Some of the most common topics that I get asked about are on “mercury toxicity,” “heavy metal detoxification” and “why fish oils are bad?” Here are several of the most recent questions that fall under these themes with my answers to them.
Q. “What should I look for when choosing a fish oil supplement?”
A. The body requires omega-3 essential fatty acids for a number of functions including, but certainly not limited to normal brain function, normal cell function and controlling inflammation.
Studies have shown that quality omega-3 essential fatty acids are as good, and in some cases better at controlling pain due to inflammation, and with no negative side effects that are often seen with prescription and over the counter medications. Everyone from birth to grave can benefit from omega-3s. Most people seek to get omega-3s from eating fish, but the concern I have with getting omega-3s from fish is the fact that our oceans are so polluted, that there is a risk that the oils can be contaminated with mercury and other heavy metals. Read More→