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Old 05-15-2007, 11:51 AM   #1
Troy Archie
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Default Fish Oil

I'm starting up taking fish oil but I'm curious as to what to look for change/health benefit wise.
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Old 05-15-2007, 12:28 PM   #2
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* Improves mental/brain function
* Improves depression, ADD, ADHD, and fatigue
* Increases fat loss
* Suppresses cortisol and muscle breakdown
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Old 05-15-2007, 07:11 PM   #3
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Make sure you get enough, go by the total daily EPA + DHA total...I take 2400mg total EPA+DHA a day, on top of my grassfed beef, wild fish, pastured eggs, and grassfed glandular powders...don't go by "grams of fish oil".

For example:
Kirkland fish oil caps = 300mg EPA+DHA per 1000mg fish oil capsule
Nordic Naturals Super EPAxtra = 600mg EPA+DHA per 1000mg fish oil capsule

Not equivalent in any way, if you went by the grams of fish oil!!!
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Old 05-17-2007, 01:36 AM   #4
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I was about to start a thread but saw this one and thought i could put it under here as it's in regards to fish oil.

I recently bought a couple bottles of liquid fish oil, because it saved me going to the mall all the time to top up. So i put the extra bottle in the freezer cause thats what i do with my caps, better keeping right? On the bottle it says 'freeze with confidence', whatever thats meant to imply. lol. Anyway, it's been in the fridge now for about 5days, and it's still like jelly(or jello as you call it), is this normal??
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Old 05-17-2007, 03:37 AM   #5
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My last bottle of CLO that came from the freezer to the fridge has a rather viscous consistency as well.
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Old 05-17-2007, 10:21 AM   #6
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I've had issues with my fridge being too cold. This happens to me all the time. I leave my fish oil on the counter while I eat a meal to let it thaw. I put it away when I am cleaning up. That's usually enough time for thawing, without too much exposure to room temp.
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