Welcome to Fish Oil Facts! We are a resource for supplement reviews and health guidance. Our primary focus is on fish oils, but we also cover many other supplements as well. Our main objective is to provide answers to questions like: How do I know if I need a certain supplement? Which supplement brand is the most potent or effective? Where can I go to find out if this supplement is safe? Where can I find information about which supplements are most effective for treating my particular disease? We do our best to answer these questions with easily categorized shopping lists and well researched articles.

To get started, check out the categories below for general health advice and information. Most of these are about fish oils, however we also have articles with information and tables about other supplements that aren’t fish oil related. Here is a quick rundown:

All About Fish Oil

This section is the main bread and butter of our site. We delve into many the many aspects of fish oil. We have listed the most important articles here. This is a good starting place if your just getting into fish oil supplementation.

Dosing

When starting a fish oil supplement routine, one of the first questions you may ask yourself is: How do you know how much fish oil you should take on a per day basis? Or even how to read the label? Or how much you should take for a certain disease? Can I take too much? This write up is about EPA & DHA ratios and how to read them to guarantee an accurate daily dose. Go here to find out what to look for when deciding on your fish oil dose.

Weight loss

Fish oil has often been touted as a “magical weight loss pill.” This article will examine the competing research behind this claim. We will also take a look at how supplementing with omega-3 can help improve your cardiovascular health.

For Bodybuilders

The world of bodybuilding is host to over 10,000 different supplements. Is fish oil just another in a long line of identical placebos or will it increase your gains? Here we delve into the overall benefits of fish oil for bodybuilding, paying special attention to fatty acids and their role in muscle creation and injury prevention.

Vegetarian Alternatives

Often touted as the go to supplement for vegetarians to get their omega-3, flax seed oil has become one of the most well known products on the market due to its cheap price and relatively toxin free nature. But this unusual form of omega-3 may not be all its cracked up to be. In this flax seed oil vs fish oil showdown we give a side by side comparison of these 2 fatty acids and take a deeper look  into flax seeds in general.

Fish Oil For Mans Best Friend?

Humans aren’t the only ones who may need to add supplements to their diet. Fido needs his fish oil too. In fact, dogs can become deficient in omega-3 just like humans can. Learn about how fish oil can have an effect on your dogs overall health and immune system. We also give advice about deciding on an adequate dose for your animal.

Buyers Guide

Take a look at our ultimate fish oil buyer’s guide, a table and shopping list that will help you decide on the best fish oil brand. We rate over 30 different fish oil brands and there potency, price point, and overall omega-3 content. This is a general all around list that will be suitable to people of all activity levels and lifestyles. We give a breakdown of the most important things to look for in your fish oil of choice and what to consider when making a buying decision.

C-L-O

With so many fish oil brands on the market, it can be tough to decide on which type to buy. But there is one type of fish oil that stands the test of time: cod liver oil. This stuff has been around a long time, and for good reason. Here at fish oil facts, its no big secret that this is one of our favorite fish oils. We feel it deserves special mention and its own section, since it is dissimilar to other fish oils.  This article delves into the origins and benefits of cod liver oil. It gives a list of every major vitamin and mineral that comprises this ancient remedy, and exposes a few myths. It also covers the various types of processing used to create this product. Also, did you know that you can cure acne with cod liver oil?

Other Stuff

If your bored of reading about fish oils, we also try to cover other forms of supplementation as well.  This is the stuff we couldn’t fit anywhere else. Old staples such as single celled algae comprise most of the articles in this section.

Spirulina & Chlorella 

Here we take a look at Chlorella & Spirulina, potent supplements well known for their large amounts of trace minerals and detoxifying properties.

Super Foods

There is a slight distinction to be made between super foods and super food supplements.  We look at the actual term “superfoods” and list 5 five of the most popular ones.

Protein Powders Guide

We all need  protein in our diet. But sometimes you may need more than you can get from eating foods, especially if you are vary active. That’s where protein powder comes in. This guide details the different types of protein powders and their processing methods. We discuss the various types of protein on the market as well as sourcing. We have also thrown in a quick buyers guide to ensure you are getting the right product for your needs. Bodybuilders may want to pay special attention here.