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Introduction: “Welcome back to the second hour of The Forever Young Radio Show with host Cary Nosler, health journalist and fitness enthusiast, who is joined by health educator and executive producer, Kelly Cappasola. [music] And now, Forever Young.” [music]

Kelly Cappasola: “Hello, everyone. So glad you could join us today on Forever Young. If by chance you’ve just stumbled across our show on the dial today, our mission here has been the same for the past sixteen years and that’s always to inform and educate every listener on healthier lifestyle options and good-quality, science-based information.”

Cary Nosler: “Indeed, and learning more about the show, well, we make it easy to do we have a website at foreveryoungradio.com, and when you go there, you can listen to past shows. We’ve got a whole bunch of those listed. You can listen to great articles, and also make sure that you visit the Weekly Highlight page, you know, just like when you go to a concert or you go to a ballgame, you need the play-by-play of everything that’s going to be happening and with that, you get a play-by-play of everything that we’ll be discussing today. And then while you’re there, don’t forget to like us on Facebook.”

Kelly: “Yeah, it’s great to be part of a community. We stay connected all week long, not just when the show is heard, and we really appreciate all of our loyal listeners out there who like and share the things we post on there, so thank you for that. Now, today we have a great hour planned for you. We’re covering the topic of omega-3s. Omega-3 fatty acids, they are essential to many of the body’s functions, but unfortunately they cannot be synthesized by the body, so instead, to get the required amounts, they must be taken in the form of food or supplementation. So, we’re going to have a really big, open discussion on the quality in the marketplace and what to look for when buying an omega-3 product for you and your family. As Cary mentioned, you can always learn more at that Weekly Highlight page at https://www.foreveryoungradio.com/highlight-page. I’m Kelly Cappasola, and I’m being joined by Cary Nosler. Hey Cary!”

Cary: “Yes, happy to be here. I’m looking forward to the discussion on omega-3s. Always want to learn more about that. Today, we’re talking fish oil, and to do that, we are talking with Corinna Bellizzi, the VP of education at a very, very, very special place, NutriGold, which we will tell you a lot more about in the course of the interview today. And just so excited to learn more about just what’s going on, not only with NutriGold, but with omega-3s in general. And again, to do that Corinna Bellizzi, our special guest. Corinna, on behalf of Kelly and myself, gee, just really looking forward to, and thank you so much for joining us.”

People kayaking in the cold waters of Alaska

Corinna Bellizzi: “Yeah, thank you so much for having me. It’s my pleasure.”

Kelly: “Oh, it’s truly our pleasure. You’ve been coming on this show for well over a decade now, and we always walk away and learn so much from you, and today will be no different. We’re going to have a pretty important conversation today, and it’s a big topic, Corinna. A lot of people have misconceptions, or they’re confused about it, and that is the category of omega-3s. So, I thought to keep it friendly, maybe we could start by just giving a little bit of background on the role of omega-3s within the body.”

Corinna: “Yeah, you know, I know that fish oil’s kind of often been called a snake oil because it seems like they can do everything. But the reality is omega-3s are involved in every process in our bodies because the key components within them, EPA and DHA, are used in every single cell. So, that means they impact absorption of nutrients. They impact how your hormones act. They impact all sorts of metabolic processes within the body. And when you don’t have enough, guess what? Systems start to shut down a little bit.

So, really, when you talk about omega-3s, you’re talking about something that is absolutely vital to your daily health that you could and should be getting from your diet, but the reality is today that most of our fish are farmed so they have less omega-3s in them. Most of our foods are processed, so they have less omega-3s in them. And so, even when we’re trying to lead a healthy life and think we’re living the best lifestyle possible, we don’t give our bodies exactly what they need. So, that’s at the root of everything that we talk about with omega-3s and why they’re so impactful when people aren’t getting enough in their daily diet.”

Cary: “When I go to the NutriGold site and I’m reading about the way you’re doing what you do, you talk about a distinction between the ethyl ester form of a fish oil supplement or the triglyceride form. I know that, you know, not everybody listening are chemists or knowledge about chemistry, so tell us about both forms and why you’re doing what you do in terms of what’s put in the NutriGold product.”

Corinna: “At a fundamental level, we believe at NutriGold that foods are best absorbed when they’re as close to their natural state, right? So, if you take something from a fish and you chemically process it and synthesize it and altar it in such a way that it becomes more potent, has higher potency, that is generally what you’re doing when you’re making an ethyl ester. So, it’s gone through a bunch of processing from its natural state to land it where it’s at today at a highly-concentrated EPA and DHA. So, what we do differently is that we return that to its more natural triglyceride state so we can go through all the processing that’s required to make sure that that fish oil is fresh, pure, that it doesn’t have contaminants, that its levels of EPA and DHA, which are the omega-3s you want, are at the highest level possible so you get the best impact for the money you spend and for the pills you take, and then we use enzymes to put it back into its natural, triglyceride form.

