Medical Mondays: What are the benefits of omega-3’s? (Part 2)

Medical Mondays – You ask the questions and our highly trained bioidentical hormones experts will post your answer LIVE! Q: I’ve never really been one to take vitamins. But now that I’m nearing my 50′s, I want to make sure that I’m getting all of the vitamins and minerals that I need to stay healthy. … Continued

Do the benefits of fish oil supplements outweigh the risks?

More and more, you hear about the limitless health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. But are the benefits worth potentially exposing yourself to toxic heavy metals? According to Honolulu bioidentical hormones expert, Jeffrey Maehara, M.D., the best way to ensure that you’re getting quality omega-3’s is to opt for a pharmaceutical grade fish oil supplement.

Medical Mondays: What are the benefits of taking fish oil supplements?

I’ve been taking a multi-vitamin for years. But now that I’m nearing my 50’s, I want to make sure that I’m getting all of the vitamins and minerals that I need to stay healthy. My doctor recommended omega-3 fish oil supplements. What can you tell me about fish oil? Why is it so important and what ways can I benefit from taking supplements on a daily basis?

The Fish Oil Fiasco

Millions of Americans turn to a variety of fish oil supplements to get their daily dose of omega-3 fatty-acids; however, several companies that help to fuel this billion dollar industry, are facing serious legal trouble, after it was discovered that they were manufacturing supplements that were tainted by a cancer-causing chemical compound known as polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB).