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Category: rancid fish oil


Rancid Fish Oil Is Likely a Health Hazard, New Studies Show

The effectiveness of omega-3 supplements has been the subject of controversy for some years now. How good for us are they really? It seems that every other week, there’s a new study showing the benefits for omega-3 supplements for brain...Read full article

Bo Martinsen, MD Feb 27,2017

The Power of Melatonin and Omega-3 Combined

Combining our fresh Omega Cure® oil with melatonin started as an experiment of curiosity that gave unexpected results, much like the development of penicillin or medical x-rays. I had been working for a long time on finding additional ways to...Read full article

Bo Martinsen, MD Jul 28,2016

Rancid Prenatal Omega-3 Supplements – It’s a Problem.

This month, two scientific reports came out that should have caught the attention of the media and expecting parents. The first piece discussed how getting enough DHA omega-3 during pregnancy could save the US healthcare system a projected $6 billion...Read full article

Bo Martinsen, MD Apr 13,2016

Making Sense of Fish Oil Oxidation Values

A few weeks ago, a fish oil manufacturer visited our office in Florida and gave us two samples of a supposedly super fresh, award winning fish oil. Would we be interested in using the oil in our Omega3 Innovations products,...Read full article


Why Is Getting a Fresh Fish Oil So Important?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Nearly four years ago, we released our first series of blogs and a whitepaper on the rampant rancidity problem within the omega-3 industry. Since then, freshness has thankfully become a recognized topic - cropping up everywhere from the New York Times...Read full article


How the New York Times Is Right and Wrong about Fish Oil Supplements

Finally, the media is making a stink about rancid fish oil. And it’s about time. Yesterday, the New York Times, in collaboration with Frontline, aired a segment addressing the rampant rancidity issues in the fish oil industry. For those in...Read full article

Bo Martinsen, MD Jan 14,2016

Fish Oil, Salmon Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Krill Oil: What’s the Difference?

Today, the omega-3 industry is specializing more than ever. On the supermarket shelf, you don’t just find fish oil any longer, but a broad range of products under that main heading. As we get a greater selection of omega-3 products, how...Read full article

Bo Martinsen, MD Oct 28,2015

Bacon, Red Meat and Fish Oil: The Story of Oxidized Fats?

A few days ago, the World Health Organization issued a warning that eating processed meats like hot dogs and bacon would increase the risk of some cancers and that red meat may similarly be harmful. The story made national headlines...Read full article


Is Fermented Cod Liver Oil Good for You?

I’ve been a proponent of fermented foods for years. I used to make my own kombucha tea in the kitchen and served miso soup for breakfast -- much to my children’s chagrin. Like many, I got started on the fermented...Read full article


Is Your Fish Oil Rancid?

Think fish oil. If your gut reaction is “yuck,” you are in good company. Whether it’s from remembering Grandma’s cod liver oil or taking the foul horse-pills in the cupboard, the majority of us believe that fish oil ought to...Read full article