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      Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil 1600 MG - Lemon (16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid)

      • Form: Liquid

      • Flavor: Lemon

      • Strength: 1600 MG

      • Serving Size: 1 TEASPOONFUL

      • Number Of Servings: 100 Servings

      • Price Per Serving:  ($0.32 / serving)

      • Weight: 35 OZ

      • Gender: Gender Neutral

      • Life Stage (Age): Adults

      • Allergens: Corn Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, Milk Free, Salt Free, Starch Free, Sugar Free, Wheat Free, Yeast Free

      • Specialty Diets: Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Sugar Free, Unsweetened

      Product Label

        • Bottled in Norway for Maximum Freshness
        • Omega*3's DHA & EPA
        • Great Lemon Taste!
        • Purity and Potency Guaranteed
        • Specializing in Norwegian Cod Liver Oil since 1982.
        • Rich Source of DHA and EPA Vitamin A & D Free
        • From Norway: The finest fish oil from deep, cold ocean-water fish.
        • Bottled in Norway to ensure maximum freshness.
        • Refreshing natural lemon taste. Take by the teaspoonful, mix with foods, and try it on salads!
        • Superior Taste Award 2010

      Directions
      Take one teaspoon one or two times daily AT MEALTIME. To retain freshness after initially opening the bottle, keep refrigerated and preferably use within 3 months.

    • Does not contain
      Contaminant-free

    • Carlson Laboratories

      The Very Finest Fish Oil Supplement Facts

      How do you read a supplement facts label?

      Supplement Facts

      Serving Size 1 TEASPOONFUL

      Servings Per Container 100.000000

        Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
      CALORIES(ENERGY) 40  N/A*
      Calories From Fat 40  N/A*
      Total Fat 4 Gm N/A*
      Saturated Fat 1 Gm N/A*
      Polyunsaturated Fat 2 Gm N/A*
      MONOUNSATURATED FAT 1 Gm N/A*
      Cholesterol 15 Mg N/A*
      VITAMIN E NATURAL(D-ALPHA TOCOPHEROL) 10 IU N/A*
      Omega-3 Fatty Acids 1600 Mg N/A*
      EPA(Eicosapentaenoic Acid) 800 Mg N/A*
      DHA(DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID) 500 Mg N/A*
      OTHER OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS 300 Mg N/A*

      *Daily value not established

      Other Ingredients:

      Omega-3 fish oil, natural lemon flavor, natural tocopherols.

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      Carlson LaboratoriesThe Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid
       
      4.6

      (based on 102 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (81)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (13)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (5)

      92%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Quality (68)
      • Satisfaction (58)
      • Price (50)
      • Convenience (46)
      • Value (44)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily use (23)
        • Heart health (13)
        • Lower cholesterol (11)
        • On its own (5)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Health conscious (16), First time user (6), Medical professional (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Winner

        My husband flat out refused to try this stuff - I can't blame him. Fish Oil on a teaspoon sounds repulsive. However, he finally broke down and tried it when he got his...Read complete review

        My husband flat out refused to try this stuff - I can't blame him. Fish Oil on a teaspoon sounds repulsive. However, he finally broke down and tried it when he got his blood results back and he had high cholesterol. He was amazed! This stuff tastes great and at no point has a fishy taste at all. I even give it to my baby - I call it a "lemon drop" and she actually comes running when I ask her if she wants a lemon drop. Hahahaha. What a wonderful world when your toddler thinks fish oil is candy! I am so happy my whole family likes this stuff as much as they do. It is much more economical than the softgels. I have no idea how Carlson's does it, but they do a bang up job of it. I am loyal forever....whatever you do Carlson, don't change the formula!

        VS

        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        What happened???

        What happened? I was buying from The Vitamin Shoppe for years this oil and last time I bought it (in February 2011) it was $21.64 per bottle. Now it jumped up by more...Read complete review

        What happened? I was buying from The Vitamin Shoppe for years this oil and last time I bought it (in February 2011) it was $21.64 per bottle. Now it jumped up by more than $12. I don't think that I will order now from here when there are lower prices on the Internet. Too bad because I liked the Vitamin Shoppe.

