Articles tagged with: fish oil

Is Krill oil better than fish oil?

Is Krill oil better than fish oil?

This is a question I’m often asked. Especially as krill oil bounced onto the huge market of fish oil capsules with unbelievable claims such as "better absorbed" and "more powerful than fish oil". So, should you buy krill instead of fish oil despite its larger price tag? Take a look…

3 February 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

What if I can’t swallow a large, one-gram, fish oil capsule?

Those large fish oil caps can be a real problem for the elderly, children and anyone with swallowing difficulties. The good news is,...

16 December 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Gelatine or non-gelatine? What are fish oil capsules made from?

There are two main sorts of capsules that are used for medicines and supplements. One is of animal origin – a soft gel made from...

9 September 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

What is your relationship with food and eating?

Oxidation and rancidity in fish oils

All oils are susceptible to oxidation, and fish oils are no exception. Unlike fresh fish, it’s difficult to tell whether or not a...

19 August 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

How to maximise your health in pandemic times and more in the July 2020 Foodwatch Newsletter

How to maximise your health in pandemic times and more in the July 2020 Foodwatch Newsletter

During the pandemic many of us have spent a lot more time indoors, less time exercising (even walking to the station) and more time...

28 July 2020 by Catherine Saxelby

Cold weather cooking, coconut oil research and more in the June Foodwatch Newsletter

Cold weather cooking, coconut oil research and more in the June Foodwatch Newsletter

This month's Foodwatch Newsletter is packed full of great ideas and information. Hearty, yet, healthy, cold-weather cooking, the...

30 June 2020 by Catherine Saxelby