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Ghosting
03-15-2011, 03:14 PM
Serving Size: 1000mg (1 Softgel).
Servings Per Container: 1000.

Active Ingredients:
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) 180mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) 120mg

Normally 10, but in this case?

mannydawg
03-15-2011, 03:16 PM
1st

DDon1996
03-15-2011, 03:17 PM
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dizzay20
03-15-2011, 03:18 PM
5ml of my liquid fish oil:

EPA: 1.9g
DHA: 927mg

matthew3881
03-15-2011, 03:18 PM
wut??

Ghosting
03-15-2011, 03:24 PM
5ml of my liquid fish oil:

EPA: 1.9g
DHA: 927mg

I HATE fish oil. I have to use caps. Like the wuss I am.

dizzay20
03-15-2011, 03:26 PM
I HATE fish oil. I have to use caps. Like the wuss I am.

cereal? Which one do u take? I take the flavoured one, i just slam it down w/o it even hitting my tongue. Doesnt feel or taste like anything.

Ghosting
03-15-2011, 03:37 PM
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LOL. Lyle McD suggests 10 caps/day assuming it comes out to 3grams of EPA or DHA (I forget) and I saw Will Brink say assuming 30% of the active lipids that is at least 5 caps (I don't remember him giving an exact number). He basically says a 1 gram cap isn't 1 gram of the EPA and DHA.

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Ghosting
03-15-2011, 03:38 PM
cereal? Which one do u take? I take the flavoured one, i just slam it down w/o it even hitting my tongue. Doesnt feel or taste like anything.


What do you recommend then? I'm willing to try something new.

DDon1996
03-15-2011, 03:40 PM
LOL. Lyle McD suggests 10 caps/day assuming it comes out to 3grams of EPA or DHA (I forget) and I saw Will Brink say assuming 30% of the active lipids that is at least 5 caps (I don't remember him giving an exact number). He basically says a 1 gram cap isn't 1 gram of the EPA and DHA.


300mg times 20 does not equal a gram or two of EPA/DHA. It equals 6.

For example- I have 1g caps with 600mg of EPA/DHA. I take 3 or 4.

Ghosting
03-15-2011, 03:45 PM
300mg times 20 does not equal a gram or two of EPA/DHA. It equals 6.

For example- I have 1g caps with 600mg of EPA/DHA. I take 3 or 4.

Nevermind. I didn't see Lyle was adding DHA and EPA together to get the 3grams. Big difference.

Some work has identified that the body will hit a limit (in terms of plasma saturation) on DHA at 1.2 grams per day which is the equivalent of 10X1 gram fish oil capsules. That would also provide 1.8 grams EPA for a total of 3 grams per day of fish oil. Under most conditions, I think this is more than enough.
http://www.bodyrecomposition.com/nutrition/qa-2.html

Ghosting
03-15-2011, 03:47 PM
EPA/DHA

LOL. I didn't know you added them together.


Yes, I have a lot to learn still.

stancel
03-15-2011, 03:54 PM
If the serving size was 1, why would you take 20?

Do you think huge amounts of a good thing will make you superhuman? Many vitamins and minerals can kill if taken in huge amounts.

Ghosting
03-15-2011, 04:01 PM
If the serving size was 1, why would you take 20?

Do you think huge amounts of a good thing will make you superhuman? Many vitamins and minerals can kill if taken in huge amounts.

I just realized EPA/DHA are added together to get the 3 grams/day Lyle recommends. I thought I had to double the caps (thinking it was EPA or DHA). You could say I'm nutritionally retarded. :D I will no doubt make bad assumptions and ask other stupid stuff.

snorkelman
03-16-2011, 05:54 AM
OP I would prepare yourself for possible gastrointestinal issues such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and general discomfort. When people megadose fish oil they seem oblivious to the fact that increased EPA intake could have some adverse immunologic effects. So, that level of dosing may be inappropriate if you happen to be in any group that is at risk of viral infection and some cancers.