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Omega 3 Fish Oil and Joint Health

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 compoun
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Fish Oil vs Krill Oil

Krill oil has been a hot topic lately as the newest latest and greatest addition to the omega-3 supplement market. Many people have started taking Krill oil capsules as a result of published reports s
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What is Bioavailability

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 w
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Are Fish Oil Supplements Safer Than Eating Fish?

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
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Too much EPA/DHA

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, accord
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Balancing Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fats

There is plenty of good science out there suggesting we should be adding omega-3 fats to our diets. The American Heart Association tells us that cold-water fish, such as wild caught salmon, is the pre
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What is DHA, or Docosahexaeonic Acid?

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 t
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Exercise to Ease Joint Pain

Certain joint pain occurs when the cartilage that protects the ends of your bones wears away, causing the bones in the affected joints to rub together. This rubbing can cause pain, swelling and a lack
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