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by 0 · August 14, 2014 at 12:14 AM

Do you guys still take fish oil, or should it not be consumed? ,

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raydawg 0 · August 14, 2014 at 12:14 AM

Yes, I do take fish oil, in the form of krill and some salmon oil (less than 2g/day), but I also eat wildcaught fish 1-2x a week (salmon or sardines), and the occasional cod liver with its oil. The big danger with fish oil in capsules is of... (more)

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by 0 · July 27, 2014 at 12:48 AM

I started supplementing with Wild Pacific Salmon Oil a few days ago (1,300mg x4/day) and I have noticed that it gives me an upset stomach. My experience has been loud gurgling and discomfort, light, heartburn-type stabbing pains throughout my... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · July 27, 2014 at 12:48 AM

You don't need any salmon oil. Simply buy wild salmon and eat it (or in cans).

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by 0 · June 03, 2014 at 5:21 PM

I've been taking fish oil for years now. First it was a failed attempt at reducing triglycerides (before I knew about Paleo or high fat or any of that good jazz so I was still eating lots of carbs), then I took small amounts of the flavored... (more)

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Girlgenius 0 · June 03, 2014 at 5:21 PM

Bueller? :)

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by 188 · May 05, 2014 at 9:53 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 8:53 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 0 · April 30, 2014 at 9:57 AM

I've read a lot about the benefits, and I'm wondering about your opinions on them. If you have any knowledge to share about these three oils, that would be wonderful, especially if you've tried any or all at some point, too. Anyway, extra... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · April 30, 2014 at 9:54 AM

I've found I prefer to have my fat with food rather than by itself, so veggies cooked in plenty of olive oil or lard, when I eat an avocado i fill up the scooped out pip hole with avocado oil, I do sometimes take some coconut oil on a long walk... (more)

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by 115 · April 17, 2014 at 11:54 AM

What sicence is there behind the scientific claims of fermented fish oil? For instance Green Pastures Fermented Cod Liver Oil that many recommend claiming it isn't rancid like other fish oils.

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Elliefrance 0 · April 17, 2014 at 11:53 AM

Fermented Fish oil is different in a way that cod livers are fermented which helps in separating the fat soluble vitamins and beneficial oils to be separated from liver without damaging the fat soluble vitamins unlike regular fish... (more)

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by 225 · February 16, 2014 at 9:12 AM

------ Question: Looking for an affordable fish oil to take. Quite confused...hoping someone knows a lot more than me on the topic. ------ Thoughts: I've seen quite a bit about fish oil being good...and bad...or... (more)

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moors 0 · February 16, 2014 at 9:12 AM

Fish oil isn't even as good as dripped oil of fish and fish has much more healthy components in it. My suggestion is to choose healthier seafood alternatives available to you and to stick with them.

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by 0 · January 31, 2014 at 6:57 PM

This is a 2 parter really... I have some "Blue Ice Royal Butter Oil/Fermented Cod Lived Oil Blend" capsules. 1) How do I ensure that they are currently ok - I have been told that with normal fish oil it can be good to break one open... (more)

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Linds 0 · January 30, 2014 at 11:04 PM

There should be a manufacturing date on the label -- according to the Green Pasture website the product has been safely tested to up to 2 years after that date. Since the product has been fermented (aka digested), they say that it may be good... (more)

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by 15380 · August 24, 2013 at 5:17 PM

What is the best fish oil out there? Is it the one the Weston Price foundation recommends? I am afraid I can't deal with fermented foods at the moment. If you found one particular brand superior to others, please recommend. Also, if there is... (more)

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SkylerM 0 · August 24, 2013 at 3:08 AM

I'm pretty sure there are a few threads here asking almost the exact same question... I do not worry too much about brands, but recommend krill oil with astaxanthin and phosolipids.

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by 992 · July 15, 2013 at 8:15 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 8:15 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 905 · July 12, 2013 at 1:23 PM

This has been all over the U.K news today, i don't take the stuff myself but i'm sure a lot of people do, i'm wondering is it down to the quality of the oils? i.e fermented or not. ... (more)

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Scott_UK 0 · July 12, 2013 at 1:23 PM

The Daily Mail is a joke, please stop taking it seriously. It is well known in the UK for pumping out endless spurious headlines -- usually about cancer, or immigration, famously "Immigrants give you Cancer!" -- that cater to a particular brand of... (more)

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by 992 · February 24, 2014 at 9:32 AM

My dad just sent me an interesting article that mentions "Omega-3 Supplements Linked To Prostate Cancer". http://www.nbcnews.com/health/fish-oils-may-raise-prostate-cancer-risks-study-confirms-6C10597283 The article goes on to say: It might... (more)

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Markrupertson 0 · February 24, 2014 at 8:16 AM

This is very helpful indeed! thanks @BGottfried! As for me, everything should be in moderation. I don't want to stop taking fish oil but have to use it moderately. (more)

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by 2611 · July 29, 2013 at 6:22 AM

I've been reading about concerns regarding the ratio of vitamin A to vitamin D (particularly in the context of cod liver oil, but more generally as well -- it might explain the inconsistent findings about vitamin A and harm to health). To my... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · June 15, 2013 at 7:43 PM

be careful with Vitamin A and D.......they are quite misunderstood by most clinicians and researchers. Rarely do we need Vitamin A in supplement form. Read this for some back ground: http://www.jackkruse.com/cpc-6-pseudotumor-cerebri/ (more)

