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Crown Prince Non-GMO Brisling Sardines Mediterranean Style -- 3.75 oz


Crown Prince Non-GMO Brisling Sardines Mediterranean Style
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Crown Prince Non-GMO Brisling Sardines Mediterranean Style -- 3.75 oz

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Crown Prince Non-GMO Brisling Sardines Mediterranean Style Description

  • Natural
  • Wild Caught
  • Natural Source of Omega-3 (contains 2g of Omega-3 Fatty Acids per Serving)
  • With Olive Oil, Black Olives, Red Pepper, Basil, and Oregano
  • 1 Layer Wood Smoked
  • Sustainably Wild Caught • Ready To Eat
  • Pull-Top Can
  • Kosher

Crown Prince Natural Brisling Sardines are one of nature's most perfect foods. Naturally nutritious, these sardines boast delicate flavor and firm texture. All varieties are lightly smoked and hand packed. We only source the highest quality Brisling Sardines, which are available in a variety of sauces and oils. Just one can provides one-third of the protein needed every day. Brisling Sardines are an excellent source of calcium, and contain 2 grams of omega-3 per serving. Try them in salads, casseroles, sandwiches or chowders.

Free Of
GMO

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Can (82 g)
Servings per Container: 1
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories200
   Calories from Fat140
Total Fat15 g23%
   Saturated Fat3.5 g18%
   Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol100 mg33%
Sodium280 mg12%
Total Carbohydrate0 g0%
   Dietary Fiber0 g0%
   Sugars0 g
Protein15 g30%
Vitamin A2%
Vitamin C4%
Calcium25%
Iron10%
Other Ingredients: Naturally wood smoked brisling sardines, pure olive oil, sunflower oil, black olives, red pepper, garlic, basil, oregano, salt, pepper.
Contains: Fish.

Contains 2g of OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS PER SERVING.

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A Fish Oil Shortage May Affect Your Omega Supplement Choices This Year

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you regularly take fish oil supplements, you likely have heard about a shortage in the global fish oil supply. Last June, the Peruvian Ministry of Production canceled the first anchovy fishing season of the year in the waters around the South American country. An El Nino weather event caused sea surface temperatures to rise, which led to a higher-than-normal population of juvenile anchovies swimming around in fisheries in Peru. Concerned about sustainability issues and not wanting to harvest too many of these young fish, officials decided it would be best to cancel fishing altogether. Assorted Supplements in Jars on Marble Surface to Represent Concept of Fish Oil Shortage While the move was probably wise for the health of long-term anchovy supply, it created a short-term shortage of fish oil that helped drive up prices. Peru is a major contributor to the fish oil market worldwide. Later in the year, the ministry of production ended up authorizing the second anchovy fishing season that kicked off last October. That decision should eventually help production to return to normal levels. But as you wait for prices to come down, alternatives to fish oil might become more appealing. One of these options is algae oil.

Fish oil shortage: Is algae oil a good substitute?

In terms of nutritional value, fish oil and algae oil offer similar benefits. Studies have found that both types of oil exert similar impacts on the human body. In fact, fish eat algae to get the omega-3 fats – such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) -- that so many humans crave. The availability of algae oil is good news for vegetarians and others who prefer to get their omega-3 content from a plant-based source. “For those following a vegan diet, algae oil supplements can provide plant-based omega-3s,” says Erin Palinski-Wade, a New Jersey-based registered dietitian and author of “2 Day Diabetes Diet.” Folks who are not vegetarians still might consider turning to algae oil in a pinch, such as during periods of fish-oil shortages. One study found that compared to fish oil, algae oil causes fewer gastrointestinal issues such as belching and fishy taste. Algae oil also might be a good choice for those worried about being exposed to chemicals. “These supplements contain no detectable PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) and still provide both EPA and DHA,” Palinski-Wade says. Algae oil also might be a good option for those who worry about sustainability. Algae grows fast and requires no fishing. However, algae oil does come with one significant drawback: It is usually more expensive than fish oil. That is because algae oil is typically grown under controlled conditions, making it more costly to produce than fish oil.

Is fish oil – or algae oil – right for you?

Whether you consider purchasing fish oil or algae oil, the question remains: Do these supplements really benefit your health? There is strong evidence that consuming higher levels of omega-3 fats found in fish can lower the risk of heart ailments and other health conditions. “Regular fish consumption is linked to a reduced risk of heart attacks and strokes, and potentially lowering the risk of conditions like Alzheimer's disease and depression,” Palinski-Wade says. However, most of the evidence of the benefit of omega-3 fats is tied to eating fish, not taking supplements. A 2019 study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association did find that taking omega-3 supplements daily supports heart and cardiovascular health. However, a more recent study published last year in JAMA Cardiology seems to put that claim into question. Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center found that most of the fish oil supplements on the market today make claims that data does not support. The researchers say flatly that multiple randomized clinical trials have found that for most people, there is no evidence that taking fish oil supplements boosts heart health. In fact, taken at high doses, fish oil might actually increase the risk of atrial fibrillation, a condition in which the heart beats irregularly and often rapidly, the researchers say. At the end of the day, only you can decide whether or not it makes sense to take fish oil. “Depending on the individual, omega-3 fatty acid supplementation can be beneficial, especially if they are not consuming fish in their diet,” Palinski-Wade says. If you decide to purchase supplements, Palinski-Wade recommends looking for fish oil supplements that have been purified to remove any contaminants such as mercury and PCBs “Be sure it is from a reputable brand that implements quality testing to ensure potency and purity,” she says.

Getting more fish in your diet

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