Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Fish Oil - oxidation and freshness

Although most fish oils will already be oxidized before you purchase them, there are a few steps you can take at home to extend their freshness. First, purchase the highest quality fish oils you can. Most fish oil manufacturers will purify the fish oil, removing any oxidized substances. Adding the antioxidant vitamin E after purification will help prevent further oxidation. Second, Dr Meades recommends placing your fish oil liquid or capsules in glass bottles. Glass is impervious to air, while plastic isn’t. Finally, placing your fish oil in the fridge, just like you would fresh fish, will extend its life and slow the oxidation process. Like everything else in life, there are both risks and benefits to fish oils. Taking care of your fish oil and choosing your manufacturer carefully will go a long way to minimizing the risk of oxidation. Read the entire article

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