- 07-11-2008, 05:44 PM
I have a questions regarding Omega-3's. What is the best source for balanced, ALL AROUND Omega-3's. Not just EPA or DHA. Currently my healthy fats come from Flax Seeds, 100% Natural Peanut Butter. I also eat Tuna and Salmon about 5 times a week. Is this good enough? Or do you think I could benefit from an additional supplement? If so, what would be your recommended sup?
- 07-11-2008, 06:26 PM
07-11-2008, 06:29 PM
I'm confused. Why wouldn't you want the highest form of omega-3s (epa/dha)?
Udos is a 3-6-9.
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07-11-2008, 06:32 PM
yeah Udo's has all three essential fats, other than udo's I would just recommend a fish oil supp. Tuna doesnt have much by way of fats, the salmon would but it would also depend on the type of salmon, pacific, atlantic, sockeye etc.
07-11-2008, 07:04 PM
If you eat flax and lots of fatty fish, you are probably getting adequate amounts of Omega-3's. However benefits have been noted at taking higher dosing.
A relatively cheap test to see if you respond well to high Omega-3's would be to buy some Omega-3 supps (http://www.nutraplanet.com/product/n...-softgels.html which will be back in stock mid next-week are the best value ). You can add an extra 5g of Omega-3's relatively cheaply, and see if in a month you notice some of the reported benefits.
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