        Reviewed by 102 customers

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        4.0

        it works

        By pier

        from delray beach, fl

        About Me First Time User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Effective

        Cons

        • Bad Taste

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

        I take it daily ,2 spoons in the morning.
        at firts the taste will get you but then you get used to.
        sometimes I take it twice a day.
        I feel better , I have bought bottles for myself my sister and my mom

         
        4.0

        Delicious

        By epyy

        from Sugar Land TX

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Tastes Good

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • May Have Longterm Benefit

          Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

          My son is on the autism spectrum and is currently taking A TON of prescribed vitamin supplements so you can imagine the burden of adding yet another supplement. He takes over 8 capsules/tablets of medication twice a day. However, this was recommended by his geneticist, and fortunately, it tastes so good, my son has no trouble at all taking it. It even tastes so good that I'm not opposed to taking it myself, and I find even diet drinks bad tasting!

          I can't speak to its effectiveness though. i have not seen any change in my son since adding this, but I don't think it'll harm.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good tasty source of Omega's

          By RedPine

          from Kaneohe, HI

          About Me Health Conscious, Medical Professional

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Effective
          • Mixes Well
          • Tastes Good

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Heart Health
            • Lower Cholesterol
            • On Its Own

            Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

            Used as directed daily. Palatable and refreshing fish oil I've ever tasted. I use it in smoothies, juice drinks or directly from the bottle. Prefer this to taking capsules. It's in a natural form without other additives.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great for Pets Too!

            By MARYK210

            from Buffalo, NY

            About Me First Time User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective
            • Mixes Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

              Our Veterinarian recommended Fish Oil for our aging dog who has arthritis. I bought this liquid form to include with his dog food (about a tsp a day) and it really seems to help!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon Flavor

              By Tri Nguyen

              from Grand Prairie, TX

              About Me Health Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Tastes Good

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Heart Health
                • Lower Cholesterol

                Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                Good product,very good for my joint,brain and heart. will buy it again

                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                The product is great!

                By smileyface

                from Charlottesville, VA

                About Me First Time User

                Pros

                • Effective

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Heart Health
                  • Lower Cholesterol

                  Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                  I use this product to enhance my HDL level, and to eliminate my knee inflammation. The product is super great in dealing with all these health conditions. It is totally worth to buy it.

                  (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  One of ther Best Fish Oils!

                  By Nurse Cookie

                  from VA/DC

                  About Me Health Conscious, Medical Professional

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective
                  • Mixes Well
                  • No Aftertaste
                  • Tastes Good

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Great In Smoothies
                    • Heart Health
                    • Lower Cholesterol
                    • On Its Own

                    Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                    I have been using this oil for years. I have found it to be one of the best. No after taste or burps. The added hint of lemon makes the oil without the fishy taste. I put in my green smoothies and drink 1-2 teasppons and sometimes a tlbsp a day. My memory is better when I take it and I can remember phne numbersof business I don't call often and even whole credit card numbers and check book numbers. I have back my memory of my youth!!!

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    its been helpful

                    By age60

                    from maine

                    About Me Health Conscious

                    Pros

                    • Effective
                    • Mixes Well
                    • No Aftertaste
                    • Tastes Good

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                      i use a teaspoon plus a sprinkling of coarse sea salt as a salad dressing, i eat a salad every day. excellent!

                      it has helped enormously for dry eye.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Product

                      By g.g.

                      from Tomball, tx.

                      About Me First Time User

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Effective
                      • No Aftertaste

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use
                        • On Its Own

                        Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                        I was told about this product by my doctor, It has helped me tremendously. I would recommend it to anyone.

                        (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        fish oil

                        By marg

                        from Mesa, AZ

                        About Me Health Conscious

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Effective

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Daily Use

                          Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                          I bought the 16 oz. size for my dog as he has dry skin issues. I dropped the bottle, breaking it and losing most of the contents. I will order a smaller size if there is one available.

