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What is the best way to get fish oil into a 9 year old? He does not eat fish.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 13, 2012
at 06:37 AM

Heather I really appreciated your answer here. :)

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 13, 2012
at 06:23 AM

I liked your answer Heather. :)

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on August 13, 2012
at 12:15 AM

P.S. Crowlover, agree totally on the eat, poop, sleep thing.

C8b2136ef95ba6aac211825ff38cc0e9

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on August 13, 2012
at 12:13 AM

Man, I had a feeling this would be a long one, haven't been on. Hopefully everyone means well, just a reaction on my part to the general idea that picky kids are the result of some sort of parental failing ALWAYS. I mean, I'm sure that's the case sometimes. Also, there could be reasons beyond any of these discussed. Nanoo, that's interesting about the SIBO thing, I'll look into that. I'll have to go over these responses and do some reading.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 12, 2012
at 06:52 PM

Nanoo where are you located? Do you know about Amy Yasko, ND and her work? She does full workups and recommendations. Its helped a few people I know. She works with folks all over the world. Its not nutritional as much as biochemical, but you have the nutrition part covered already. Check it out: Dr Amy Yasko - www.dramyyasko.com

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

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on August 12, 2012
at 04:21 AM

I'm writing all this down, thanks! Would love to be able to take him to someone like you who is private practice and versed in nutritional therapy...nutrition is not even a blip on the radar of any treatment plan he's ever had drawn up, nor am I ever asked about his diet...but I think that by doing my own research, and trial and error, it will be that much more rewarding when we find what helps him. Thx again!

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 09:51 PM

Oh and its worth asking as there are some links to ASD and Low Vita D, as well as MTHFR defect. Have you checked his D level? For ASD/HFA (my colleagues and I stopped using Asperger's since it will all be rolled into ASD but I do "get" that your son has Aspergers. I just automatically say ASD or HFA) its important to keep his level high, 60-80. The Vitamin D Council Website has a ton of info on autism. Also, look into getting him check for the defect with methylation of folate (MTHFR). Good luck

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

(4413)

on August 11, 2012
at 09:45 PM

Oh and its worth asking as there are strong links to ASD and Low Vita D, as well as MTHFR. Have you checked his D level. For ASD/HFA (my colleagues and I stopped using Asperger's since it will all be rolled into ASD but I do know all about Aspergers) its important to keep his level high, 60-80. The Vitamin D Council Website has a lot on autism. Also, look into getting him check for the defect with methylation of folate (MTHFR)

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 09:42 PM

Nanoo you were not imagining it or being over sensitive. It was an insensitive and passive aggressive comment. We are supposed to be helping each other. Why even comment if you are not going to help. I have Zero tolerance for such BS. Big hugs to all you are going through. High functioning autism (Aspergers) is much harder for everyone than obvious Austism/ASD. I talk to parents about that every single day. Im an occupational therapist, private practice-pediatrics. I know what you are going through. Hang in.

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

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on August 11, 2012
at 09:38 PM

The dinner table should not be a battle zone.

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

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on August 11, 2012
at 09:34 PM

Theoretically, if I could count on certain male relatives to always be present at feeding time, it is possible that my son could be "made" to eat fish, out of fear/respect. This does occur at times with regards to vegetables. After he has eaten them, the pain is quickly forgotten (the pain of his resistance to vegetables, and of eating them), and no harm done. But under my circumstances, this eating scenario is not a "sustainable" option for my son to get the nutrition it would take to effect a change in his behavior/mood.

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

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on August 11, 2012
at 09:24 PM

@ Crowlover, Dr. Campbell McBride, exactly. Re: comment. I am in old school, foot-up-the-ass disciplinary SAD-land all around me, trying to help my ASD son. So though the comment was probably made kindly/in jest, I'm a little sensitive. Nobody in my family even "believes" in autism, therapy, unseen nutritional compromises, lol. They die of their diabetes and strokes like real men.

Cebbca9a78d5612bf3468b273c2010d5

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on August 11, 2012
at 08:50 PM

Ahhh. That makes more sense to me now. Thank you for taking the time to clarify.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 08:16 PM

PinkPika- Sorry.I meant to say look at the Comments directly under this Q (under Nanoo's Q above).I think Heather is responding to the "shopping" comment & also, she likely has noted, as have I, that there is a tendency here by some to either directly or indirectly state that children should eat what their parents tell them to, period. After all, "who pays for the food" & "My house my rules.". Always concerning to me when adults are that dictatorial with children. It makes me wonder how their relationship will be long term not to mention the futility of trying to control what you cannot!

