Fish Oil With Vitamin D By MET-RX
What is fish oil?
Fish oil is a fatty acid that comes from the tissue of certain types of fish like tuna and Salman. It contains omega-3 fatty acids that include eicosapentaenoic acid or EPA, and docosahexaenoic acid or DHA. These acids are essential to overall health in several ways and the only way to get then in our diets is trough nutrient rich fish, or from dietary supplements that contains Omega-3.
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What are the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids?
The fats from fish oil help to form the structure of cell membranes and cells such as the muscle cells. Bodybuilder’s for example or anyone that has strenous workout on a regular basis that are tearing down their muscles, could easily see a real benefit from fish oil. Studies have found that Omega-3 fatty acids support healthy blood cholesterol levels. People that have added five to seven grams of fish oil daily can help ratios between HDL and LDL and help with levels of triacyglycerol. Assuming these levels are already in a fairly normal range. These benefits would obviously reduce the risk of heart disease and the risk of a heart attack.
Why take a fish oil supplement over just eating fish?
There is nothing like taking a reputable brand you can trust. The fish oil from Met-Rx is a reputable brand that has been around for over twenty years. The main reason fish oil supplements such as this one are so popular is because they been purified to eliminate mercury, PCB's, and Dioxins. Because of this you can easily reap the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids daily. Consuming fish in your diet naturally is very healthy too, this way you can consume and reap the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids as well as form a supplement. Although you must keep in mind that when you are eating certain types of fish like tuna for example, and may other fish, you are ingesting small amounts of mercury each time. Mercury intake should be kept to a minimum in your diet, and seafood that you know contains mercury should be monitored. The FDA recommends only consuming an average of about two meals a weeks of fish that do contain mercury, and to stay away from certain types because the mercury level is too great in some breeds.
Does Met-Rx fish oil contain Mercury?
No it has been purified to eliminate Mercury, PCB's and Dioxins.
Servings Size 1 Soft gel
Amount Per Serving %Daily Value
Calories from Fat 10
Total Fat 1 g 2%**
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g ***
Cholesterol 10 mg 3%
Vitamin D (as D3 Cholecalciferol) 1,000 IU 250%
Provides 360 mg of total Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Comprising of: EPA, DHA, other fatty acids
**Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.