And so, that means that it’s in the same state that exists in the fish, it’s in the same state that it exists in your body, so you have better absorption, so your cells recognize it exactly as they should, so that it’s even more stable. So, at the end of the day, you’re getting the omega-3 you want at the potency you want it, the purity you want, the freshness and, of course, also the bioavailability so you can actually benefit from it. So, it’s like taking something, cleansing it, purifying it and then making sure, again, that it’s in the absolutely most bioavailable state.”

Kelly: “Which is imperative, especially for me and my family, and I know for Cary and his family is, we want the best. We want to give our family the best and one of the things that we are sticklers about on this show is source and sustainability. I mean, that is a big deal for us on Forever Young, not only for the environmental footprint that we want to leave for our generations to come in our family, but to know that we’re using a good-quality product out there and that it’s responsibly and it’s that of quality. And I know that’s a big deal for you guys at NutriGold as well. So, tell us a little bit more about when it comes to source and sustainability.”

Bottles of NutriGold Krill, Double Strength,  Triple Strength, and Omega-3 with CoQ10 and D3Gold fish oils

Corinna: “Yeah, you know, at every stage in our manufacturing, we’re always looking at what we can do to improve our sourcing, and that means that we will let a really top-selling product go out-of-stock just because we’re waiting for the right source to become available. So, it isn’t only that we’re in this business to make profits and provide our products to a community. We’re here to do it right, and that commitment extends to our fish oils. So, what we do is we source exclusively from the United States which means that we’re supporting United States commerce. We’re supporting United States fishermen off the coast of Alaska where they fish for our Alaskan pollock.

That Alaskan pollock is used for primary consumption by people, and then we take the things like the liver and the skins and everything else that’s leftover and we extract the oil from that. All of that processing happens in the United States as well, so everything that we’re doing is on our soil. And that means that we impact our local businesses. That means that we are not paying for shipping product from Peru to Norway to China to wherever to encapsulate and bottle the products. Everything’s happening on U.S. soil. So, that benefits our economy but it also provides us with the economies of scale so we’re able to produce a product without these extraneous expenses or extraneous lead times, that then have to trickle down into your pocket, right?

So, we’re able to produce something that has the absolute best from a sourcing perspective but is also from a sustainable source that is Marine Stewardship Council certified off the coast of Alaska. And that Marine Stewardship Council? They’re a UK-based, third-party organization. They don’t answer to anyone. They certify based on what they see in the health of the oceans. And they are there to back us up and essentially say, “Look for that blue seal on the label, and you’ll be assured that you’re getting your fish oil from a sustainable source. You’ll be assured that the fish meat you buy from your fish counter at your local grocery store is from a sustainable source IF you see that blue Marine Stewardship Council certified label.” So, it just means that you have the further assurance, not from just what we say but from the third parties that we affiliate with, that our products are responsibly sourced.”

Cary: “I’m very impressed with the whole sustainability aspect of NutriGold, but I want to ask you another thing in terms of what you do then after you catch the fish, you know. If you get a fresh fish, it doesn’t smell like fishy, you know, but everyone knows if you wait around for a while then it starts to decompose, as it were, because the oils, the fats, they’re highly polyunsaturated. What’s the process between the time that you catch the fish and the time that you process it to make sure that you don’t have any degradation of those essential fats?”

Corinna: “Well really, you have to think about all the leaps and bounds that have been made in technology and just in process improvement over the course of the last decade in the fish world. Really, everyone has become so much more efficient because they’re looking to ensure that the end product in an oil that would be traditionally a byproduct but is now considered more of a co-product. It’s something that they’re producing at the same time that they’re filleting the fish, essentially, to ensure, again, that consumer compliance is good, that people don’t have fishy repeat or burping and that the freshness of the oil is always preserved and in tact.

But there’s one more element that people don’t really know. They think of something like Alaskan pollock and they might think of fish and chips, but they might not think of cod. And cod is something that is very closely tied to Alaskan pollock, right? The cod fish stores most of their fat in their liver. The same is true of Alaskan pollock. They are a cod species. So, this means that you’ve got this natural bladder, essentially, already within the fish that is containing a bulk of that oil and ensuring that it remains fresh while it is transported and then, of course, extracted.

So, it’s almost like we’ve got these inbound sort of protections in place at the same time. But traditionally, when fish are caught off the coast of Alaska, they’re put immediately into cold storage. When they come to shore, they're immediately processed, and oil is extracted from the pieces that are remaining from fish filleting at that same time. So, you have a very tight control in time and processing which means that the fish that you get on your table is going to be as fresh and tasty and tasteless as possible, right? Because Alaskan pollock, like cod, doesn’t have a lot of flavor to it. It’s kind of this dense, white fish that has, well heck, it’s used in fish and chips for the most part, you know? [laugh] People love that fish for the fact that they can often get their children to consume it, right?”