                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Much better than capsules

                          By Schuby

                          from Louisville

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Effective
                          • No Aftertaste
                          • Tastes Good

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Daily Use
                            • Heart Health

                            Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                            The Carlson Fish Oil is a great source of Omega 3's. This contains much more DHA/EPA than you will find in many supplements. You would have to take several capsules each day to equal one tablespoon.
                            Also, the lemon flavor is easy to swallow and leaves no fishy aftertaste. Recommend!

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Excellent product

                            By JoelG

                            from Texas

                            About Me Health Conscious

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Mixes Well

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Daily Use
                              • Heart Health

                              Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                              Put into shake every morning and share with my wife. Beats the capsules and takes nothing away from the fruits used in the shake.

                              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              great product

                              By Daniele's mom

                              from New York

                              See all my reviews

                              Pros

                              • Tastes Good

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Daily Use

                                Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                My 2 year old son loves it and doesnt give me any problem taking it ... my husband who knows what it is was making faces when he tried it ... so go figure who is the baby between the two:)

                                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Great Fish Oil for Omega!

                                By Cathie

                                from Silver Spring, MD

                                About Me Health Conscious

                                See all my reviews

                                Pros

                                • Effective
                                • Mixes Well
                                • No Aftertaste
                                • Tastes Good

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Daily Use
                                  • Heart Health

                                  Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                  I like the flexibility of being able to vary the amount you use depending on your need. I put my dose of 2 tsp in my protein shake each morning to get the Omega Fatty Acids I need. It improves the taste of the shake and is a great reliable product and source. Price is better here than in the store and I like the convenience of having it shipped to my house. Must refrigerate for freshness and safety.

                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  More effective than the Rx

                                  By Geezer

                                  from Fond du Lac, WI

                                  About Me Health Conscious

                                  Pros

                                  • Effective
                                  • No Aftertaste
                                  • Tastes Good

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Daily Use
                                    • Heart Health
                                    • Lower Cholesterol

                                    Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                    My doctor suggested taking this instead of a pill that cost me $150 a month - my number were better than before.

                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Awesome product

                                    By Ride fast

                                    from Crestview, fl

                                    About Me Health Conscious

                                    Pros

                                    • No Aftertaste

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Daily Use

                                      Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                      Great flavor
                                      One teaspoon for my dog and two teaspoons for me

                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Best there is~

                                      By BellaMa

                                      from Darien, CT

                                      About Me Health Conscious

                                      Pros

                                      • Effective
                                      • No Aftertaste
                                      • Tastes Good

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Daily Use

                                        Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                        This fish oil liquid was recommended to me by a nutritionist. I take it primarily for eye health though it has many other benefits too. I use the lemon flavored and it is very unoffensive. I take it every day and would not take anything else.

                                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Not all fish oil is the best fish oil

                                        By Holly

                                        from Dallas, Texas

                                        See all my reviews

                                        Pros

                                        • Effective
                                        • Mixes Well
                                        • No Aftertaste
                                        • Tastes Good

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Daily Use
                                          • Heart Health
                                          • Lower Cholesterol

                                          Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                          One teaspoon of this liquid fish oil is everything I need in a fish oil. It's liquid, it's cold, taste good right out of the spoon or drizzled over a salad - I'll never go back to fish oil capsules. I began using several years ago and have never looked back.

                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Tastes great

                                          By Mim

                                          from Sunset Beach, NC

                                          About Me Health Conscience, Health Conscious, Medical Professional

                                          Pros

                                          • No Aftertaste
                                          • Tastes Good

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Daily Use
                                            • Heart Health
                                            • Lower Cholesterol

                                            Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                            I have used this product for several years on advice of my doctor. I take the lemon flavored with oj. The taste is not overwhelming and I find it better tasting then the orange flavor. I can't "prove" that this has a medicinal element, but common sense tells me that this high grade of fish oil is good for my overall health. I really don't like eating most fish and this is the perfect solution. It's best if kept in frig.

