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Concentrated Fish Oil, 1200 mg, 180 Softgels - 740mg Omega-3
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Concentrated Fish Oil provides 740mg omega-3 fatty acids to support a healthy cardiovascular system, joint comfort, and positive moods. (1200 mg)

Softgel Size: 8S
Retail $24.95
Our Price $15.90


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Benefits

  • Helps maintain cardiovascular health.
  • Supports healthy joints, muscles, and skin.
  • Provides gastrointestinal support.
  • Supports healthy, positive moods.
  • Supports healthy blood pressure already within the normal range.

Product Information

Fish oils come from cold water fish such as cod, herring, tuna, mackerel, salmon, and other marine life like phytoplankton. The two most studied fish oils are the eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and the doxosahexaenoic acid (DHA). DHA is an especially important component of human cellular membranes, especially those in the brain and retina.

Studies also show that fish oil supports cardiovascular and heart health.

Fish oil also plays a huge role in providing a healthy foundation for, joints, muscles, skin, and the gastrointestinal tract.

Scientists are intrigued by the fact that in countries with the highest fish consumption, healthy moods are far more prevalent than their less-fishy friends! In general, fish oils are considered a healthy addition to most Western diets!

Here are some quick facts about the Co-op's fish oil:

  • Fish used to make the crude oil comes mainly from sardine, anchovy and mackerel families (NOT farmed salmon!)
  • Similar to edible oils and fats, the crude fish oil goes through standard manufacturing processes to ensure quality (i.e., de-acidification, winterization, deodorization, etc.).
  • The next process is “molecular distillation.” What the heck is “molecular distillation,” you ask? A special instrument is used to spin the oil rapidly, allowing different substances to be separated based on their molecular weight. In this process, toxins, such as mercury and PCBs, are separated from the fish oil.
  • Natural vitamin E (an antioxidant) is added to our Fish Oil before encapsulation to protect the oil against rancidity.

Warnings

  • Fish oil products should contain antioxidants such as tocopherol to protect against their oxidation.
  • Because of the possible antithrombotic effect of fish oil supplements, hemophiliacs and those taking warfarin (Coumadin), or other anticoagulants or antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), dalteparin (Fragmin), dipyridamole (Persantine), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, ticlopidine (Ticlid) and others should exercise caution in use of fish oils.
  • Conflicting results have been reported regarding the effects of fish oil supplements on glycemic control in those with glucose intolerance, including type 2 diabetics. Doses below 6 grams per day do not seem to affect blood glucose.
  • Patients taking anti-hypertensive drugs may experience additive effects with fish oil on lowering blood pressure.
  • Higher doses of fish oils might cause suppression of immune response. Immunocompromised (HIV/AIDS) patients should avoid exceeding 3 grams per day.

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 10 Write a review.

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Fish Oil order review December 11, 2013
Reviewer: Kathryn from Houston, TX United States  
I've been taking this fish oil for several years and am content with it.  I hope that if changes or new intelligence come about, you will advise me and provide any options.  Thanks for your prompt handling.

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Best Fish Oil October 31, 2013
Reviewer: Linda M from Sarasota, FL United States  
My Mom (80's) tried this fish oil (I gave her 3 of them) and by the first day and a half, her pain diminished by 80%!!

Then she went to WalMart to get some...(I told her not to) and they didn't work for her!!

So BUY thru the Health Co-op people!!  :-)
It works!!

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids September 13, 2013
Reviewer: Randy C. from Bahamas  
I could write a book on the importance of Omega-3 Fatty Acids from my own personal experiences! It is the single most important supplement that I take.

As a child, I had a 3 to 4 month cough every winter. Someone told my mother to give me cod liver oil. Within a few weeks the cough was gone. Until today, if I stop taking Omega-3's, I develop the same cough!

I honestly believe that I would be DEAD right now without Fish Oil taken over the years.

I like the Co-op's Fish Oil because it is Molecularly distilled for purity. Mercury is no concern.

BTW, there was a side effect..... From Grade 1 - 4, I was at the bottom of my class. After a few months of taking Cod Liver Oil, I went to the top of my class. Then I skipped grade 6 all together and was top 2 in grade 7 and the rest of high school.

We proved it again with our Valedictorian daughters, but I will save that for my book!

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Concentrated Fish Oil - 600mg August 26, 2013
Reviewer: Doug H. from Greensboro, NC United States  
No burping

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Concentrated Fish Oil 1200mg (600mg EPA, DHA), 180 March 22, 2013
Reviewer: Ray K. from Warminster, PA United States  
Always 5 star

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