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06-04-2006, 10:49 AM
06-04-2006, 12:24 PM
While there can be issues associated with excessive EFA intake such as increased blood clotting time I really wouldn't call 1 tablespoon excessive. Their recommendations have to apply to a population where, as body builders, we are the extreme.
ew, you dont get the pills?
06-04-2006, 04:34 PM
ew, you dont get the pills?Some people prefer to use the liquid form. There's nothing wrong with it if you mix it with something like a shake. I can't down it by itself, though.
06-04-2006, 04:36 PM
That sounds awful.
06-04-2006, 05:00 PM
I use an orange flavoured oil.
im sure the oil of fish doesnt taste good in any flavor - I'll stick to my pills :)
06-05-2006, 01:28 PM
Now's lemon flavored liquid fish oil is good.. It does not bother my stomach at all as other fish products have
06-05-2006, 01:32 PM
The lemon stuff helps, but it's still fish oil. :D
06-05-2006, 03:44 PM
How much fish oil is too much? My bottle of Carlsons states no more than 1 - 2 teaspoons at mealtime a day, Is one tablespoon too much (4 teaspoons)?
No more than 3 grams of EPA/DHA per day. Check the back of your bottle to see how many mg of EPA/DHA is in each serving.
Excessive omega-3's INHIBIT coagulation. The danger is not clotting, but excessive bleeding (the opposite).
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