                                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Fish Oil Power

                                            By HealthFanatic

                                            from Montana

                                            Pros

                                            • No Aftertaste

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                                Great Product! The only fish oil with enough cancer fighting goodness... It also works wonders on skin and hair appearance. I highly recommend. Doesn;t taste like fish oil either - has a nice light lemon flavor.

                                                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Great Product

                                                By Linda

                                                from Chambersburg, PA

                                                About Me Health Conscious, Miniature Horse Tack, Rockypineacresminihorses

                                                Pros

                                                • Effective
                                                • Tastes Good

                                                Cons

                                                • Cost

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Daily Use
                                                • Lower Cholesterol

                                                Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                                Doctor recommended fish oil to cut my triclyserides and lower colesteral. Most fish oil has an after taste. This tastes like lemon! It has also done it's job. The Doctor was very pleased at my last visit. I even lost 39 lbs.!

                                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                4.0

                                                Good Service.Nice Product.

                                                By kp1

                                                from Northbridge, MA

                                                About Me First Time User, Health Conscious

                                                Pros

                                                • Effective
                                                • No Aftertaste
                                                • Tastes Good

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Daily Use
                                                  • On Its Own

                                                  Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                                  I would give this product 5 stars but I haven't been taking "my spoonful of medicine" for even a month yet, so I can't comment.

                                                  I can say it is easy to take compared to many other fish oils. The lemon in the oil is helpful and because it is liquid, is should be absorbed better.

                                                  I give the Vitamin Shoppe Thumbs Up!

                                                  The service was great. Shipping was prompt. The price was better than my last trip to a nutrientist for the same product.

                                                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  Lowered Blood pressure and Triglycerides

                                                  By Bill W

                                                  from Naples, FL

                                                  About Me Health Conscious

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Effective
                                                  • Tastes Good

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Heart Health
                                                    • Lower Cholesterol

                                                    Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                                    Had my physical for the first time in 5 years and my triglycerides and BP were really high. I took this fish oil for three months and my BP went from 162/103 to 151/94, not where I need to be but much better. Highly recommend

                                                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                     
                                                    5.0

                                                    Great Product

                                                    By nmmom

                                                    from Mountains of NM

                                                    About Me Health Conscious

                                                    See all my reviews

                                                    Verified Reviewer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Effective

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Daily Use

                                                      Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                                      I give this to my dog who is a cancer survivor and he is doing great!

                                                      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                                       
                                                      5.0

                                                      the best of the best

                                                      By vitamin shop customer

                                                      from undisclosed

                                                      About Me Cardioligists Prescribed

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Effective
                                                      • No Aftertaste
                                                      • Tastes Fine

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Daily Use
                                                        • Heart Health
                                                        • Lower Cholesterol

                                                        Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                                        Have been using this product for 15 years, and will not entertain or consider any other fish oil. The lemon flavor is great, the orange is horrible, The price is high but so is the gas i put in my car.

                                                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                         
                                                        5.0

                                                        Get This!

                                                        By Happy Customer

                                                        from The Woodlands, TX

                                                        Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                                        I am 50+ with a slowing metabolism. My doctor recommended this product. At first I could hardly stand to take it, and searched for ways to disguise it in food. But it began to work so noticeably well that I now happily swig it right out of the bottle on a daily basis. It invigorates and energizes me for hours.

                                                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                         
                                                        5.0

                                                        Great Product!

                                                        By LS

                                                        from New York, NY

                                                        About Me First Time User, Health Conscious

                                                        See all my reviews

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Effective
                                                        • No Aftertaste
                                                        • Tastes Fine

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Daily Use
                                                          • Heart Health
                                                          • Lower Cholesterol
                                                          • On Its Own

                                                          Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                                          This product was recommended to me by my nutritionist, and I've been very pleased with it. It doesnt have a fishy taste, nor does it "repeat" on you after consuming (like fish oil gel caps do). Its an excellent product and worth every penny that it costs.

