FAQ

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Can Omega-3 fatty acids be mixed with medications?

Yes, Omega-3 is a food product and an essential building block of health. Consult with your health care provider. For anticoagulant (blood thinning) medications, such as Coumadin (warfarin) or high-dose aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, like aspirin, ibuprofen, and others check with your health care provider prior to using Omega XL. Omega XL and Omega-3 […](...)

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Can I just eat more fish?

Yes, eating more fish would be a healthy choice for most Americans, however, data from regulatory agencies suggests that freshwater fish in the United States is essentially inedible, due to industrial pollution leading to residues of heavy metals (e.g. mercury) and organchlorine carcinogens (e.g. PCBs). Ocean fish are more variable, with some species likely to […](...)

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Have a hard time swallowing a gel cap?

Easy, squeeze out the oil into a teaspoon of applesauce or yogurt or juice. Omega XL is manufactured as a gel cap, however, for customers who have difficulty swallowing pills/gel caps, we recommended piercing the gel cap with a sterilized pin and squeezing the oil into a liquid (juice, etc.) or pudding immediately prior to […](...)

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Are Omega-3 fatty acids important for pregnant or lactating women?

Yes. The Omega-3 fatty acids are absolutely necessary during pregnancy and lactation. Babies have an absolute need for the Omega-3 fatty acids for their brain and visual system development. Babies obtain their Omega-3 fatty acids from the mother through the placenta during pregnancy and from the breast milk in the post-partum period. In fact, the […](...)

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Is Flaxseed Oil a substitute for marine based oil?

Flaxseed oil is a rich source of the Omega-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). ALA is an Omega-3 fatty acid with a shorter carbon chain than EPA and DHA. This structural difference confers different biochemical properties to ALA. Some ALA gets converted in the body to EPA and DHA, but this conversion may not be […](...)

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Omega XL and the expiration date

After the expiration date, Omega XL will slowly oxidize and the omega 3’s will break down. It is tested and certified to be at optimum quality for two years if kept at the recommended temperature and humidity levels.(...)

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Can Omega XL be taken with other medications

YES - Omega XL can be taken with most medications. However each individual is unique and it is important to check with your healthcare provider regarding any food supplement when you are on medications. By FDA law, we are unable to provide medical advice regarding the use of Omega XL. All questions regarding use of […](...)

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