More

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Fish oil supplements and PCBs. Should you worry? Part 1

Are you a skydiver who constantly worries about getting hit by lighting? If you are, then you will relate to the recent lawsuit in California about PCBs in fish oil supplements. People are scared.  Because TV said the words ‘lawsuit’, ‘fish oil pills’, and ‘PCBs’.

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Fish Oil Side Effects: 4 Tips To Avoid Them

OK – you tried fish oil because it’s good for you. Now you’re experiencing some minor fish oil side effects. This is normal. Especially if you just started taking fish oil for the first time. The most common fish oil side effects are belching and fishy aftertaste. List of common fish oil side effects: FishyRead More

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Flaxseed Oil vs Fish Oil

Which is better? Fish oil is better. Much better. Here’s why… Flaxseed oil is right for you only if… You are a vegetarian You are vegan You are allergic to fish Otherwise, there is no health advantage to taking flaxseed oil. Flaxseed oil is popular because it is cheap, comes from a plant and hasRead More

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Fish Oil & Brain Health

Sharpen Your Mind Randall McCloy Jr. was the only survivor of the 2006 Sago mine collapse. When the rescuers found him in the rubble, he had brain, heart, liver and kidney failure. He was barely clinging to life. After he was transported to West Virginia School of Medicine, one of the first things the hospitalRead More

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Fish Oil and Joint Health

Comfort Your Joints with Omega-3 We hear this all the time: “My doctor told me to start taking fish oil. I thought it was for my heart. Not only did my heart condition improve but my joints have never felt better. So I’ll continue taking it.” Omega-3 can: Help soothe joint tenderness* Help reduces enzymesRead More

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Fish Oil & Heart Health*

Omega-3 and Heart Health It was 1970. Jorn Dyerberg, Hans Olaf Bang and Aase Brondum Nielsen arrived in Greenland knowing that very few Greenlanders had poor heart health. It didn’t make sense. After all, Greenland Inuits ate a poor diet with insufficient fruits and vegetables. And they ate a lot of fat.   When theyRead More

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Omega-3 Deficiency Symptoms

Are You Ignoring These Dangerous Omega-3 Deficiency Symptoms? Tips for Understanding Commonly Overlooked Omega-3 Deficiency Symptoms Ever eat a non-fat cookie or brownie? Notice how dry, brittle and crumbly it is? Well, not enough Omega-3 does the same thing to your skin.   Your skin is the first place to show signs of deficiency. NoRead More