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What Are Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Written by OmegaXL on May 12, 2014

Omega-3 fatty acids (also known as n-3 fatty acids) are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) commonly found in cold-water fatty fish such as salmon, herring and mackerel. These fatty acids are termed “essential” because we need omega-3 fatty acids for numerous normal body functions, such as building cell membranes in the brain, but the body cannot

What’s so Good About Fish Oil?

Written by OmegaXL on May 12, 2014

What’s so Good About Fish Oil? The omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil are known as “good fats.” They are vital for human health and well being, but the body can’t make them; you have to get them through diet or through supplementation. For decades research has indicated that, not only are fish oil

Dramatically Ease Joint Pain With the Hottest Selling Remedy in Years!

Written by OmegaXL on May 9, 2014

“Over 25 years of multiple clinical studies confirms that Omega XL is one of the most powerful, natural, anti-inflammatory money can buy.” How often do painful joints slow you down or stop you dead in your tracks? Do your knees, hips, elbows, and hands scream out for relief? Joint pain from inflammation steals your mobility

Pain Relief From Fish Oil?

Written by OmegaXL on May 9, 2014

Can fish oil relieve pain? Fish oil actually can help relieve certain kinds of pain. Considering the number of people in America who are suffering from some form of pain, if fish oil can have a beneficial effect, it would help a great many people. According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), an

Pain Relief with OmegaXL

Written by OmegaXL on May 9, 2014

Noted authority on women’s diet and health issues, Nikki Haskell is hosting a star-studded round table discussion speaking out about inflammation – a damaging condition that affects millions of individuals around the world daily. Pain Relief with Omega XL, airing mid-April, will include Supermodel Beverly Johnson, pop icon Taylor Dayne, celebrated legal authority Rikki Klieman

Omega 3 Fish Oil and Joint Health

Written by OmegaXL on May 9, 2014

Omega-3 essential fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) possess novel anti-inflammatory compounds, such as resolvins and protectins. Because they contain these compounds, DHA and EPA can be considered natural anti-inflammatory. Their anti-inflammatory effect has been shown to contribute to reduce pain and joint conditions due to inflammation. While joint pain is a

What is Bioavailability

Written by OmegaXL on May 9, 2014

Bioavailability describes the difference between how much of a substance (drug, herb, or chemical), entering the body is actually absorbed and available to various tissues or to metabolism. In other words, bioavailability accounts for the difference between exposure and effective dose. A drug’s therapeutic action or a chemical’s toxicity is determined by the dose received

Are Fish Oil Supplements Safer Than Eating Fish?

Written by OmegaXL on May 9, 2014

The American Heart Association currently recommends that healthy adults eat fish (particularly fatty cold water fish) at least 2 times a week. The FDA recommends that consumers not exceed more than a total of 3 grams per day of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids, with no more than 2 grams per day from a

Too much EPA/DHA

Written by OmegaXL on May 9, 2014

The FDA recommends that consumers not exceed more than a total of 3 grams per day of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids, not exceeding more than 2 grams per day from a dietary supplement. However, according to some researchers, one would need up to 20 grams of standardized fish oil to achieve a therapeutic

What is DHA, or Docosahexaeonic Acid?

Written by OmegaXL on May 9, 2014

DHAis the acronym for docosahexaenoic acid, a long-chain fatty acid, which belongs to the Omega-3 fatty acid family. Omega-3s are termed “essential” because they are essential for human life and the body cannot make them in adequate quantities. We must get them from outside sources, ideally from the food supply. The 3 main forms of