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Jason Billows 10-12-2005 10:39 AM

I have been taking fish oil supplements but find I'm regularly burping fish taste into my mouth. I don't like it, but have put up with it. My wife on the other hand has decided that it is so distasteful that she isn't taking the supplements anymore.

Does a fish oil supplement exist that doesn't actually taste like fish?

James Duggins 10-12-2005 11:10 AM

Nordic Naturals - Ultimate Omega!!!!

No fishy taste at all and super concentrated, it's a little pricey but it's the best. I actually found them cheaper at the local, independent supplement store.

https://www.nordicnaturals.com/direct/prodsummary.asp?ID=30

Tom Needham 10-12-2005 11:55 AM

From recommendations on this board, I've been taking Carlson's Liquid Fish oil, and will continue doing so. Tastes like lemon vegetable oil, no fish burps! http://www.naturalpharmacy.com/suppl...-carlson-500ml

Eric Moffit 10-12-2005 12:01 PM

the way i handle the fishy burps is by eating a bit of my meal, downing the caplets, and then finishing my meal. i dont know if this is a 'real' solution, but it works for me.

Nikki Young 10-12-2005 04:47 PM

Yeah ... are you taking them with food?? Cause when my friend was taking his Omega's he always said he got this fishy taste - he never took them with food. I take the same ones as him and i never get a fishy taste - eat with meals. Try taking them in the middle of your meal like Eric mentioned.

Larry Lindenman 10-12-2005 09:02 PM

Carlson's or take the pills at night, before bed. You'll then only bother your significant other, in their sleep.

David Birozy 10-13-2005 07:48 PM

Crap, now I see the problem. I had an issue with the odor too, but I was rubbing it on my body like lotion. You have to swallow them! Better try that.

Scott Kustes 10-14-2005 08:44 AM

Carlson's or take the pills at night, before bed. You'll then only bother your significant other, in their sleep.
Coming from the newly married guy, this could be a way to keep her on her side of the bed so that you can get some good sleep. :wink:

Jason Billows 10-14-2005 12:52 PM

Thanks for the input. Already tried taking them mid meal, but still burped up the taste regularly. I guess we just swallow lots of air.

I think I'll give Carlson's a try.



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