Category Archives: Fish Oil

EPA Oil

The definition of EPA oil is an Omega 3 oil that is either very high in EPA or contains only EPA and no other essential fatty acids. The best example of this is fish oil , fish oil naturally contains two types of “good”  Omega 3,s   the first is EPA which stands for  eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)  and the second is docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)...
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My Personal Journey Though Depression ,Pure EPA Review

My personal journey though depression From a very early age, I can remember being very agitated about some of the smallest things. What’s important to a child can of course be nothing of consequence to an adult, but at the time I can remember asking questions that seemed very important to me. Are we late? Is there going to be...
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What are the best Fish oil tablets for health?

Many people who have heard that Omega 3 is beneficial for health and who wish to increase their intake of Omega 3 pop down to their local supermarket and pick up a bottle of fish oil off the shelf. Unfortunately there is a problem with this as fish oils vary greatly in their strength, their quality and their purity and...
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Is A Fish oil overdose dangerous?

As with anything in life, too much can possibly be harmful and of course fish oil is no different. However, on saying that, if you stick to the recommendations on the bottle then it will be very difficult to overdose on fish oil. Even if you do happen to accidentally take too much fish oil then the possibility of suffering...
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Fish liver oil and Fish Oil, what’s the difference?

Fish Oil as the name suggests is oil that has been extracted from fish, particularly the oily fish such as Salmon, Tuna, Swordfish, Sardines, Herring, and Anchovies etc. These fish contain certain Omega 3 fatty acids such as EPA or Eicosapentaenoic acid and DHA or Docosahexaenoic acid that are so important for good health and which we are hearing so...
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Is Cod fish oil good for you?

This is a tricky one because the answer is both yes and no. Cod liver oil as the name suggests is taken from the liver of the Cod. Although the oil contains high amounts of the really important Omega 3 fatty acids such as Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), it also contains significant amounts of Vitamins A and...
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What is DHA fish oil?

DHA stands for Docosahexaenoic acid and is one of the long chain Omega 3 fatty acids that are essential for life but which we cannot produce in our bodies and as such, we have to source them from our diets. Omega comes from Greek and is the last letter in the Greek alphabet. In Chemical structure, DHA is a fatty...
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Salmon Fish Oil

Salmon is an oily fish that lives in cold water and just one of the oily types of cold water fish that contain significant amounts of the Omega 3 fatty acids EPA (Eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid). Other types of oily fish include Mackerel, Herring, Sardines, Tuna and Swordfish. These fish don’t actually produce the Omega 3 fatty acids...
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Fish oil for brain health and how it works

Most people will probably have heard that fish is brain food but is this really true? The answer to this is a resounding yes and there are numerous studies to back this up. Fish, particularly oily fish such as Tuna, Salmon, Mackerel and Anchovies are abundant in the very nutrients that our brain needs not only to develop and grow...
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Essential Fish Oils for Teenagers

The reality today is that most of us do not get enough Omega 3 fatty acids in our diets and teenagers are certainly no different. This lack of Omega 3 compounded by a diet too rich in Omega 6 can have a detrimental effect on our mental and physical health. Previous research has shown that supplementing with Omega 3 fish...
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