“Is Distilled Fish Oil Toxin-Free?” Fact or fiction: fish oil decreases inflammation. It better— that’s the whole reason people take it. But it’s not true. “No effect of fish oil supplementation on…inflammatory markers.” This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled intervention trial showed no effect of a whopping dose of fish oil on markers of inflammation in the […]
“Is Cod Liver Oil Good for You?” Cod liver oil that has been distilled to remove any industrial toxins and heavy metals. Still harmful, harmless, or helpful? Harmful, due to the toxic levels of vitamin A. In fact, so much it could damage our own liver. So, not good for the cod’s liver, or ours.
“DDT in Fish Oil Supplements” What about marine oil supplements, like fish oil? Packed with PCBs and insecticides. But which is worse— fish, seal, or shark oil capsules? Well, for PCBs, here’s how much is in fish oil. But seals eat fish. And sharks eat seals. And then if we eat sharks, or shark products, […]