Interesting Facts About Fish Oil

Most people understand the health benefits of taking a fish oil supplement.

The media is finally giving fish oil products some attention after years of unreliable articles and lack of interest on the subject.

We can finally see more information regarding omega-3s everywhere, not just in newspapers and magazine. Companies are adding informative facts on boxes and labels of products.

The interest on fish oil has grown due to its extensive list of benefits. Lowering cholesterol levels is the main reason people add omega-3 to their diet.

However, fish oil support several health issues. Daily omega-3 supplementation may help cardiovascular health, eye and vision health, brain and nerve function, the immune system and joint support. It’s also a great product to maintain healthy skin.

But questions still arise when purchasing a fish oil product. Here’s a little help to answer the three most common questions.

Is fish oil from Norway better? Yes, fish oil from deep, cold ocean-water fish is generally high quality. The North Atlantic waters near Norway are a perfect place for fresh fish free of chemicals.

Are pharmaceutical grade products higher quality? No, it’s a strategic term for selling fish oils. Any company may add this information on their label. Therefore, it does not guarantee a better quality of stronger strength of fish oil.

Is fish oil a more complete product than flax oil? Yes, fish oil has more nutritional value than flax oil. But most important, fish oil provides omega-3s, an ingredient lacking and not widely distributed in most diets, such as vegetable oils and animal meats.

disclaimer

The products and the claims made about specific products on or through this site have not been evaluated by LuckyVitamin.com or the United States Food and Drug Administration and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. The information provided on this site is created by journalists and wellness experts for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any medication or other treatment. You should consult with a health care professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem.