fish oil

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Synonyms for fish oil

a fatty oil obtained from the livers of various fish

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Fish oils have other components that can be tested and the best dietary supplement companies spend the extra money to get them tested by the International Fish Oil Standards (IFOS) program.
Omega 3 and Omega 6 fish oil supplements are touted as possible aids to a child's concentration and co-ordination.
The clinical benefits of fish oil apparently were achieved through lipid-independent mechanisms, since LDL cholesterol levels in the two study arms were reduced by an identical 26% in the 18,645-patient Japan Eico-sapentaenoic Acid Lipid Intervention Study (JELIS).
Youngsters Monica and Ashleigh Gilbert both take fish oil supplements and their mother, Christine, believes they have helped tremendously.
The fish oil had no effect on patients with fibrillation (a fluttering rather than a beating heart), but it seemed to worsen tachycardia (an overly rapid heartbeat).
Selling fish oil wasn't in von Rosenberg's career plan when he was general counsel for Permian and Zapata during the 1980s and '90s.
The BBC programme, presented by Lord Winston, demonstrated how fish oil helped kids' brains work more efficiently.
The American Heart Association recommends eating fish twice a week, though they do not recommend taking fish oil supplements until further evidence presents itself as to their effectiveness.
In the August 2001 issue of Medical Update, there was an article about fish oil supplements for bipolar disorder.
Independently, fish oil supplements and exercise reduce the amount of fat in the bloodstream, which ultimately improves cardiovascular health.
American women who eat a low-fat diet and fish oil supplements can change their breast tissue to approximate that of their Japanese counterparts - who have a much lower incidence of breast cancer, according to researchers at UCLA.
Beginning in about 1980, modem fish oil research programs have been devoted largely to nutritional properties of fish oil and are here described in the section "Nutritional Aspects of Fish Oil.
A new study published in the Institute of Rheumatology journal says Omega XL's patented marine lipid extract PCSO-524[TM], from the New Zealand green-lipped mussel, may provide more benefit for joint pain and mobility than fish oil.