I've heard good things about fish oil. However, I was always hesitant because of the mercury. I decided to google it. What I have learned is if it's "molecular distilled", it should be safe. Right?
I would like to give it to my DD. She is a "spirited" child. Should I run it pass my family doctor and get her approuval? DD isn't on any kind of medication except for vitamines. We hardly eat any fish at all. How much should she get?
Any info would be great.
Also, Trader Joe's sells a vegetarian chewable that's vegetarian. It's made out of seaweed. My son likes those ok but they are lemon flavored.
Here's a dr. sears:
Created an instant family (7/89 and 5/91) in 1997. Made a baby boy 12/05 adopted a baby girl 8/08. Ask me about tandem adoptive nursing. Now living as gluten, dairy, cane sugar, and tomato free vegetarians. Homeschooling and loving it.
Mama to three wonderful girls, H (9-2-04), A (8-23-07), and Q(4-24-11, our Easter baby). Married to D since (6-3-00).
We've used them for several years and I am happy with the product. My kids don't fuss at all when taking them.
In my opinion you really don't have to ask your doctor about it. As long as you use one of the good brands with no mercury, there is nothing bad about taking it. It's like any other kind of oil (vegetable oil, canola oil, olive oil), it's just the right kind our body needs.
Here is a web page I made about fish oil and my son's experience with it: http://www.zimmerscope.com/apraxia.html