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Fish Oils


#1

For those of you that supplement with fish oils, what brand do you use? I'm looking for any suggestions (from the most economical to the highest quality/pricey brands). Thanks in advance!


#2

I use Trader Joe's house brand. It's molecularly distilled, each cap has 500 mg combined EPA/DHA, and it's $7.99 a bottle (90 caps).

I've found cheaper, but it's worth it to me to swallow as few capsules as possible, and these are the most concentrated caps I've found.


#3

Health from the Sun


#4

members mark sams choice


#5

I use both Health from the Sun's liquid fish oil as well as the Member's Mark caps.


#6

shoot, I don't know the name of the brand I usually get, but I do get it at Wal Mart. I get a bottle of 250 for around $10. 300mg per pill.


#7

I get 300 fish oil capsules, each with 580 mg EPA/DHA for 6.99 at Costcos.


#8

I use Twinlab Emulsified Super Max EPA Fish Oil. Has some carbs in it, so that might or might not be an issue for you. But on a plus side it tastes very good (for fish oil). Cheapest I've found it is at vitacost.

Highly recommend it.


#9

I use fish! =)


#10

Carlson Super Omega-3 Fish Oil Caps and their liquid fish oil, which is more economical and tastes just fine.


#11

Squatman, if you're eating farm raised salmon, you're probably not getting much in the way of EPA/DHA. If it's wild (more expensive, more tasty, seasonal), you're probably fine. Canned Sockeye salmon would be a good option, as it is not farm raised.


#12

Not to hijack the thread, but how is the taste on that canned salmon? I've always been curious, but it seems like it would be a little nasty. Do you eat it right out of the can, or mix it up with something?


#13

I eat a lot of wild alaskan salmon.

I also take Coromega emulsified fish oil. It actually tastes good and after doing a lot of research on the subject, I decided it was also of the highest quality.


#14

Nick, it tastes very similar to canned tuna, only a little oilier/fishier. I don't eat the bones, though; I pull them out. Other than the bones, I have no problem with it. It's worth a try. If you don't like it, you can always give it to the family dog or cat. (grin)