Take your fish oils already!

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    Carson Boddicker on #13503

    Hopefully when you read the title you yelled, “Carson you are just repeating things that have been written about for a long time!”  Well, you’re right.  This is nothing new, everyone knows that they should be taking fish oil, but I’m still amazed at how many of these people in the know fail to take adequate fish oil.  Here are a few reasons to make sure you a

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    wasp0 on #67946

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    Hopefully when you read the title you yelled, â??Carson you are just repeating things that have been written about for a long time!â?  Well, youâ??re right.  This is nothing new, everyone knows that they should be taking fish oil, but Iâ??m still amazed at how many of these people in the know fail to take adequate fish oil.  Here are a f. .. .

    Is there an optimal level of fish oil (say in terms of grams of EPA/DHA) that I should be aiming for?

    My concern is if it possible to go too far the other way and consume too much fish oil?

    I can't find much info on the 'too much fish oil' scenario.

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    Mike Young on #67691

    I've never heard of someone taking too much fish oil however I'd imagine the recommended dosage for the brand / type that you're taking should be followed.

    Carl do you know any more about this?

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    QUIKAZHELL on #67692

    I've never heard of someone taking too much fish oil however I'd imagine the recommended dosage for the brand / type that you're taking should be followed.

    Carl do you know any more about this?

    Everything I read talks about megadosing fish oils in excess of 20 grams per day which I can't understand. I was taking 4.5 grams up until last month after reading a ton of shit and doubled my dose. I have even heard Poliquin talk about excess of 40 grams!! Do I notice any added benefit? Not so sure although what I have noticed is less muscle soreness. This could be due to my training or other supplementation which includes Cissus and MSM.
    I also think my skin looks "better".

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    utfootball4 on #67693

    [quote author="Mike Young" date="1196580420"]
    I've never heard of someone taking too much fish oil however I'd imagine the recommended dosage for the brand / type that you're taking should be followed.

    Carl do you know any more about this?

    Everything I read talks about megadosing fish oils in excess of 20 grams per day which I can't understand. I was taking 4.5 grams up until last month after reading a ton of shizzle and doubled my dose. I have even heard Poliquin talk about excess of 40 grams!! Do I notice any added benefit? Not so sure although what I have noticed is less muscle soreness. This could be due to my training or other supplementation which includes Cissus and MSM.
    I also think my skin looks "better".
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    I heard similar intakes but decided to keep taking low amounts.

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    Chad Williams on #67694

    [quote author="Mike Young" date="1196580420"]
    I've never heard of someone taking too much fish oil however I'd imagine the recommended dosage for the brand / type that you're taking should be followed.

    Carl do you know any more about this?

    Everything I read talks about megadosing fish oils in excess of 20 grams per day which I can't understand. I was taking 4.5 grams up until last month after reading a ton of shizzle and doubled my dose. I have even heard Poliquin talk about excess of 40 grams!! Do I notice any added benefit? Not so sure although what I have noticed is less muscle soreness. This could be due to my training or other supplementation which includes Cissus and MSM.
    I also think my skin looks "better".
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    I have seen advertisements about fish oil and healthier skin, better how?

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