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Megan Wood
09-27-2007, 11:36 AM
I was taking fish oil supplements for the omega-3 but my stomach would feel completely sour all day. I started with the GNC brand then moved to some all-natural brand I bought at a local natural foods market. I stopped taking them because of these adverse side effects and decided to try the Naturally Preferred brand eggs with omega-3 in them. I had the same sour stomach. I've heard of people feeling sick from fish oil supplements, but feeling the same way with the eggs has me worried. I want omega-3 in my diet but now I'm not sure how to go about it. Have you all heard of this before and do you have any suggestions for an alternate source of omega-3? Thanks.

Mike ODonnell
09-27-2007, 12:22 PM
Try straight fish "oil" (not "caps") and see if the problem persists. You may have issues with one of the "fillers" that are used in the capsules.

Garrett Smith
09-27-2007, 04:49 PM
Liquid fish oil is tolerated better by everyone.

Have you ever noticed any issues with whole fish?

Megan Wood
09-28-2007, 11:57 AM
I don't eat much fish, but when I do, I don't have these problems. Thanks for the suggestions.