Hi guys, I have been using an omega 3 fish oil for almost a year now and they used to use herring fish to make the oil.

Recently they have changed the formulation to sardine/anchovies. I know that sardine/anchovies are foods to avoid but what about their oils? Do their oils contain high levels of purines?
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replied September 9th, 2008
Here's an FDA ruling on the nutrient content claims of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in lots of foods, including anchovies.
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replied July 7th, 2009
Everyone has a different Gout trigger.
For me I have discovered it is actually oily fish and fish oils that cause my gout.

I also recently had an attack, after about 5 years of avoiding eating oily fish, which was caused by regulary consuming Pumpkin Seeds, which I found out are also high in omega 3.
That appears to be my gout trigger.
Be carefull with fish oils.......use with caution.
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