Fish Oil / Omega 3 Fatty Acids
As a Chiropractor, I am often asked from my patients... "What vitamins should I be taking ?"
My answer is usually dependent on what that particular patient is looking for in their healthcare and their individual condition and age. But, I always make sure that if you are taking no other vitamins and supplements --> please take daily fish oil / omega 3 fatty acids. There are numerous studies that show fish oil / omega 3 fatty acids help the body reduce inflammation, reduce cholesterol, improve brain and nerve function, improve the immune system, and the list goes on.
So what, when and how ? Take at least 3,000 mg of fish oil / omega 3 fatty acids daily with meals (less after taste that way). As far as which brand is best, I don't know if the $10 bottle is better than the $50 bottle. But do look for this information on the label: the oil should be processed with mollecular distillation to remove any mercury, the oil should contain the following omega 3 fatty acids --> EPA, DHA, GLA, ALA
Hope that helps, if you have any other questions please call our office.
To your good health,
Dr. David Dirks, DC
Washington NC: (252) 362-1089
Greenville NC: (252) 751-0660