What kind of fish oil concentrate is better?

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  1. Parabellum

    Parabellum Molon Labe!

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    Costco makes two different kinds. One is cheaper, has a stronger dose, and had 400 gelcaps. The other is a bit more expensive, 200 gelcaps, is enteric coated, but is a lower dosage.

    The price doesn't really matter but is the enteric coating really worth it?


    http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11072245&whse=&topnav=&browse=&s=1
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    Kirkland Signature™
    Fish Oil Concentrate
    400 Softgels
    1000 mg "Concentrated" Fish Oil w/300 mg Omega-3 Fatty Acids $8.99

    or

    http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11071265&whse=&topnav=&browse=&s=1

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    Kirkland Signature™ Enteric Coated Extra Strength Fish Oil Concentrate - 200 Softgels Contributes to Heart & Vascular Health†
    $11.55
     
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    Chris3G Bullshark Testosterone

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    actually the enteric coated version has a higher concentration of epa/dha per cap then the other one.
     
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    Parabellum Molon Labe!

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    Oh ok that may be why the recomended daily dosage is two for the enteric one and 3 for normal one.

    So is worth it to get the enteric one?
     
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    Chris3G Bullshark Testosterone

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    less possibility of fish burps, either one is fine though. But either way i'd take more than 2-3
     
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    I think the enteric coating ones survive the stomach acids and start breaking down in the liver so that you get more per pill.
     
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