                                                          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                                           
                                                          5.0

                                                          Price increased but still okay

                                                          By Luen L

                                                          from Undisclosed

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Convenience
                                                          • Quality
                                                          • Satisfaction

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                              Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                                              Well, I used to like the price of this product, around $23. Right now, they increased to $33.95 across the board. Not just Vitaminshoppe but everywhere else has the same price. I guess we have to start to get used to the new price (I still hope they can decrease the price a bit). So please don't blame Vitaminshoppe for that, call Carlson or email to them instead. Overall, I like this product especially the lemon flavor. EPA and DHA are high in compare with some other fish oil products.

                                                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                                               
                                                              5.0

                                                              Price vs. quality

                                                              By Dona O

                                                              from Undisclosed

                                                              Pros

                                                              • Convenience
                                                              • Quality

                                                              Cons

                                                                Best Uses

                                                                  Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                                                  Been taking Carlson Fish Oil for years and it does help control triglyerides, etc. I like it very much. Only one nagging concern: I keep wondering how pure the product really is - with companies using oil extracting methods aimed more at profit than safety and purity, it may be a matter of time before quality will be compromised, regardless of price.

                                                                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                   
                                                                  5.0

                                                                  Price increase

                                                                  By warren s

                                                                  from Undisclosed

                                                                  Pros

                                                                  • Convenience
                                                                  • price
                                                                  • Quality
                                                                  • Satisfaction
                                                                  • value

                                                                  Cons

                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                      Comments about Carlson Laboratories The Very Finest Fish Oil Lemon 1600 MG - 16.9 Fluid Ounces Liquid:

                                                                      I did see all the concerns about the price increase and still placed my order. I purchased this product while it did have a lower price, and yes, that was sweet. But I asked myself, "how much does a good piece of salmon costs?" If I bought salmon every week, I would reach the price of this bottle in three weeks. I feel like I'm saving by purchasing this product.