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 08:04 PM

PinkPika - sorry to add any (more) confusion. I meant to say look at the Comments under this Q (under Nanoo's Q above). I think Heather is being proactive here, and rightfully so as there is a tendency on tnis site, by certain people to make comments that directly or indirectly (as the comment here, above) state that kids should just eat what their parents want them to because "who's house is it" and "who pays for the food" etc etc. Its concerning to me and I often wonder if either those same people have children and if so, what their relationship is which their children.

Cebbca9a78d5612bf3468b273c2010d5

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on August 11, 2012
at 07:52 PM

Yes, that's what I mean. I get the impression this initial Answer written by Heather (even though it is a comment) was in reaction to something someone else Answered to Nanoo... but the Answers all read very measured and non-judgmental. That's why I didn't understand where the "not being assertive" and "forcing the child" came from. Unless Heather is being pro-active here in wanting avoid that sort of Answer.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 06:52 PM

Lol. Were they Nordic Naturals fishies? Cuz those things were delicious! Of course this was about 4-5 years ago, back when I ate candy. Might taste like shit to me now though.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 06:50 PM

PinkPika - this is related to a comment is my impression, not an answer. Of course I cannot speak for Heather and there may have been an answer that was deleted. Look at the comments under her Q.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

(4413)

on August 11, 2012
at 06:48 PM

PinkPika - this is related to a comment is my impression, not an answer. Look at the comments under her Q.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 06:41 PM

Lol. Were they Nordic Naturals fishies? Cuz those things were anything but nasty. Of course this was about 4-5 years ago, back when I ate candy. Might take like shit to me now though.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 06:38 PM

hmmmm I thought that very little is in fact converted to EPA? Of course any amount is better than nothing and flax has other good stuff.

Cebbca9a78d5612bf3468b273c2010d5

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on August 11, 2012
at 06:37 PM

Out of curiosity, did any of us who replied come across as making Nanoo feel as though he/she was not being assertive enough, or that any of us came across as encouraging forcing a child to do anything? I keep rereading all the answers, and I'm simply not reading them that way. Did the answer that came across that way get deleted? Just wanting to get some clarification. I tried to answer in a matter of fact way, as it appears the other folks who answered did as well.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 06:36 PM

@Nanoo - I would love to know more about the SIBO connection you mention. Do you have a link to an article? Is that from Dr. Campbell-McBride? thanks

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 06:35 PM

Many many children (I would say most) with an ASD diagnosis are quite picky eaters. Of course I am not saying the reverse of that is true- that being a picky eater means you have that diagnosis. Perhaps that is what MathGirl means..? Also many kids with ADHD have sensory issues and are upset by smells and textures and so, are also quite picky.

93b84dd5a6cf8946b53548cc4a0279f0

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on August 11, 2012
at 05:45 PM

My two year old takes Carlson's as well and likes it. While my husband is putting a fake o-so-delicious smile on while taking it, my two year old begs for more. :-)

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

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on August 11, 2012
at 04:23 PM

@ Bone Broth Fast: shut up.

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

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on August 11, 2012
at 04:18 PM

Thanks for all the comments, I'll try the Barleans, and be on the lookout for the mango stuff too. I wasnt sure if the taste was too strong to put in smoothies, etc. good to know. I am hopeful that supplementation with O3's and B12 might improve his mental functioning and behavior.

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

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on August 11, 2012
at 04:15 PM

BTW, my kid is Aspergers

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

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on August 11, 2012
at 04:13 PM

That might be one to try.

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

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on August 11, 2012
at 04:12 PM

@ Mathgirl: many kids on the autism spectrum are "beyond" picky eaters. Theres a theory that its connected to SIBO.

C8b2136ef95ba6aac211825ff38cc0e9

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on August 11, 2012
at 07:10 AM

Nah... Sounds good though..

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

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on August 11, 2012
at 02:44 AM

FYI: Being a picky eater has nothing to do with the autism spectrum or ADHD.

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

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on August 11, 2012
at 02:43 AM

I bought the fish oil gummies. Imagine sugar coated tuna that not only tastes disgusting, but shreds the inside of your throat if you try to swallow them whole. NASTY!!!!!

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on August 11, 2012
at 01:51 AM

@crowlover: haha that's hilarious! I would do that too.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 01:06 AM

I agree Heather!!