Cold and icy Alaska shore where pollock used for NutriGold's Omega-3 thrive

Kelly: “Exactly, exactly.”

Corinna: “It’s one of the things that is a hallmark of it, and our attention to detail is always going to mean that we verify, verify, verify the freshness of a product before we encapsulate it. You can go to IFOS, which is the International Fish Oil Standards, website and search for any of our products and see the third-party test results that prove the freshness, the purity, and the potency of that product. It’s a five star qualified brand. We get all five stars. We put the proof in the pudding, and you’ll find the IFOS seal on our fish oil product labels.”

Kelly: “Excellent. We’re going to run out to a break, listeners, but before we do that I want you to know if you’re sitting there and you’re spending a little time, visit this website: NutriGold.com. You can learn more about what we’re discussing today, and make sure you check them out on social media @NutriGoldUSA. I find some really good information, some really good articles that they’re sharing via that social media sites that they have, and they’re also available at independent health food stores and online. Again, that’s NutriGold omega-3s . We’ve added all this information to our Weekly Highlights page at https://www.foreveryoungradio.com/highlight-page. We’ll be right back after the break.”

(Music and commercial break)

Cary: “Welcome back to Forever Young. I’m Cary Nosler along with Kelly Cappasola, and we are talking fish oil today with Corinna Bellizzi, VP of education at NutriGold. And I think, Corinna, from what you’ve said, I guess part of the advances or the technology that’s employed today to make sure that fish oil is fresh is what they call pharmaceutical grade omega-3, and you have several pharmaceutical grade omega-3 products: the liquid Pure Fish Oil, the Double Strength Fish Oil, the Triple Strength Fish Oil. Give us a little background on each of these, and again, the value of pharmaceutical grade.”

Corinna: “Well, the reality is again, that that terminology is one that people have really glommed onto as doctors have begun really to recommend omega-3 fish oils for daily use, and what it really does mean is an adherence to quality standards. So, every time that you look at our products, you can trust that you’re going to have consistency from lot to lot, from bottle to bottle that you consume. If you commit to taking our Triple Strength product, that quality isn’t going to falter, right? So you can just be assured that every day you’re getting that same highly potent, highly qualified, highly purified, and engaging product.

Secondarily to that, it’s just important to note that strength is something people are concerned with. They hear from their doctors, “Oh, I’m told I should take a gram of fish oil a day,” and one gram, to them, could mean one capsule of any old fish oil. It could be a standard what they call 18/12 oil in which the fish would only supply about 300 milligrams of EPA and DHA, and what their doctor means when they say a gram of fish oil is generally a gram of EPA and DHA.

But the consumer doesn’t necessarily know that. So, when you look at something like our Pure Fish Oil, the liquid, or our Double Strength or our Triple Strength Fish Oils, you’re going to be able to see that in a single soft gel, with our Triple Strength for example, you’ll be able to get a full gram of omega-3s EPA and DHA in a single soft gel. So, when your doctor tells you to take on pill, that would literally be it, right? One pill [laugh].”

Kelly: “Right, right.”

Corinna: “So, you know you really have to think about those general recommendations that people do get in their day-to-day. They go to pharmacist, they say, “Well, what fish oil should I be taking?” The pharmacist isn’t going to know all the background. So, when you see that, again, all these third-party certifications exist on the label, you can be a little bit more assured. When you look at our liquid fish oil, it is so tasteless. It is mildly flavored with a little bit of lemon.

It’s easy to consume on a daily basis. It’s something that could be added to your child’s yogurt, given to them on a spoon. So, you can dose yourself, your child, however you see fit. Capsules make an easier portable solution and, again, give you a high level of EPA and DHA. So, with the Double Strength Fish Oil you’d have 1400 milligrams of EPA and DHA in just two softgels. With the Triple Strength you get 2100 milligrams of EPA and DHA in two softgels. So, really is a highly potent and purified product that enables you to get what you need everyday without much trouble and with ease.”

Local Alaska fisherman standing on boat dock

Cary: “Do you have to take any extra precaution with the pure fish oil? I like the liquid, but when you’re opening it up all the time, is there any problem there in terms of keeping it stable?”

