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by 5 · August 11, 2014 at 01:56 PM

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by 0 · July 30, 2014 at 05:04 PM

Liquid, Softgel etc..etc... Which is most bio-available for us as human. Also which brands would you recommend and what is the best way to help it's absorbtion to the max! Also if you prefur a brand that you feel is the best quality?

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paleot 0 · July 30, 2014 at 05:04 PM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omega-3_fatty_acid#Ma..I've taken calamari oil in the past, but these days I get my n-3's from fresh seafood and avoid PUFAs that aren't super fresh and refrigerated or kept on ice. As beneficial as quality omega-3... (more)

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by 0 · July 18, 2014 at 03:58 AM

I have had a severe fish/seafood allergy my entire life! It sucks. Basically, I've been severely Omega-3 deficient since birth. I'm trying to correct some hormonal imbalances and optimize my omega 3:6 ratios but I'm not sure the best way to go... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · July 14, 2014 at 10:55 PM

The key here is ratio. If you are doing all you can within your dietary restrictions to boost O3, the other side of the equation is to REDUCE O6. That means steadfastly avoiding processed oils, and reducing foods with high ratios of O6--e.g.... (more)

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by 188 · May 05, 2014 at 09:53 AM

I am looking for a site that sells really good antarctic krill oil particularly in bulk so I can get the lowest price, any suggestions?

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pone 0 · May 05, 2014 at 08:53 AM

danno, unfortunately, the krill oil business is almost a monopoly. There is one firm in Canada that effectively is the only mass volume producer, and all of the name brands you buy in a store are in fact just relabeling that one company's oil.... (more)

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by 33 · January 24, 2014 at 03:42 PM

Grassfed, pastured dairy is higher in Omega3 fatty acids and CLA. What kind of Omega3s are in pastured, grassfed dairy?

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Matt_11 0 · January 24, 2014 at 12:26 AM

A good fraction of it is ALA, the omega-3 not given enough credit by paleo folks (because it's the plant-sourced omega-3).

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by 982 · July 15, 2013 at 08:15 AM

While I'm not too worried about my diet / supplements, I am wondering if I can better optimize it. Right now, I supplement with Nutrasea 500mg EPA / 1,000mg DHA. In these studies, it seems that DHA might have a greater link than... (more)

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Mash 0 · July 15, 2013 at 08:15 AM

On Wednesday a new paper reported that higher levels of long-chain omega-3 fats (EPA, DPA, and DHA) in blood are associated with a 43% increased risk of prostate cancer and a 71% increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer. [1] This built on... (more)

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by 297 · May 06, 2013 at 01:17 AM

I know most tribal populations had access to fish, some of which have 2000 dha/epa every 6 ounces. Most fish oils only give 200-300 per caplet, i'd have to take up to 9 caplets to get near those numbers. My question is, why are people saying to... (more)

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Brenjin 0 · May 05, 2013 at 08:53 PM

People fear fish oil in capsules because DHA is the most unstable and easily oxidized fat and EPA isn't much better. Personally I don't think it's a big problem as long as you get fish oil with enough vitamin E in it and store it in a cold dark... (more)

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by 0 · March 04, 2013 at 12:58 AM

I know getting vitamins/minerals from food is best, which I try to do. But I also know I don't have a "perfect" diet and supplements may benefit me. Basically I am undecided on whether I should take a multivitamin. In the past I have always but... (more)

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cgriffin36 0 · March 04, 2013 at 12:58 AM

After listening to the FAQ on the following page I got the answer to the DHA question. It seems 1 teaspoon has 500mg of DHA so I can use that to substitute my DHA and vit D requirements which answers 1 part of my... (more)

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by 5 · May 21, 2014 at 12:29 AM

Probably this have been asked a thousand times but I'm looking for the best Omega 3 Brand right now.