C8b2136ef95ba6aac211825ff38cc0e9

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on August 11, 2012
at 01:00 AM

I'd rather spend three years taking the teaching approach than spending five minutes "fixing" the problem.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 12:52 AM

Yeah - and they are pretty expensive actually too. My daughter and I ate 30$ worth one time while we watched a movie! They are candy. Im referring to the Nordic Naturals Fishies

C8b2136ef95ba6aac211825ff38cc0e9

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on August 11, 2012
at 12:51 AM

Self determination is as important as nutrition.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 12:50 AM

Im confused BoneBroth. What does shopping have to do with this?

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 12:49 AM

I totally agree Heather. When people makes comments implying that you can force a child to eat something it always concerns me. Even if we, as adults could do that, why would we want to. As a child therapist and mother of three, I think it really sends the wrong message to children when they are forced to eat something - and inevitably it backfires. Its misquided for adults to attempt to control what they really cannot control (eating or not, sleeping or not, pooping or not).

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on August 11, 2012
at 12:46 AM

I've seen 'em, and I've joked that the anti-inflammatory effect of the omega 3 is negated by the inflammatory effect of the sugar.

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on August 10, 2012
at 11:23 PM

Out of curiosity, does the 9 year old do his own shopping too?

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3846a3b61bc9051e4baebdef62e58c52

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on August 11, 2012
at 02:05 AM

Get the liquid kind and hide it in ....anything. Smoothies, poured on veggies, poured over a burger, slip it in their juice. It's pretty easy.

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4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

on August 11, 2012
at 12:46 AM

NOrdic Naturals makes chewables and flavored liquid (oil) to "hide" in foods.
And also gummies (which are delicious but loaded with sugar)

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C8b2136ef95ba6aac211825ff38cc0e9

on August 11, 2012
at 12:26 AM

A child's pickiness is not always an indication that a parent is not assertive enough. Some kids have autism or are on the spectrum, have ADHD, and they can be AMAZINGLY picky about texture. I have one child that waits out food for DAYS as if life and nutrition are irrelevant regardless of what I put on the table. I do my job and argue for 30 minutes in the middle of a very busy day while weighing the fact that he does better in school with some food. If my child isn't attentive and I'm hearing about it, I weigh my options. We compromise. My other child eats kale. I get a little frustrated with one-size-fits-all approach on here that some people take to parenting.

That being said, my picky child likes the Barleans stuff for Omega 3's. It's not my favorite for the additives, but when I say "EAT IT"! in the morning, he does. It's lemon flavored. He also enjoys sauteed liverwurst.

Damn, kids are not drones. The next time I force feed a kid and stroke his throat like I'm feeding my pet dog a pill... that's just not healthy.

61844af1187e745e09bb394cbd28cf23

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on August 11, 2012
at 02:44 AM

FYI: Being a picky eater has nothing to do with the autism spectrum or ADHD.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 06:48 PM

PinkPika - this is related to a comment is my impression, not an answer. Look at the comments under her Q.

C8b2136ef95ba6aac211825ff38cc0e9

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on August 11, 2012
at 07:10 AM

Nah... Sounds good though..

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 06:36 PM

@Nanoo - I would love to know more about the SIBO connection you mention. Do you have a link to an article? Is that from Dr. Campbell-McBride? thanks

C8b2136ef95ba6aac211825ff38cc0e9

(971)

on August 11, 2012
at 12:51 AM

Self determination is as important as nutrition.

C8b2136ef95ba6aac211825ff38cc0e9

(971)

on August 11, 2012
at 01:00 AM

I'd rather spend three years taking the teaching approach than spending five minutes "fixing" the problem.

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

(290)

on August 12, 2012
at 04:21 AM

I'm writing all this down, thanks! Would love to be able to take him to someone like you who is private practice and versed in nutritional therapy...nutrition is not even a blip on the radar of any treatment plan he's ever had drawn up, nor am I ever asked about his diet...but I think that by doing my own research, and trial and error, it will be that much more rewarding when we find what helps him. Thx again!

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

(4413)

on August 11, 2012
at 01:06 AM

I agree Heather!!

Cebbca9a78d5612bf3468b273c2010d5

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on August 11, 2012
at 06:37 PM

Out of curiosity, did any of us who replied come across as making Nanoo feel as though he/she was not being assertive enough, or that any of us came across as encouraging forcing a child to do anything? I keep rereading all the answers, and I'm simply not reading them that way. Did the answer that came across that way get deleted? Just wanting to get some clarification. I tried to answer in a matter of fact way, as it appears the other folks who answered did as well.

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

(290)

on August 11, 2012
at 09:38 PM

The dinner table should not be a battle zone.

