I recently read this post on Chris Beat Cancer and it has compelled me to stop taking my fancy fish oil from Costco I had been using.
I picked up Udo's Choice Oil 3 6 9 blend at Whole Foods the other day and have started mixing 1 tablespoon every other day with things like greek yogurt, chocolate pudding, etc.
Have been doing more research about Udo's...seems like a log of vegans and vegetarians are fans...but I think it still seems like a better option than fish oil for us carnivores.
Than I read this, which makes me think I should still be taking fish oil anyway:
So confusing. What are your thoughts?
asked bysharky_1 (593)
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on October 01, 2012
at 04:33 PM
My thoughts are that you are way over thinking this. Personally if you're eating a diet that includes fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, and nuts (which you should be) I see absolutely no need for either fish or flax/EFA oil.
Especially if you're eating a high fat diet, why supplement with more fats? Aren'y you getting enough already? I eat a relatively low fat diet, and don't even supplement. I think it's totally unnecessary.
on October 01, 2012
at 04:58 PM
Thank you very much for this article, very interesting. I was wondering this myself.
I will be honest with you - I have NO IDEA whether we should take fish oil or not. I hope somebody out there knows the answer.
But I want to share my experience with cod liver oil (not fermented). I watched Sally Fallon's presentation and I have decided to buy some cod liver oil. I have tried:
- Norwegian cod liver oil
- Cod liver in a glass jar (not a supplement, actual food).
- Cod liver oil of unknown origin for babies bought from a pharmacy
All three made me sick. Okay, I was sick to begin with, but they made me worse which means I added them to my "things that make me sick" list.
What I do not understand is WHY???
Since I am so "sensitive", maybe I can be used as a guinea pig to discover things that are good for us and not so good for us?
If you trust my extra sensitive body - don't take any.
If you want to know what my body is NOT sensitive to is:
bone broth from grass-fed bones
grass-fed beef and lamb
all vegetables (even not organic).
That's pretty much it.