Not all Omega 3's are the same...?

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Re: Not all Omega 3's are the same...?

Postby rrmolo » Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:43 am

Thank you LG1. I will certainly try your suggestion! May I suggest to you the small cans of fish? I buy small tins of mackerel, herring trout, sardines oysters etc and we put on our salad a few times/ week. Very easy and tasty.

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Re: Not all Omega 3's are the same...?

Postby Josiah » Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:12 am

Both Nordic Naturals - Omega-3 Phospholipids and Dr. Mercola's krill product (which you need to be very rich to afford) list phospholipids as a separate ingredient and the DHA in both of these products is docosahexaenoic acid which is the same ingredient found in all omega 3 supplements. I question whether these products have what Rhonda is talking about, the phospholipid form of DHA.
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Re: Not all Omega 3's are the same...?

Postby bladedmind » Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:56 pm

Responding to LG1 and agreeing with Josiah.

In this recent post I expressed worry about how much phospholipid-bound DHA is in the Nordic Naturals product. See also some of the following comments. The question is not yet resolved.
https://www.apoe4.info/forums/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=5454&p=63118#p62904

Next, in this recent post, I did a cost comparison of different sources of phospholipid-bound DHA. Results are surprising, and if approximately correct are useful.
https://www.apoe4.info/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=5712&p=63127#p63127

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Re: Not all Omega 3's are the same...?

Postby Vikingman » Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:38 am

I am taking Ultimate Omega from Nordic Naturals. 1 teaspoon a day. 2840 Mg . It seems that it is in triglyceride form and not phospholipid form that absorbs better with the E4 allele. I believe I bought a 3 month supply of the wrong kind.

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Re: Not all Omega 3's are the same...?

Postby Morazan » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:18 am

Why do we need to choose one or the other? I take 2 fish and 2 krill caps daily, to hedge my bets. I know they are doing something when I notice my fingernails growing stronger and healthier.


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