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what does the dietary supplement of USANA(contains fish oil) do for u?

there are many dietary supplements from usana and one of them is called ‘BIOMEGA” it countains concentrated fish oil and omega 3’s. i asked questions about atkins and people recommended me to take supplements with omega 3 in it… what exactly does that do for u?

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It is imperative that there is a balance of Omega 6 and Omega 3’s in the diet. Omega 6 is plentiful but without fish, flax seeds or chia seeds in the diet there is no balance. Fish oil has many health promoting benefits for the brain, mood, immune and hormone functions.

what is the maximum dosage of omega 3 you should take?

I have 1 Omega 3 fish oils capsule providing EPA- 180.MG and DHA-120.MG is it SAFE to take 2 of these capsules? because i think taking one is not enough omega 3. it’s 1000mg fish body oil capsule

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http://heart-disease.emedtv.com/omega-3/omega-3-dose.html this article says 1000mg daily as advised by American Heart Association. http://healthyomega3.com/fish-oil-dosage/ this article agrees but says if you are taking it to lower trigycerides, you need to take almost triple that amount. I personally take 2000mg daily for arthritis and have for years. No odd problems or side effects so far.

Are there any good Omega-3 supplements that don’t have the fishy taste?

I need to add more Omega-3 to my diet, to help my cholesterol, as well as dry eyes. I’ve used some fish oil capsules before, but they always make me burp up a fishy taste (yuck)! Do all Omega-3 supplements cause this fishy aftertaste? Are there any good ones that don’t?

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Fish oil capsules often “repeat” on you because the oil inside is rancid, which makes it not only gross but also less potent. (That’s also why the oil is enclosed in capsules in the first place.) As an alternative, I would recommend going the liquid route – that’s how you know that if it tastes good going down, you won’t be tasting it again later. Two brands of liquid fish oil that claim to have a pleasant flavor are Coromega and Carlson’s. Personally, however, I take Omega Cure ( http://www.omega-cure.com ) – it’s frozen and super fresh, so it’s extra potent and completely taste-free. You can mix it in with yogurt, juice, salad dressing, or whatever, and you get 2,010 mg of EPA and DHA in every two-teaspoon daily dose.

will I get mercury poisoning Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplements?

Is it good to take Omega 3 fish oil supplements everyday? I diet and exercise everyday. Cardiovascular training every day and a full body weight training session every other day. The reason why I am asking is because I eat tuna a lot which has omega 3s and I hear if you eat too much, you will get mercury poisoning. I’m wondering , will I get mercury poisoning if I take Omega 3 fish oil supplements every day?

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Many fish oils on the market today are lower grade oils containing relatively small amounts of EPA and or DHA and which have not been through ultra-refining processes so are very likely to contain mercury and other toxins such as PCBs and Dioxins. To avoid the risk of harmful exposure to these contaminants and to get the maximum health benefits from a fish oil, it is advisable to choose an ultra refined fish oil that is high in concentrated EPA.

How much an Omega 3 supplement should I take?

I would appreciate your input and give points to honest answers 🙂 My psychiatrist suggests that I take omega 3 supplemental pills to help with bipolar. I was wondering how many milligrams is a good amount for Omega 3’s or Omega 3-6-9’s???

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In terms of what is safe to take, I put 4 teaspoons of ground flax seed on breakfast cereal, and fish oil capsules as well. If you want to know the milligrams, email me and I will look it up when I am home.

Reversing the effects of Blood Pressure Meds?

My husband has been on Lisinopril for a couple of years. They cut him down to 1/2 a dose after he suffered dry cough, loss of Libido and joint pain. We have his BP under control with supplements of Omega 3, flax oil, EPA, TMG etc. We hope that he will come off of the meds very soon. My question is, how soon should the side effects subside?

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I think so that it should get over in a week time, but reassurance is very important, he requires your personal encouragement.

How do I find free no carb/no cholesterol recipes online?

My husband has very high cholesterol and his Dr. put him on the Omega-3 diet. It hasn’t worked very well so now my husband is on a no (low) carb and no (low) cholesterol diet. I live in a small town which doesn’t have any bookstores and the local library was also no help. I tried yahoo, ask and google searches and they basically just had a bunch of websites that ended up sending me to Amazon. I am the kind of person that likes to look through a book before I buy so I am not too fond of buying books online. Where can I go (website) that has recipes that can help me plan a meal that is not complicated?

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Try Foodnetwork.com. George Stella has a no carb cookbook.

Hello I just bought a bottle of salmon oil pills from GNC what does salmon oil bills do for you?

I heard the eating fish or salmon is good for you because of the omega 3 that it has inside. Does it really help improve your brain cells and make you concentrate more better and keep u more healthy? How does the salmon oil pills benefit you? Please answer with as much detail as possible. Thank you.

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My cardiologist says take one a day proven to reduce risk of heart attack