Bulkers: How much flaxseed oil do you guys take a day?

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  1. Gundam

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    How much do you guys take in a day? I've been putting 2 tablespoons in my shakes, and I was wondering if it would be okay to take more? Since each tablespoon is about 125 calories, I was thinking of increasing my daily dosage. It's just that I'm afraid of the added fat intake (14g per tbspn)
     
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    6 caps
     
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    How many grams in each cap?
     
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    i forget :o
     
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    I use to slam down 5 tblsp's as my only fat source. But then I read only 0.2% of the omega 3 is actually converted into EPA/DHA, so I just take fish oil pills nowadays.
     
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    I too have fishoil caps. I was strictly going to use the flaxseedoil as a calorie supplement.
     
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    Zika My avatar is still NOT me

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    Would'nt it mke more sense to use olive oil, as your body needs mono-unsaturated fat too...and plus olive oil is cheaper :hsd:
     
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    Hmm i never looked into olive oil. What are the nutrition facts for it? :)
     
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    0, fish oil
     
  10. Gotcha38

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    I don't understand all this oil stuff. :run: Why exactly are you guys taking fish, olive, and flax oil?
     
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    It's like 120 calories a tablespoon w/ 14g of fat, good shit
     
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    approx 6 tbsp
     
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