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                                                                      Why did you choose this?
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                                                                      The best fish oil that I have ever used. Nice pleasant taste and works.
                                                                      Barbara T on Apr 24, 2015
                                                                      Great product, I have taken it for years.
                                                                      Steve L on Apr 16, 2015
                                                                      I want to oil down my GF. I like the smell of fish
                                                                      Donald B on Apr 18, 2015
                                                                      Best way to absorbe product rather then break down process of pills / capsules lemon is great in tomato juice
                                                                      judy H on Apr 9, 2015
                                                                      Does this fish oil need to be refrigerated? I did and it got very clumpy on the bottom
                                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jan 8, 2015
                                                                      Best Answer: Fish oil has to be refrigerated, because it is a polyunsaturated oil and, therefore, is very liable to oxidation. Sunlight will oxidize it, thus the dark bottle. Oxidation spoils any health benefits. My fish oil only becomes thick when it is nearing the end of the bottle. I just shake it up and transfer it to a new bottle when there is space.
                                                                      Reply · Report · BRIAN W on Jan 8, 2015
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                                                                      Is this cold-processed? Is there an advantage to taking "fish" oil over cod-liver oil?
                                                                      judith m on Jan 19, 2014
                                                                      Best Answer: Carlson Fish oil is very mild and goes down easily. It has very little after taste, if it is taken immediately before food. However, if you take it after you eat, or without eating you might experience some "repeats".
                                                                      Fish Oil is usually taken for "Omega 3" effects. Cod Liver Oil is often taken for its "Vitamin D". I think Carlson removes Vitamin D from their fish oil because some people were concerned about taking too much "Vitamin D". So, you might consider taking some of each. Because of taste, Cod liver Oil may be harder to take and cause more after effects than Carlson's fish oil.
                                                                      Reply (1) · Report · Robert B. D on Jan 28, 2014
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                                                                      Is this oil heat-processed in any way? How do they extract the oil.
                                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jun 4, 2013
                                                                      Best Answer: This fish oil is the top notch best you could ever take, it dose not get any better than this!!! I will never take any other!! I am a person who eats oraginc and natural foods, use all healthily products!! But who am I try it, it heals more than you think!! Good health to all!!
                                                                      Reply · Report · Denise B on Jun 5, 2013
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                                                                      I am severly allergic to shellfish, but have no problem consuming finned fish without a shell. Is it safe for me to take fish oil?
                                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Mar 4, 2014
                                                                      Best Answer: Not sure!
                                                                      Reply · Report · Candace S on Apr 3, 2014
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                                                                      Does this product come in glass or plastic?
                                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Nov 3, 2014
                                                                      Best Answer: The product comes in glass.
                                                                      For shipping the bottle is packed in a special cardboard container to protect it.
                                                                      Reply · Report · Robert B. D on Nov 3, 2014
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                                                                      Is this product safe for pregnant women?
                                                                      Janet W on Apr 27, 2014
                                                                      Best Answer: Talk to your OB. Fish Oil can thin the blood so may not be appropriate.
                                                                      Reply · Report · Bonnie V on May 27, 2014
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                                                                      My doctor has recommended that I daily take 2 grams of UNREFINED fish oil. Is this product unrefined and is the taste bearable? I have avoided fish oil due to the "fishy" aftertaste.
                                                                      Jeanine W on Mar 27, 2014
                                                                      Best Answer: Because I do not get the fishy aftertaste, this is the only fish oil I will take. I like the lemon flavor over the orange flavor.
                                                                      Reply (1) · Report · Robert D on Mar 28, 2014
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                                                                      Does this fish oil contain vitiam in A and D?
                                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Mar 18, 2015
                                                                      Best Answer: To my knowledge, it does not contain vitamin A or D; however, it does contain vitamin E. This fish oil is the best I have ever found. Buy the lemon flavor. I have Sjogren's, which is an autoimmune disease that begins by damaging all the exocrine glands. After taking this fish oil daily for about 1 week, I started making some saliva and tears again. It has been a godsend! Enjoy.
                                                                      Sincerely,
                                                                      Michele
                                                                      Reply · Report · Michele W on Mar 20, 2015
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                                                                      Should the liquid fish oil be shaken daily before taking? This to stir up the ingredients otherwise, it comes out of the bottle very clear till the very bottom.
                                                                      arthur e on Feb 5, 2015
                                                                      Best Answer: Yes, the fish oil should be well shaken before every use. I believe it says this on the bottle.
                                                                      Reply (1) · Report · Peter B on Feb 5, 2015
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                                                                      Is this produced from salmon?
                                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Oct 30, 2013
                                                                      Best Answer: No salmon. Anchovy, sardine & mackerel.
                                                                      Reply · Report · ROBERT B on Oct 30, 2013
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                                                                      What is the exact amount of EPA and DHA in this product?
                                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Oct 24, 2013
                                                                      Best Answer: Hi,
                                                                      EPA is 800 mg
                                                                      DHA is 500 mg
                                                                      Other omega-3 fatty acids are. 300 mg
                                                                      For a total of 1,600
                                                                      Thanks :)
                                                                      Reply · Report · Nick G on Oct 26, 2013
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                                                                      Is it triglyceride form?
                                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Mar 18, 2015
                                                                      Best Answer: Actually, I can't answer this one. Call or write to Carlson Labs...Mrs. M
                                                                      Reply · Report · Caron R. M on Mar 20, 2015
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                                                                      Do they come in a glass bottle?

                                                                      Thanks.
                                                                      Patricia Y on Oct 25, 2013
                                                                      Best Answer: Yes!
                                                                      Reply · Report · Rita R on Dec 12, 2013
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                                                                      When is the expiration date of the fish oil I order today, 3/12/2015?
                                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Mar 11, 2015
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                                                                      Has taking 2 to 3 grams of this fish oil helped symptoms of RA?
                                                                      A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jul 14, 2014
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