Fish Oil Virginia Beach VA

Once a consumer ingests these fish oils, the supplements continue to oxidize in the body, negating their once-beneficial effects. But help is on the way.

A.R.E. Health Center & Spa
(757) 437-7202
215 67th Street
Virginia Beach, VA
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Acupressure, Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Breathwork, Chiropractors, Colon Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, EFT / TFT, EMDR, Energy Healing, Guided Imagery, Hypnotherapy, Iridology, Lymphatic Therapy, Massage Therapy, Myofascial Release, Nutrition, Past Life Regression, Psychotherapy, Reflexology, Reiki, Sound Therapy, Spiritual Counseling, Therapeutic Touch, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tui Na, Water Therapy, Wellness Centers

Nutrition Associates LLC
(757) 481-5242
933 First Colonial Rd,# 201
Virginia Beach, VA
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Stephanie D Story
(757) 428-7979
1047 Angler Ln
Virginia Beach, VA
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Jenny Craig
(866) 622-9370
5274 Fairfield Shopping Ctr
Virginia Beach, VA
Alternate Phone Number
(866) 622-9370
Services
Weight Loss, Diet Plans

Kristine B. Rand
(757) 410-7390
824 Greenbrier Road, Suite 100, Chesapeake, VA
Chesapeake, VA
 
Total Nutrition Warehouse
(757) 340-3267
4360 Holland Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Medical Nutrition Therapies
(757) 499-2018
156 Newtown Rd,# A-2
Virginia Beach, VA
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Jenny Craig
(757) 425-3669
714 Hilltop North Shopping Ctr
Virginia Beach, VA
Alternate Phone Number
(757) 425-3669
Services
Weight Loss, Diet Plans

Nutrition Dynamics Inc
(757) 547-5190
307 Nottaway Ct
Chesapeake, VA
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Phyllis M Woodson
(757) 446-5908
855 W Brambleton Ave
Norfolk, VA
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Always Choose the Fresh Fish (Oils)

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By Leigh Eising

Fish-oil supplement sales continue to boom as health-conscious consumers jump at the chance to reap the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, without actually having to eat the fish. Not only do many people dislike the taste of fish, but concerns in recent years about mercury contamination have caused many to forgo fish altogether. Unfortunately, it now seems the supplements may make consumers pause as well: Fish oil is a highly unstable product, and as such, it begins to oxidize as soon as it is extracted from the fish and exposed to oxygen, light, heat, and metals. According to a research team at New Zealand‘‘s Crop & Food Research Institute, consumers may run the risk of adverse effects from oxidized oils. For example, while fresh fish oil provides protection against atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), oxidized fish oil increases the risk of the condition.

But the problem doesn‘‘t stop there. Once a consumer ingests these fish oils, the supplements continue to oxidize in the body, negating their once-beneficial effects. But help is on the way. The New Zealand team is currently looking at the benefit of adding antioxidant plant extracts to combat the oxidation process from the start. In the meantime, look for high-quality fish-oil supplements with the highest available level of vitamin E and other natural antioxidants that act as preservatives, such as the herb rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), which prevents further oxidation of the fish oil once it‘‘s ingested.

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