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Jeff_20 0 · January 31, 2013 at 05:05 PM

In the near future Omega 3 from fish will be a deadly source if it comes from the Pacific Ocean. Fukushima has made sure of that. The best non fish source of Omega 3 is Camelina oil. Grown in the USA and cold pressed to preserve the Vitamin E.... (more)

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by 709 · December 21, 2012 at 09:42 PM

Study shows that DHA increases the permeability of tight junctions in the gut. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12591548 I know you always hear contradicting things: too much salt, not enough salt, too hard of exercising, not hard enough. But... (more)

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Jonas_1 0 · December 21, 2012 at 08:30 PM

stay away from cod liver oil. it contains way too much vitamin a

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by 1768 · May 27, 2013 at 09:22 AM

Anyone know the approximate amounts of EPA and DHA the Inuit consume(d)? I know it's way up there, but just wondering if there's some good data on the numbers.

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Erik_12 0 · April 07, 2013 at 07:58 PM

Average American consumption of EPA/DHA (from fish) is 0.1-0.2g/day. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/fish-oil/NS_patient-fishoil/DSECTION=dosing Eskimo study shows they consume about 20x more Omega-3 from fish than Americans in lower 48... (more)

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by 50 · October 06, 2012 at 04:54 PM

http://www2.sainsburys.co.uk/food/foodandfeatures/safety_quality/articles/eggs.htm Look at the big selection of eggs there - cage-free, barn, free-range, taste the difference free-range, woodland free-range, organic free-range, and organic... (more)

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James_L 0 · October 06, 2012 at 04:54 PM

If you have the option, why not try eggs from a different source? I get 'free range' eggs from my local butcher, who gets them straight from the farm, and they're definitely more tasty, with big very orange yolks. Secondarily, I think part of the... (more)

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by 7249 · July 19, 2012 at 03:20 PM

Americans are known for having the world's most expensive urine due to the many supplements we take on a regular basis. Since going paleo, I have drastically cut down on my vitamin and mineral supplements due to not needing them with such an... (more)

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Karen 0 · July 19, 2012 at 02:59 PM

I take 5000 IU vitamin D and sometime magnesium citrate (Natural Calm) at night. Everything else comes from what I eat. I could cut both out by spending more time in the sun and upping my greens. Need to do so. Maybe a warm epsom salt bath at... (more)

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by 14507 · August 27, 2012 at 09:13 PM

I've noticed that a lot of people keep saying that we're poor converters of ALA to EPA and DHA, so we should get our omega 3s from meat and fish. The latter is true, but grass fed beef contains ALA, not EPA and DHA. ALA is the same fat in... (more)

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Harmen 0 · June 26, 2012 at 12:01 PM

I think that dietary ALA intake is more necessary than commonly thought. It is argued that the only function of ALA in the body is to produce DHA and EPA - thus it is not required if you have enough fish in your diet. Thereby, the conversion of... (more)

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by 9387 · June 10, 2012 at 03:09 PM

Hello, There are many sources which state the n-3 fat in pastured beef is DHA/EPA rather than ALA. E.g. from KGH: "DHA/EPA are found in pastured butter, beef and lamb, and fatty fish." There is No Such Thing as a Macronutrient Part I -... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · March 26, 2012 at 02:35 AM

It is looking like ALA. Here is a piece and there are many like this. However I am looking for a better quote... http://smokinchoices.wordpress.com/2010/01/24/grass-fed-beef-paleo/ There is little argument that grass fed cattle accumulates... (more)

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by 90 · February 16, 2012 at 09:37 PM

So my wife was given some supplements from the nurse (trial boxes) and told that she should take these and stop taking any regular DHA supplementation (I know she possibly needs the folic acid, but that's a separate discussion). Anyhow the... (more)

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Gazelle 0 · February 16, 2012 at 06:40 PM

I've taken a food-based prenatal multi-vitamin plus fermented cod liver oil and butter oil throughout my pregnancy. I also eat a good amount of fish, shellfish, grass-fed beef, liver, butter, pastured eggs, raw dairy, etc. I avoided those trial... (more)

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by 38 · June 26, 2012 at 12:03 PM