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

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on August 11, 2012
at 04:15 PM

BTW, my kid is Aspergers

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

(4413)

on August 11, 2012
at 09:45 PM

Oh and its worth asking as there are strong links to ASD and Low Vita D, as well as MTHFR. Have you checked his D level. For ASD/HFA (my colleagues and I stopped using Asperger's since it will all be rolled into ASD but I do know all about Aspergers) its important to keep his level high, 60-80. The Vitamin D Council Website has a lot on autism. Also, look into getting him check for the defect with methylation of folate (MTHFR)

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

(4413)

on August 11, 2012
at 12:49 AM

I totally agree Heather. When people makes comments implying that you can force a child to eat something it always concerns me. Even if we, as adults could do that, why would we want to. As a child therapist and mother of three, I think it really sends the wrong message to children when they are forced to eat something - and inevitably it backfires. Its misquided for adults to attempt to control what they really cannot control (eating or not, sleeping or not, pooping or not).

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

(4413)

on August 11, 2012
at 06:50 PM

PinkPika - this is related to a comment is my impression, not an answer. Of course I cannot speak for Heather and there may have been an answer that was deleted. Look at the comments under her Q.

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

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on August 11, 2012
at 09:24 PM

@ Crowlover, Dr. Campbell McBride, exactly. Re: comment. I am in old school, foot-up-the-ass disciplinary SAD-land all around me, trying to help my ASD son. So though the comment was probably made kindly/in jest, I'm a little sensitive. Nobody in my family even "believes" in autism, therapy, unseen nutritional compromises, lol. They die of their diabetes and strokes like real men.

Cebbca9a78d5612bf3468b273c2010d5

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on August 11, 2012
at 07:52 PM

Yes, that's what I mean. I get the impression this initial Answer written by Heather (even though it is a comment) was in reaction to something someone else Answered to Nanoo... but the Answers all read very measured and non-judgmental. That's why I didn't understand where the "not being assertive" and "forcing the child" came from. Unless Heather is being pro-active here in wanting avoid that sort of Answer.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

(4413)

on August 11, 2012
at 09:51 PM

Oh and its worth asking as there are some links to ASD and Low Vita D, as well as MTHFR defect. Have you checked his D level? For ASD/HFA (my colleagues and I stopped using Asperger's since it will all be rolled into ASD but I do "get" that your son has Aspergers. I just automatically say ASD or HFA) its important to keep his level high, 60-80. The Vitamin D Council Website has a ton of info on autism. Also, look into getting him check for the defect with methylation of folate (MTHFR). Good luck

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 08:16 PM

PinkPika- Sorry.I meant to say look at the Comments directly under this Q (under Nanoo's Q above).I think Heather is responding to the "shopping" comment & also, she likely has noted, as have I, that there is a tendency here by some to either directly or indirectly state that children should eat what their parents tell them to, period. After all, "who pays for the food" & "My house my rules.". Always concerning to me when adults are that dictatorial with children. It makes me wonder how their relationship will be long term not to mention the futility of trying to control what you cannot!

Ff5d6fd79983af7b92bfab38b71823fb

(290)

on August 11, 2012
at 04:12 PM

@ Mathgirl: many kids on the autism spectrum are "beyond" picky eaters. Theres a theory that its connected to SIBO.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 09:42 PM

Nanoo you were not imagining it or being over sensitive. It was an insensitive and passive aggressive comment. We are supposed to be helping each other. Why even comment if you are not going to help. I have Zero tolerance for such BS. Big hugs to all you are going through. High functioning autism (Aspergers) is much harder for everyone than obvious Austism/ASD. I talk to parents about that every single day. Im an occupational therapist, private practice-pediatrics. I know what you are going through. Hang in.

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on August 11, 2012
at 08:50 PM

Ahhh. That makes more sense to me now. Thank you for taking the time to clarify.

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on August 11, 2012
at 09:34 PM

Theoretically, if I could count on certain male relatives to always be present at feeding time, it is possible that my son could be "made" to eat fish, out of fear/respect. This does occur at times with regards to vegetables. After he has eaten them, the pain is quickly forgotten (the pain of his resistance to vegetables, and of eating them), and no harm done. But under my circumstances, this eating scenario is not a "sustainable" option for my son to get the nutrition it would take to effect a change in his behavior/mood.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 06:35 PM

Many many children (I would say most) with an ASD diagnosis are quite picky eaters. Of course I am not saying the reverse of that is true- that being a picky eater means you have that diagnosis. Perhaps that is what MathGirl means..? Also many kids with ADHD have sensory issues and are upset by smells and textures and so, are also quite picky.

