Posts By: Sam Wiley


The Case for Omega-3s has Never Been Stronger!

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Recent research findings continue to support the case that EPA and DHA Omega-3s – the omega-3s found in fish and fish oil – are an essential pillar of a properly balanced and healthy diet. FDA Revises seafood intake during pregnancy – a study by the National Institute of Health (NIH) showed that a deficiency in […]


What does Marine Stewardship Council certification mean?

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by Sam Wiley You may not have noticed it on our package, but the blue check mark on the front of every box is called the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ecolabel. This is a prestigious and difficult to obtain certification: by our count (as of Feb 23rd 2014), only 27 fish oil supplements are MSC […]


What’s unique about our Orange Burst product?

Products

What makes Orange Burst a unique product? Orange Burst is made from Wild Red Pollock oil. Why do we call it Wild Red Pollock oil? Isn’t Pollock a whitefish? Alaska Pollock has a diet that consists of young crab, krill, scallops, and other Pollock. They actually eat a relatively similar diet to salmon. However, Pollock’s unique […]


Why Alaskan Fish Oil is safe and not contaminated by radiation

Education

by Sam and Dan Wiley   Some of our customers have asked us: how do I know your fish oil is free from radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant? The quick and simple answer is: our Wild Alaskan Fish Oil supplements (and actually ALL of the seafood from Alaskan waters) is safe and free from […]


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Why we use Alaskan Pollock

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by Sam Wiley This is a question we get asked a lot: what’s special about Alaska Pollock? It’s a great question, because it gets at the heart of what’s unique and special about our whole family of Fish Oil supplements. You can find Omega-3 Fish Oil products almost anywhere: the grocery store, the internet, the […]


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OMEGA-3 CLINICAL EFFECTS – THE CRITICAL ISSUE

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Although measurements of absorption and bioavailability may be used to support claims about “superiority” of one form of omega-3 over another, it prevents us from focusing on the critical issue – their ultimate clinical effects. This point is shown by looking at the long term clinical effects of fish oil on risk factors for cardiovascular […]


The Truth About Prostate Cancer And Omega-3

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By Chris S. Prostate and other cancers thrive in an inflammatory environment, so it is not surprising that reducing cellular inflammation has been shown repeatedly to decrease cancer risks. The best-researched natural anti-inflammatory agents are Omega-3 fish oil, vitamin D and plant based polyphenols. High levels of Omega-3 have consistently been associated with reduced mortality […]


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THE THREE FORMS OF OMEGA-3

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Introduction There are three forms of omega-3s found in supplements; triglycerides, ethyl esters, or phospholipids (see Figure 1). As more retail brands than ever tout the superiority of one form over the other through “on-pack” claims and whether one form is “more natural”, it’s easy to get confused about what they really are.


FISH OIL ABSORPTION – THE FULL STORY

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Fish Oil Absorption – The Full Story The main form of omega-3’s that relate to fish oil are ethyl ester and triglycerides and as science builds the case around them, we are becoming more aware of the different nuances to how they are absorbed and used in the body. A study published in 2010 (Dyerberg […]