Alternative Medicine/Fish Oil?

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Hello. I have eczema, and I want to take Fish oil capsules and Omega 369 capsules. My questions: Do you know of which Fish oil capsules have the highest MG, and which Omega 369 capsules have the highest MG? Thank you so much.

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Hi Miss Wilson.
Fish oils vary significantly in their amounts of active ingredients.  The MG per capsule is just MG of fish oil.  Yet for eczema you want a high EPA fish oil (your goal should be to get around 2g per day of EPA).   Nordic Naturals do have one called "ProEPA' (note, not the ProEFA, which is different).  Otherwise check out the RxOmega brand..
Wishing you all the best.
Sharon

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Sharon Erdrich

Expertise

Any health related question, particularly those related to an holistic approach, using nutrition, herbal medicine, aromatherapy and lifestyle options.

Experience

30 years as a registered nurse, Private health consultant and experienced educator of complementary medicine practitioners.

Organizations
NZAMH, NZ Nursing Council., AIMA (Associate member), Naturopaths of NZ.

Publications
Kai Tiaki Journal. Healthy Options Magazine. See my website www.houseofhealth.co.nz for downloadable articles.

Education/Credentials
Reg Nurse, Post Grad Cert Health Science (Nutrition), Dip Herbal Med, Dip Naturopathy, Dip Aromatherapy.

Awards and Honors
Best Research Paper, Top Naturopathic Student (2005)

Past/Present Clients
Varied, from all ages and with a range of health issues.

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