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Omega-3 Fatty Acids – WHAT is EPA

Written by OmegaXL on May 14, 2014

EPA is the acronym for the omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid.Although certain scientific studies show that it’s close cousin docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is more important for health than EPA, studies also show that to get the full benefits of Omega 3 Fatty acids, you need an intake of both. In other words, when you look

Ingenious Way to Make Your Joints Happy

Written by OmegaXL on May 14, 2014

If you could change anything about yourself what would it be? Would you change your hairstyle? Lose a few pounds? Maybe you would learn a new language? Or, maybe you would like to get rid of that nagging aching pain in your joints? Why not join the thousands of people who have discovered the secret

Various Forms Of Fish Oil and Their BioAvailability – Which is the Best

Written by OmegaXL on May 14, 2014

When it comes to “fish oil” and “omega-3” supplements, the subject of fats and the fatty acids they contain can be a confusing topic. There are several forms of the omega-3 fats EPA and DHA found in fish oil that we consume in our diets and in our supplements, all of which require certain process

New Study Shows Omega XL May Ease Joint Pain Better Than Fish Oil

Written by OmegaXL on May 14, 2014

According to a recent study published in the journal Rheumatologia, the official journal of the Institute of Rheumatology and the Polish Rheumatological Society, the key ingredient in Omega XL, PCSO-524™, an all natural, patented, Omega-3 fish oil extract containing DHA and EPA from the New Zealand green-lipped mussel, may provide more benefits for joint mobility

PCSO-524® May Provide More Benefit For Joint Pain and Mobility than Standard Fish Oil

Written by OmegaXL on May 14, 2014

PCSO-524™ is an all natural, patented, Omega-3 concentrate, extracted from the New Zealand green-lipped mussel, containing a uniquely high free fatty acid content of DHA and EPA. According to a recent study published in Rheumatologia, the official journal of the Institute of Rheumatology and the Polish Rheumatological Society, PCSO-524 may provide more benefits for joint

Ladies, High Heels Got You down?

Written by OmegaXL on May 14, 2014

Wearing high heels and other non-supportive footwear on hard flat surfaces can cause heel pain. Heel pain is most often caused by irritation and an inflammation of the band of tissue (the plantar fascia) that extends from the heel to the toes. Wearing high heels for extended periods puts abnormal strain on the plantar fascia

Fish Oil Complex: What is it?

Written by OmegaXL on May 14, 2014

Fish oil comes from the tissue of fatty fish. Types of fatty fish include salmon, and mackerel, Lake trout, herring, and sardines. Fish oils contain the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), precursors of certain eicosanoids that are known to reduce inflammation throughout the body,and are thought to have many health

Joint Pain: How Does the Body Handle It?

Written by OmegaXL on May 12, 2014

Our bodies are resilient. They’re (hopefully) lean, mean, fighting machines, and they live by Darwin’s “Survival of the Fittest” mantra. With that said, we all inevitably get injured or have pain at some point or another, and our bodies learn to deal with acute pain, chronic pain, and eventually, hopefully, make it go away. In

Difference Between Fish Oil and Eating Fish?

Written by OmegaXL on May 12, 2014

Many people are justifiably concerned about mercury levels and other environmental toxins in fish, especially larger species. A fish oil supplement from a reputable brand provides you with all the benefits of the omega-3s EPA and DHA, with little to no risk of toxicity. High quality fish oils made by companies that abide by Good

Mercury Free Fish Oil

Written by OmegaXL on May 12, 2014

The idea behind taking a supplement is to better your health. You wouldn’t want to take a supplement and end up worse off than before you took it. But, when it comes to fish oil, contaminants that have infiltrated the food chain, such as mercury, can end up in your fish oil supplement, potentially causing