I know that Omega 3s are essential fatty acids and you need to supplement with fish oil. I Googled omega 3s and Wikipedia states that ALA (Alpha linolenic acid) is also an essential fatty acid. I know that ALA is the short chain fatty acid... (more)

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Harmen 0 · June 26, 2012 at 12:03 PM

I posted an comprehensive reply on this question in this thread: http://paleohacks.com/questions/126583/alpha-linolenic-acid-underrated-neolithic-agent-of-disease/130632#130632 (more)

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by 313 · January 23, 2012 at 08:07 AM

Are polyunsaturated fats necessary in our diet at all? I am having difficulty researching this and sorting through all of the BS which gets planted on all of the pages of results. I am sorry if this is a dumb question LOL but I have been so busy... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · January 18, 2012 at 11:58 AM

Yes, there are essential polyunsaturated fats. Paleo likes to minimize processed, refined, oxidized fats. That's why seed oils are out, hell of a lot of processing necessary to get oil out of a seed or "vegetables". Additionally, seed oils also... (more)

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by 8497 · January 11, 2012 at 12:08 PM

My new bottle of "Omega 3 Liquid" arrived today, which totals out per 5ml: 825mg EPA / 550mg DHA. Earlier today just after lunch I didn't have a teaspoon at hand so just filled up the bottle cap and slurped it down. Nice! Well if you like oily... (more)

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by 267 · March 20, 2013 at 06:09 PM

Hey All, I was just wondering what the latest verdict on this fish oil is. I know a while ago, they used to list the combined EPA and DHA levels, and Robb Wolf himself said that he had done some research and found their brand to be pretty solid.... (more)

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Rick_24 0 · March 20, 2013 at 05:59 PM

Krill oil is a better way to go. Find one with at least 1.5mg per dose (2pills) of Astaxanthin (bewareof mcg 500mcg is only .005mg)..then get Bioastin 4mg astaxanthin (Bioastin is top quality) supplements.2 bio supps and 2 krill oils pills will do... (more)

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by 94 · March 02, 2013 at 02:14 AM

I tend to do a good amount of fishing, so I've been trying to figure out the Omega-3/EPA and DHA levels for freshwater fish. Outside of Salmon (difficult to get in the Midwest), Walleye and Perch are my favorite fish to eat. I was somewhat shocked... (more)

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Nam 0 · March 02, 2013 at 02:14 AM

Thank you! PANGASIUS BOCOURTI have more DHA and EPA? I need References!

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by 248 · September 05, 2011 at 06:41 PM

Does anyone know where I can find a good Algal DHA supplement? I tried looking on Now Foods, but it just says Blue Green Algae Vcaps and Tabs. Not sure if this is the same thing or not.

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Caveman_formally_known_as_Dan 0 · September 05, 2011 at 06:41 PM

http://paleohacks.com/questions/34066/whats-the-whole-story-on-algae-dha#axzz1X5rPEJby

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by 3428 · August 15, 2011 at 06:11 PM

I am trying to find out new ways to obtain DHA in my diet. I know some algae are an excellent source but I do not know which algae are in fact a good source, in particular which edible algae since I would like to eat it, rather than supplementing.... (more)

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Corey_1 0 · August 15, 2011 at 04:27 PM

CVS carries Agal-900.

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by 19504 · August 15, 2011 at 01:40 AM

Any target for EPA to DHA ratio?

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Jon_3 0 · August 13, 2011 at 04:46 PM

DHA is definitely the "good stuff" in this case and let me explain why. In biochemistry, sometimes it's much easier to get from point A to point B but it can be hard to get from point B to point A. This is the case with converting DHA to EPA and... (more)

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by 3428 · August 16, 2011 at 11:43 PM

Since I am learning about the different effects of DHA and EPA fatty acids I would like to know if you know of a good list of the specific contents of EPA and DHA (not just the sum, but each type individually) in different foods such as salmon,... (more)

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Shelle 0 · August 16, 2011 at 11:43 PM

Visit the Life's DHA website there is a DHA Calculator. Also visit DHAAdvnatage.net for additional information