Help with flax oil

  1. Thumbs down Help with flax oil


    What do you guys use to mask the taste of this stuff. It tastes horrible to me even when mixed in w/a shake. Let me know if you guys know of anything that i can put this stuff in to kill the flavor.


  2. It may be the brand. I have used two different brands, one wasn't bad at all, but the other had sort of a bitter aftertaste.

  3. Quote Originally Posted by jas123
    It may be the brand. I have used two different brands, one wasn't bad at all, but the other had sort of a bitter aftertaste.
    It's NOW brand. The stuff is terrible makes me want to throw up. Does anybody know of a place that sells flax powder. Mikes site has been out for a while.
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  4. Quote Originally Posted by Sticks
    It's NOW brand. The stuff is terrible makes me want to throw up. Does anybody know of a place that sells flax powder. Mikes site has been out for a while.
    I tried NOW brand flax oil and it tasted horrible as well. I threw part of a bottle away. I buy Barleans from the local vitamin store. It costs a little more but tastes much better.

  5. Mines kinda bitter and makes ur tounge go numb its in a black bottle

  6. Quote Originally Posted by Buc4Life04
    Mines kinda bitter and makes ur tounge go numb its in a black bottle
    Come on guys, pony up!! I use Health from the Sun brand, it tastes like sewage (to me), but I still slap down 3 Table spoons a day! I used to mix it with my whey shake, but it tasted nasty in there, so what I do now is I put a table spoon full under my my tongue and then pour a bunch of Orange juice into my mouth , and that way I barely taste it. I do that for each dosage, it is the only way I can stand the stuff, but you gotta do what you gotta do!!!

  7. Quote Originally Posted by Sticks
    What do you guys use to mask the taste of this stuff. It tastes horrible to me even when mixed in w/a shake. Let me know if you guys know of anything that i can put this stuff in to kill the flavor.
    Capsules don't taste bad at all

  8. Quote Originally Posted by DmitryWI
    Capsules don't taste bad at all
    The problem with the caps is you have to take 1/2 the bootle to get a dose (not really, but close)

    Just buy the cinnomen flavored stuff.

  9. Never seen cinnamon flavored. sounds pretty good.

  10. it might just be the brand. i had a bottle that i picked up from the vitamin shoppe and it wasn't bad at all, i would just choke down a stright tablespoon a day. but to get u through this bottle i might try putting some peanut butter in ur shake; it might mask it a little.

  11. I have heard that putting it in a glass of grapejuice or orange juice might mask some of the taste.

    I used the Health From The Sun brand "Omega 3 flax oil" and it was very grassy tasting, it was nasty. When it came time to order more, I sprung for the extra $2 per bottle and got the "Liquid Gold" by the same maker. Taking my flax oil is now so much better. Very little taste at all. The difference between the 2 from the same brand was incredible, and well worth the extra $2 IMO. I've never tried the NOW brand, but if tastes like the first one I tried, you'd be very happy with the other one I mentioned.

  12. I just deal with it....straight or in a protein shake

    It tastes like ****, but so does the rest of the **** that I take

  13. i got used t0o flax i just take in in a teaspoon; dont bother me
  

  
 

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