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by 50 · May 23, 2013 at 7:09 PM

I find that every-time I take fish oil I get weird spots that I don't usually get. I mean, I usually use a cheap Walmart brand and overdose on Omega 3 cause I thought it was so good for me when I take it. But read online and some people breakout... (more)

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Josh_10 0 · May 23, 2013 at 7:09 PM

Interesting. I usually get this too. I cycle fish oil on and off. When I first start it again, I get a ton of acne in weird places, then it settles out in like a week. I had no idea about not using the stuff on a shelf at room temps... (more)

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by 8 · May 12, 2013 at 5:29 AM

I saw that fishoil is more helpful if taken with vitamin E to prevent peroxidation. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1995786) However, I generally take my fishoil in oil form (add it to kefir), but taking my vitamin E in capsule along side (2... (more)

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by 45 · April 25, 2013 at 7:12 PM

I take the liquid version of Nordic Naturals Arctic Cod Liver Oil

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ecks 0 · April 25, 2013 at 7:12 PM

Sisu Salmon Oil + I supplement MCT oil (Just make sure you get pure coconut... I got coconut and palm by accident and you can definitely taste the palm)

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by 35 · May 10, 2013 at 8:08 PM

So, yesterday I was at the market and I passed this stall that was selling monkfish livers. I'd never heard of anyone eating monkfish liver before but I thought it sounded interesting, so I bought one. I brought it home and fried it (in... (more)

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Sandee_pawan 0 · April 15, 2013 at 10:46 AM

Just found this link you guys should read ! Also I found you can buy canned cod liver on amazon for like $5 a can (in France it only costs $2 :/ what a rip off) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11890054 (more)

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by 5 · April 03, 2013 at 9:41 AM

Hi All, I'm a newbie to this forum and Paleo in general. Trying to make a strong go at this diet after reading Robb Wolfs Paleo Solution. Im 29 years old, 5'8, and 275lbs. Probably not a common occurencearound here. I try to eat lots of greens... (more)

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by 2272 · March 20, 2013 at 3:05 AM

I have developed a new love for sardines due to their tastiness, great nutrient profile and easy storableness (new word, copyright). This got me thinking about my Omega-3 intake in a few senses: 1) Could there be any harm to having too much O3 in... (more)

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diabeticbinger 0 · March 20, 2013 at 1:10 AM

Btw, I eat fish twice a day (lunch and dinner) and have not hit my ceiling on it in terms of performance enhancement. Have not tested upper limit. Maybe will do so this week and report back.

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by 45 · February 22, 2013 at 7:01 PM

So, I've realized that fasting isn't that hard on Paleo. Despite being at work (eating breakfast is not only to eat, but to take a break from working as well) I really don't get as hungry as I used to in the mornings. So, with that being said, I'm... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · February 22, 2013 at 6:57 PM

Take them with your first meal. Or with your second meal. Or whenever you eat.

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by 1614 · February 06, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Potentially dumb question: I just got my fermented CLO/Butter oil from Green Pastures. I assumed that the FCLO/BO takes the place of the regular fish oil capsules that I had been taking... or am I wrong? Do I need to continue taking regular fish... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · February 06, 2013 at 11:45 PM

You should check out the FAQ on FCLO and fish oil recently posted over at Balanced Bites. Probably more than you wanted to know about both ;). (more)

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by 1019 · April 17, 2013 at 3:22 PM

Although it may not say to on the bottle, should you refrigerate fish oil pills?

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ZombieApocalypseKitten 0 · April 17, 2013 at 3:22 PM

No way! They're less fun to chew when cold.

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by 15 · January 13, 2013 at 10:11 PM

Hi Everyone, Im pretty new to the paleo thing. Im easing into it adding a paleo meal to my diet every three days as was suggested by a buddy at a crossfit box. Im a recently graduated college student making very little money so im finding it... (more)

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Thrak 0 · January 13, 2013 at 10:04 PM

I think if you stick with lower fat non-grassfed meats and supplement with O3 you should be good. Use krill oil as it is much lower in mercury. If you can work some decent seafood into your diet it will help. If you stick to just meat, frozen... (more)

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by 45 · December 14, 2012 at 9:36 PM

I've started throwing up whenever I take fish oil supplements and it doesn't matter what form it's in (liquid vs. capsule.) I've been trying with as low as 1 g. Also, the brand and type don't seem to make a difference. I've been trying to take it... (more)

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Alan_7 0 · December 14, 2012 at 9:36 PM

You don't have to supplement that. you can get it from real fish. failing that, omega 3's are in abundance in eggs, flax seed oil, grapeseed oil, and alot of other oil forms. Why be so restrictive...if you disagree with the fish oil, switch it... (more)

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by 7490 · February 28, 2013 at 5:51 PM

I've seen folks comment about how fish oil caused acne, and I realize cod liver oil isn't lauded by everyone as a good supplement. So you know, pre-empting all that. But stay with me here. I've had horrible acne most of my life, since the age... (more)

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Teresa_10 0 · February 28, 2013 at 5:51 PM

The cod liver oil treatment for acne was published decades ago in Rodale's Prevention Health Magazine (circa 1968) when it was written like a medical journal. As a teen, I blended a few drops of cold liver oil with plain yogurt or sour cream then... (more)