Fish Oil? Sounds yummy right?

I don’t know about you guys but fish oil sounds like it is something that should be in a recipe for witches brew right next to eye of newt and pickled dragon’s liver, not in a supplement regimen.  Flax seed oil, maybe but fish oil sounds weird to me. We are talking about Omega-3 fatty acids. Why do I take em’?  I deal with insulin resistance which is a precursor to diabetes and I found the following article about Omega-3.

“People with diabetes often have high triglyceride and low HDL levels. Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil can help lower triglycerides and apoproteins (markers of diabetes), and raise HDL, so eating foods or taking fish oil supplements may help people with diabetes.” – University of Maryland Medical Center

This is only one of many reasons I take fish oil and flax seed oil. One thing to note is that, according to the fish oil label, this supplement can cause your body to reduce the absorption of other medications if taken at the same time. For this reason, I take my fish oil and flax seed oil before bead. Another note, get the gel caps. If I had to choke down fish oil in raw form, it isn’t something I would probably hang on to for very long in my regimen. (eeewww)

Resources for more info:, University of Maryland Medical Center, Harvard Health Publications.

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