View Full Version : Fish Oil - What does it do?
03-17-2005, 06:45 PM
I've read a couple of posts where people were asking about underrated supplements and in most of them someone replied with fish oil and I was just wondering what it does in terms of health and bodybuilding.
03-18-2005, 02:08 PM
Fish oil is a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids, which are the "good fats" that people talk about which can improve circulation, improve the bodies ability to absorb certain vitamins and are great for your heart.
03-22-2005, 09:21 AM
This is a great supplement because of the many benefits that it provides. Although it is no wonder drug, it does what it says it can do. Fatty acids serve a number of benefits which include: Improved Cardiovascular health, healther skin and hair, Increased ability to absorb nutrients, increased ability to utilize fat as an energy source. When the body is recieving the proper fats it needs to function, it no longer produces fat internally. Thus intern your body will brun more fat, knowing that it is getting a proper supply of the correct fatty acids it needs to function.
03-22-2005, 11:57 PM
whats the best brand of fish oil? also does it matter if its the liquid or the softgel kind?
04-02-2005, 03:20 PM
"whats the best brand of fish oil? also does it matter if its the liquid or the softgel kind?"
Eww. What do you do with the liquid kind? Drink it with a teaspoon? Ewww.
Softgels are available as regular, double strength, or deoderized, from a variety of manufacturers. IMO its not important which brand you get. The double strength ones do have the advantage that you get twice as much Omega-3s for the same amount of oil consumed. Predictably, they are more expensive, but not quite twice as much so.
04-02-2005, 03:32 PM
Everyone else summed it up nice....... it also helps out joints from what i read...