Not all fish oils are created equally and selecting the wrong supplement can mean the difference between vibrant health and no health benefits at all. In fact, some supplements on the market today have actually been found to contain contaminants and toxins that can impair your health.
That’s why it is highly important that you know what to look for before buying any fish oil supplement.
1. Is your fish oil stable (fresh) or unstable?
Most fish oils products available today are unstable (they become rancid when exposed to air). One way to tell if your fish oil is unstable is to smell it. High quality fish oils will lack fishy odors. Bad fish oils often smell like low-tide, rotten fish, or a fish market. Make sure to check if the fish oil you are taking is stable.
2. Is you fish oil natural or chemically modified?
Many fish oil products on the market are chemically modified, offering elevated EPA and DHA levels. This might sound like a good idea, but unfortunately chemically modified products are not bio-identical to those used by the body. In addition, chemically modified fish oils exclude naturally occurring fatty acids and antioxidants which are important in the stability and the effectiveness of fish oil. Therefore, you should always look for high quality natural fish oils that haven’t been chemically altered. Natural fish oil is always a better option.
3. Is your fish oil contaminated or safe and toxin free?
Unpurified fish oil supplements can contain unsafe levels of toxins and contaminants. Your need to make sure your fish oil is purified through a distillation process and is tested for heavy metals and toxins to ensure it is safe.
In addition, unprocessed fish oil usually contains lower amounts of EPA and DHA (only 10-20% of the total fatty acids). This means you would have to take several more pills to receive the full health benefits. You should only buy purified fish oil that has gone through a distillation process and is free from toxins and pollutants.
HealthyChoiceNaturals Omega Naturals Fish Oil 1000mg is stable (fresh), purified and natural (never chemically modified) so you know you are getting the benefit from a superior quality fish oil. It’s also high yielding, providing you with 420mg of EPA & 280mg of DHA in just one capsule so you get 230% more of the beneficial DHA and EPA versus many other brands.
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