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Today, I’m interviewing Dr. Doug Bibus. He’s my go-to guy for questions about Omega 3, Omega 6, or fish oil testing. In this episode, we talk all about essential fats, as well as some new science on possibly reducing the risk of COVID. We met at the ISSN conference a decade ago, and I’ve been using his omega 3 test with my online clients ever since. Listen to the end for a special offer.

Episode Notes:

  • Dr Doug Bibus introduction and background
  • A brief primer of essential fats
  • Mortality and fish oil
  • Recommended amounts for health benefits
  • Sport supplementation
  • COVID, clinical trials, inflammation, and fish oil
  • DHA and arachidonic acid in membranes and athletes (and sled dogs)
  • Cold exposure can help convert more DHA
  • Hibernating animals
  • Can you get too much EPA and DHA?
  • Farm-raised salmon EPA and DHA quite low?
  • 2-3g DHA and EPA science-backed recommendation
  • Omega 3 blood testing (
  • Find Dr. Bilbus at and

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Dr. Mike T Nelson

Dr. Mike T Nelson

PhD, MSME, CISSN, CSCS Carrick Institute Adjunct Professor Dr. Mike T. Nelson has spent 18 years of his life learning how the human body works, specifically focusing on how to properly condition it to burn fat and become stronger, more flexible, and healthier. He’s has a PhD in Exercise Physiology, a BA in Natural Science, and an MS in Biomechanics. He’s an adjunct professor and a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. He’s been called in to share his techniques with top government agencies. The techniques he’s developed and the results Mike gets for his clients have been featured in international magazines, in scientific publications, and on websites across the globe.

  • PhD in Exercise Physiology
  • BA in Natural Science
  • MS in Biomechanics
  • Adjunct Professor in Human
  • Performance for Carrick Institute for Functional Neurology
  • Adjunct Professor and Member of American College of Sports Medicine
  • Instructor at Broadview University
  • Professional Nutritional
  • Member of the American Society for Nutrition
  • Professional Sports Nutrition
  • Member of the International Society for Sports Nutrition
  • Professional NSCA Member
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