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on August 13, 2012
at 12:15 AM

P.S. Crowlover, agree totally on the eat, poop, sleep thing.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 13, 2012
at 06:23 AM

I liked your answer Heather. :)

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 11, 2012
at 08:04 PM

PinkPika - sorry to add any (more) confusion. I meant to say look at the Comments under this Q (under Nanoo's Q above). I think Heather is being proactive here, and rightfully so as there is a tendency on tnis site, by certain people to make comments that directly or indirectly (as the comment here, above) state that kids should just eat what their parents want them to because "who's house is it" and "who pays for the food" etc etc. Its concerning to me and I often wonder if either those same people have children and if so, what their relationship is which their children.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 12, 2012
at 06:52 PM

Nanoo where are you located? Do you know about Amy Yasko, ND and her work? She does full workups and recommendations. Its helped a few people I know. She works with folks all over the world. Its not nutritional as much as biochemical, but you have the nutrition part covered already. Check it out: Dr Amy Yasko - www.dramyyasko.com

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on August 13, 2012
at 12:13 AM

Man, I had a feeling this would be a long one, haven't been on. Hopefully everyone means well, just a reaction on my part to the general idea that picky kids are the result of some sort of parental failing ALWAYS. I mean, I'm sure that's the case sometimes. Also, there could be reasons beyond any of these discussed. Nanoo, that's interesting about the SIBO thing, I'll look into that. I'll have to go over these responses and do some reading.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

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on August 13, 2012
at 06:37 AM

Heather I really appreciated your answer here. :)

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on August 11, 2012
at 11:08 AM

They make a mango fish oil that you take by the spoonful. I received a free bottle when I made an order from a local supplement company and it was gone within a week because it was so damn delicious.

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on August 11, 2012
at 04:13 PM

That might be one to try.

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on August 10, 2012
at 10:47 PM

I'd suggest not doing gummies. They're low in content. My toddlers do Nordic naturals chewables. They're little fish oils and the kids get a few a day. Also barlens makes a product called omega swirl you can include in a smoothie or just do it by the tablespoon becausits really sweet.

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Cebbca9a78d5612bf3468b273c2010d5

on August 10, 2012
at 10:45 PM

My 9 year old takes a scant Tbs of Carlson's lemon flavored cod liver oil. My younger child does too, except a little less. I keep it refrigerated, and they actually like the taste. They follow it up with some water. I do not recommend it on an empty stomach, as it can cause nausea sometimes on an empty stomach. And on a positive note, if constipation is ever an issue, a little extra goes a long way toward relieving it.

93b84dd5a6cf8946b53548cc4a0279f0

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on August 11, 2012
at 05:45 PM

My two year old takes Carlson's as well and likes it. While my husband is putting a fake o-so-delicious smile on while taking it, my two year old begs for more. :-)

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on August 10, 2012
at 10:09 PM

I have seen fish oil gummy vitamins. I haven't tried them and I don't know if they're any good. But I have this same question.

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on August 11, 2012
at 12:46 AM

I've seen 'em, and I've joked that the anti-inflammatory effect of the omega 3 is negated by the inflammatory effect of the sugar.

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on August 11, 2012
at 02:43 AM

I bought the fish oil gummies. Imagine sugar coated tuna that not only tastes disgusting, but shreds the inside of your throat if you try to swallow them whole. NASTY!!!!!

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on August 11, 2012
at 06:52 PM

Lol. Were they Nordic Naturals fishies? Cuz those things were delicious! Of course this was about 4-5 years ago, back when I ate candy. Might taste like shit to me now though.

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(4413)

on August 11, 2012
at 12:52 AM

Yeah - and they are pretty expensive actually too. My daughter and I ate 30$ worth one time while we watched a movie! They are candy. Im referring to the Nordic Naturals Fishies

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on August 11, 2012
at 01:51 AM

@crowlover: haha that's hilarious! I would do that too.

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

(4413)

on August 11, 2012
at 06:41 PM

Lol. Were they Nordic Naturals fishies? Cuz those things were anything but nasty. Of course this was about 4-5 years ago, back when I ate candy. Might take like shit to me now though.

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on August 11, 2012
at 09:04 AM

The best way to supplement for Fish oil is to supplement it with Flaxseed oil. Or you can just put freshly ground flaxseed into the foods that he normally eats.http://organicfoodshealth.com/flaxseed-oil-benefit-for-women

Flaseed oil

4ef079c57d2140bba4dbf4e30240a645

(4413)

on August 11, 2012
at 06:38 PM

hmmmm I thought that very little is in fact converted to EPA? Of course any amount is better than nothing and flax has other good stuff.

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