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The Mega Benefits of Omega-3s

These Healthy Fats Belong in Everyone's Diet


3/17/2014 10:21:12 AM

I'm contacting you because I have read you article about Omega. Shortly my story: I have psoriasis and five years ago it really flared up in my joints so I couldn't exercise anymore and two years ago patches started appearing on my skin and under nails. But about a year ago I started taking a new natural omega product that was suggested to me and now for all practical purposes my psoriasis is gone. I would like to know how you measure omega 6 and 3 ratio due to its importance? I use a blood test which shows the ratio and several other data analyzed by leading laboratories. For example my first test ratio was 8,4:1, second after four months 3,4:1 and third a year later 1,6:1. It`s would be nice to heard your opinion.

3/17/2014 2:53:53 AM

Great Article! One of the few great ones I've read. I take Laminine Omega. It is patented and has Omega fatty Acids 3 (EPA and DHA), 6, and 9 + CoQ10(Extended Release), Vitamin K2... It is made in USA; head office is in California. That's why
delivery and handling is free in the States. Delivery varies from 3 to 8 days.
I found this online and have been ordering it online as well . You click Join if you want to be a member and get the member's price Or click retail order if you don't want to be a member.

One more thing, LPGN sources its fish oil from Engraulis Ringens, a member of the anchovy family, found in the Humboldt Current off the coast of South America near Peru, where the waters are clean and clear. Phytoplankton that the Engraulis Ringens species consumes in this region is rich in DHA and EPA, giving the fish the highest naturally occurring ratios of DHA and EPA of any other fish species. The fish oil also
undergoes molecular distillation, and is tested before and after the process to remove gunk and toxins and ensure the safety of the oil.
5/9/2013 8:52:17 PM

DELLMEL's SparkPage
Great article
7/25/2012 11:55:34 PM

Great article! I would love to be able to add Omega-3 to the SP nutrition tracker!

4/9/2012 12:16:53 AM

ASHAIXIM's SparkPage
While it is true that there are 3 main Omega3s that are in the standard American diet, there are actually over 11 different types. Please! for the science geeks amongst us be a bit more accurate! :)

Also, please not that in addition to SOY being bad for folks with breast or reproductive area cancers, it is also VERY BAD for people with THYROID issues. So many of us have thyroid issues and do not know that soy is poison!! for them.
11/27/2011 3:14:30 PM

ROSIET3's SparkPage
don't forget your chia seed or Salba if you prefer the trademarked light coloured seed. nearly 5,000 mg per oz of Omega 3 fatty acid and you don't need to grind it.
11/27/2011 9:18:42 AM

DGFOWLER's SparkPage
Finally and article that has a great explanation and one I know I'll remember most of. Thank you so much. Donna
11/27/2011 9:00:54 AM

This is one of the best written articles i have read.So easy to understand .THANK YOU .
11/27/2011 7:25:43 AM

One of the best written articles. The analogy to family tree clarifies this immensely. The writer must be a teacher! (Skilled one.)
6/21/2011 8:10:50 PM

Thanks for this. I recently was alerted to the fact that I was deficient in DHA and EPA.
I am vegetarian for 22 y and while I get some ALA I don't even eat yolks which are enriched -so I miss out. I found a vegetarian source of DHA and hope that it is sufficient.
Thanks for the great article.
6/21/2011 4:45:13 PM

I love the family tree analogy -- thanks for the clarity!
2/10/2011 5:36:45 AM

CHRIS-MCK's SparkPage
As a vegan (for philosophical and environmental reasons), it seems I can consume just one of the three types of "essential" omega 3's. I wonder whether I should be concerned about this, despite consuming flaxseed regularly.
2/9/2011 5:46:10 AM

TRINIGAL22's SparkPage
Thank you for sharing this is a great way to gain information.
12/22/2010 10:01:01 PM

DIETPRO38's SparkPage
I am allergic to salmon and most other flaky fish. I had been suffering from chronic inflammatory disease, IBS, and other related illnesses. My neurologist told me that their was such thing as vegetarian Omega 3. I didn't know that. Six months after taking this supplement, I feel MUCH better. The inflammation is better and IBS is gone. Now, I have to work on getting the weight off.
12/22/2010 5:43:18 PM

Great article,easy to understand. We've been taking omega3 fih oil for years and recently started eating lots more fish. Maybe that's why my artritic knees don't bother me that much and my doctors don't understand why they never get swollen.My wife takes high doses because of her kidneys and they's been fantastic. Highly recommend to everyone.

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