Advice 1: How to choose fish oil

The right choice of fish oil – guaranteed guarantee that it will do you good. Meanwhile, buy a really high-quality fish oil is problematic. The fact that this product is not a drug and therefore is not regulated by norms. It remains to rely on the integrity of producers and their knowledge about the right choice.
How to choose fish oil
Ask the seller a certificate. A good fish oil if you have this document, it must contain information about the raw materials (or cod liver oil, or polar salmon, seal or subcutaneous fat or a coating fat of whales, etc.), as well as an official confirmation of absence in the product of toxins and other data.
Read the label. If your goal is to buy a useful addition to his diet to fill him in polyunsaturated fatty acids omega-3, pay attention to the product name. It needs to be called "Medical cod liver oil" (not veterinary, food, etc.).

On the label or packaging of fish oil should contain proportion of polyunsaturated fatty acids omega-3 (%fatty acids of the total weight of the formulation). It is considered that fats should not be less than 15%, although some manufacturers this proportion can reach 25 and 30%, and even more. Standards do not exist.

If you read on the label that the fish oil prepared by the method of molecular differentiation can safely take this product. However, it may be more expensive, but you can be sure in high quality of this Supplement. The fact that this process found really useful omega-3 fats.
Few buyers pay attention to the fact that on some products written "Fish oil" and other "Fish oil". Meanwhile, there is a difference, and it is the percentage content of omega-3.

Fish oil is produced mainly from the liver of cod fish. There are a lot of vitamins A, D and E, but low in omega-3. For the production of fish oil are used by muscle fibers of fish, it contains large amounts of omega-3, but less vitamins. The choice depends on goals of treatment.
If you choose fish oil capsules, pay attention to the substance from which they are made. Some manufacturers use gelatin of animal origin, other fish gelatin. In the first case, the product is cheaper. Also look at the weight of the capsule. Based on the weight of one capsule, you will count your daily intake (for an adult it 650-100 mg).
If your choice is fish oil "on tap", see below the bottle was of dark glass and tightly sealed, because when exposed to light and oxygen omega-3 is quickly oxidized and decomposes. Use of such a product will not.
Pay attention to the manufacturer. Experts believe that the best fish oil produced in Norway, a country which is the main supplier of this product to the world market (over 80%). Of domestic products traditionally valued fish oil from Arkhangelsk and Murmansk fish combine.
Don't forget to look at the date of manufacture. The usual shelf life of fish oil is 2 years. Some manufacturers put a lower or higher shelf life. Always match the designated shelf life from date of manufacture of the product.
Useful advice
Fish oil has contraindications to use. Before taking consult your doctor.

Advice 2 : Fish oil – well forgotten old

Once popular fish oil with its polyunsaturated fatty acids, in the late twentieth century has again become widely used as a food additive. In its composition he has not only known fats the omega 3, but many other substances. What is valuable this "nasty fish oil"?
Fish oil – well forgotten old

To make it, use the liver, extracted from cod fish. There are different types of fat: white, yellow grease and brown. White fat is used in medicine. It is a liquid of oily consistency, light yellow color, having a characteristic odor and unpleasant taste. Yellow fat is rarely used in medicine. It can be used, only pre-produced cleaning. Brown fat is used in the production of leather and lubricants.

Fish oil is important for its chemical substances. In addition to omega 3, there are omega 6, palmitic acid, cholesterol, oleic acid, vitamins a and D and small amounts of trace elements.

Acid groups of omega essential in the body, that is, do not produced.

Omega 3 is an important element of cell membranes. For example, pregnant, you must have them in sufficient quantity for the proper development of the baby. Omega 3 acids improve vascular health, prevent plaque and thrombus formation, the development of arrhythmias. Beneficial for bones and joints in arthritis and arthrosis. Are irreplaceable at diseases of the skin, slow the aging process. As strong antioxidants they are used for cancer.

Omega 6 acids essential in the treatment of obesity as well as help improve the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, reduce the effects of alcohol on the body, improve memory and liver function.

Vitamin a restores eyesight, enhances immunity, affects the condition of the skin and mucous membranes of the vessels. It is important for the sex glands.

Vitamin D is needed for calcium absorption in the body, it also controls phosphorus-calcium balance. It is indispensable for bone growth important in the work of the heart, blood vessels and nervous system. Its is in fish oil.

Despite the value of fish oil should be used only on the advice of a doctor. It should be remembered that it is a strong allergen and can cause individual intolerance. It is contraindicated to use in diseases of the thyroid gland, in the presence of stones in the gallbladder and kidneys. Don't forget that having lots of nutrients, fish oil may not be a panacea, it's just a food additive.

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