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by 35 · about 16 hours ago

The old me did atkins for a long time and lost a lot of weight AND muscle. The new Paleo me bulked up and now want to cut the right way. I actually don't have much of a variety because I love the few basic foods I eat. Basically grass fed beef by... (more)

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Stu_1 0 · September 14, 2012 at 11:12 PM

How bout you just train with more intensity. Low impact is a waste of time. The lack of variety in That diet would drive me nuts. Surely you eat some other things?

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by 1229 · about 16 hours ago

For years I had a peculiar reaction to salmon: I threw up the oil. Just the oil. Every time. In the past several years, I have been able to greatly reduce this by only eating wild salmon, which makes me think that it was the oil in the farmed... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · March 17, 2010 at 1:25 PM

Olive oil has some PUFAS, which degrade rather quickly. Most people don't seem to know this and they buy olive oil in clear containers and don't bother shielding it from the light. A properly stored cold pressed olive oil is a world away from the... (more)

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by 0 · about 16 hours ago

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 188 · about 16 hours ago

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 115 · about 16 hours ago

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 245 · about 16 hours ago

------ 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 · about 16 hours ago

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 1005 · about 16 hours ago

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 1005 · about 16 hours ago

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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BGottfried 0 · July 12, 2013 at 2:11 PM

Check out this thread as well for some more discussion on the matter: http://paleohacks.com/questions/202189/omega-3-fish-oil-prostate-cancer/202192#202192 (more)

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by 2626 · about 16 hours ago

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 · about 16 hours ago

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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Maria_8 0 · May 23, 2013 at 4:30 PM

I usually use a cheap Walmart brand and overdose on Omega 3 ...that's your problem. Is it one of the ones stored at room temp just in a bottle on the shelf? Because if so, there's a good chance that the O-3 fats in it have oxidized (gone... (more)

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by 2302 · about 16 hours ago

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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CoconutBliss 0 · March 19, 2013 at 11:49 PM

Hello fellow sardine lover! I eat a tin a day. I am pretty much addicted and boy, my colleagues at work hate me for it (they suffer the whiffs through the office at lunchtime)! haha..suckers I'd ditch the fish oil. I cut them out last year since... (more)

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by 1614 · about 16 hours ago

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 1017 · about 16 hours ago

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

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giacinto 0 · February 04, 2013 at 1:31 AM

What counts most is to swallow them with bacon.

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by 45 · about 16 hours ago

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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Happy_Now 0 · December 10, 2012 at 6:09 AM

You are better off eating fish anyway, quit torturing yourself. I am a firm believer that fish oil supplements are best for those who don't want to eat much fish.

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by 7660 · about 16 hours ago

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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Stabby 0 · October 20, 2012 at 5:03 AM

A pimple will become inflamed and the damage that the immune system does to the skin will determine the level of fibrosis and other structural damage and abnormality which makes it look especially icky, and so fish oil's anti-inflammatory... (more)

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by 504 · about 16 hours ago

Will fish oil or something like that break your fast?

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Jason_1 0 · October 09, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Depends on the purpose of your fast. If it's to rest your digestive system and the organs involved, I'd skip it. If it's simply weightloss, I don't think it would hinder you too much.

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by 593 · about 16 hours ago

I recently read this post on Chris Beat Cancer and it has compelled me to stop taking my fancy fish oil from Costco I had been using. http://chrisbeatcancer.com/my-high-fat-diet-and-why-i-dont-take-fish-oil/ I picked up Udo's Choice Oil 3 6 9... (more)

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foreveryoung 0 · October 01, 2012 at 4:33 PM

My thoughts are that you are way over thinking this. Personally if you're eating a diet that includes fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, and nuts (which you should be) I see absolutely no need for either fish or flax/EFA oil. Especially if you're... (more)

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by 2153 · about 16 hours ago

I'll soon be moving to Dibba, Oman where I'll live for the next seven months. I've lived there before so I know what foods are available. It's easy to buy Australian steak at the grocery store- but I'm sure its not grass fed. Chicken, lamb, eggs,... (more)

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Zachary 0 · August 19, 2012 at 4:59 PM

Basically mercury toxicity from fish is a pile of garbage.. Mercury has a high binding affinity for selenium.. guess what else is present in quantity in almost every fish? Selenium. http://www.fishscam.com explains it all.. go ahead and eat your... (more)

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by 362 · about 16 hours ago

Ok, I was a bit busy during the day, got into the flow of things and forgot to take fish oil. Tried to make it up and took 3g of EPA/DHA right before bed around 10pm. Now it's 02 am (Hong Kong time) and although I have taken Seriphos which usually... (more)

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wildwabbit 0 · September 13, 2012 at 2:31 AM

Based on alot of self experimentation but also gathering of information from many readers, Seth Roberts http://blog.sethroberts.net/ has found that most people get disrupted sleep if vit d is taken late in the day, whereas, taking it early morning... (more)

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by 163 · about 16 hours ago

Hello all. A few months ago I mega-dosed on fish oil (7g a day). After 4-5 days I suddenly got the 'flu' or at least flu like symptoms with brain fog, heavy depression and so forth. It lasted for a whole two weeks and finally went away when I... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 11, 2012 at 2:47 PM

First off, 7g of fish oil is not much at all. I am guessing that deep down the fish oil and your symptoms are unrelated, unless you had oil that had gotten rancid, which is easy to happen to any pufa given their chemical structure. If the oil is... (more)

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by 24538 · about 16 hours ago

So I've yet to figure this one out on my own and thought I should throw it out there to see if anyone else has any insight. If I eat a big salmon steak for dinner, I sleep like a baby. If I have fish oil late in the day, I have trouble falling... (more)

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Roberto 0 · July 03, 2012 at 12:51 PM

I cannot take any fish oil supplements because for me they cause insomnia, anxious feeling, bowel problems and even itching in my face. At first I thought it had to do with DHA/EPA stimulation of brain cells, now I think it might have more to do... (more)

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by 5135 · about 16 hours ago

I usually take a spoonful of fish oil and a few drops of liquid vitamin D in the morning with breakfast. I don't always get a chance to eat breakfast though, so I just take a dose of fish oil and the vitamin D before running out the door. I know... (more)

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Ted_Hutchinson 0 · August 11, 2012 at 3:45 PM

I stir my fish oil, vitamin D drops into a home made yoghurt together with a raw egg yolk. That makes a very nutritious, easy to eat quickly, breakfast and gets fish oil/vitamin d 3/and biotin/choline (egg yolk) sorted. The amount of vitamin D in... (more)

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by 1017 · about 16 hours ago

Which do you prefer as your source of omega 3 supplementation and why?

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foreveryoung 0 · June 11, 2012 at 9:40 PM

Do you really need to supplement? If you're eating a proper paleo diet which includes seafood and grass fed meats, you're getting ample omega 3s PUFA. More is not always better, and here instead of spending 25 bucks a month or so on fish oil,... (more)

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by 396 · about 16 hours ago

So, I realize everyone is a doctor on here and all have their own diagnostic reasons for taking different levels, types of fish oil, even in different orders and such. That said, I'd like to hear your reasons for taking Fish Oil (even if it's... (more)

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Kasra 0 · May 21, 2012 at 6:21 PM

None. Reason #1: Fish oil tastes like butts.

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