Corinna: “You know, I mean, you’re really taking about half a teaspoon to a teaspoon a day depending on how much you’re looking at consuming. It should be absolutely fine in your refrigerator for the entirety of the time it would take you to consume it. A really good test though is just pour a little in your spoon and if what’s on your spoon smells like it’s turning fishy, then it’s probably started to turn on you. That will happen with any oil. And some of us, let’s be honest, are not great about taking our omega-3s everyday. It might sit in the fridge. We might think we’re taking it everyday. We might take it one in three. [laugh]”

Kelly: “Yeah, yeah, exactly, and that’s incorporating in other things. I mean, I started taking the Triple Strength Fish Oil from NutriGold, the omega-3 Gold, and it’s clean, there's no repeat, there’s no aftertaste, but then what I’m also doing is since that pure fish oil has the lemon essence to it, I mix it up and I put it on like a nice mixed green salad. So, it’s another really good shortcut where half the time I’m doing it and I tell my nephews, or I tell my son Niles, to have some of the salad, they don’t even know.

So, it’s a wonderful way to do a test like that because you’re being able to sneak it in a little bit to make sure they get their omega-3s that some of them gripe about it they’re going to complain, but when you sneak it in, I think that’s a wonderful way to do it. It’s also great to get that Pure Fish Oil from NutriGOld into a smoothie to sneak in a little bit as well, but not all of our kids or nieces and nephews can be as wonderful as your young son who’s been taking it from a young age in the womb, so, and he is one of the healthiest overachievers I have ever met in my life at two-years-old, about to be three.”

Corinna: “Yeah, so I mean, really it is just, you know, whatever works for you, but what I find is that I’ll just give it to my son when I’m cooking dinner, and he’ll be in the kitchen helping me and I’ll just, you know, lean over and say, “Do you want your fish oil?” And he says, “Yeah!” He’s just excited about it. [laugh] I’ll get a spoon, give him a little bit, it’s part of his evening treat as we prepare our meal. And I know we’re coming up on Thanksgiving here right?”

Kelly: “Right.”

Corinna: “So, people are thinking about that. Might be a little wary about how much calorie consumption that they have coming into their daily diet, and what I would say to you is you really don’t have to worry about the omega-3s. Omega-3s will actually help improve your satiety so you don't overeat, and that’s not just Thanksgiving. That’s all the holidays. So, really, you know, any time you have a big celebration coming up, think about that. Take a little bit of omega-3. You’re less likely to over-indulge. [laugh]”

Kelly: “Yeah, for sure, and I think everybody’s over-indulging in the holidays and it gets people to a point where they’re like, “How did I pick up seven pounds in fruit cakes?” And that’s why we’re going to these tables at these events, and we’re grazing and eating more than we should. And you know, Cary and I did a great show a couple weeks ago. Have a little something to eat before you go. Have something that’s of quality, you know, following the 80/20 rule of good nutrition and dark leafy greens, a good amount of balanced protein, and then when you go to these holiday parties, you’re not drinking out of the chocolate fondue bucket in front of everybody after a couple of cocktails.

So, we want to make sure that we’re giving our self everything that we need to do in providing us the healthy alternatives and the nutrients that we need to put in. Now, one of the things that I’m really impressed about, because I have a family history of allergies and allergens when it comes to certain ingredients, and a lot of people out there do, and that’s why I love the NutriGold products because they are free of certain allergens. Even the FDA doesn’t require that supplements be tested for allergens or include allergen warnings on the label, but, you know, you take consumer health really seriously a NutriGold, as we do on the show. So, what are some of the ingredients that are not included in your line of products?”

Corinna: “Well, I’d like to just start by talking a moment about Priya Kahn’s commitments to the end user. I mean, as she says on the day-to-day. She’s our founder and CEO. She really created this company through a need that she encountered when she felt like she couldn’t trust the prenatal multivitamins that she found in natural health food stores. She felt like she was being misled because things said they were food-based, but they weren’t really from food.

They were from USP vitamins and things along those lines. So, her commitment very early on was to always make sure that she would first do no harm. And that secondarily that she would produce products that she could feel confident to give to those that were closest to her: her mother, her sister, her children and her husband. And so, in doing that, her standards and ethics have really kind of led every decision we’ve made as an organization. Every single product that we produce is subject to a battery of more than 140 tests to verify things like free of contaminants, pesticides, synthetic or unintended carrier nutrients that may have been introduced at some point earlier in processing that we weren’t involved in.

So, we essentially verify, verify, and re-verify [laugh] that our products do not contain common allergens, that they are safe for end users and, you know, that we aren’t introducing potential irritants at any stage in our manufacturing without clear visibility. This is taking every GMP standard and bringing it to a much higher level that is much more conscious of the end product.

So, I think, you know, a lot of companies say that you can trust their products, but what I say when I look at our labeling is that you can trust that what’s on the label is in the bottle and not a thing more. So, we clearly label every single thing that is in our products. We’ll tell you what’s in it, and we’ll tell you what is not. And so, that, I think, earns the trust of consumers for the years to come. It’s our commitment to them, and it's our commitment to ourselves and our communities.”

Cold Alaskan bay with single sustainable fishing boat

Kelly: “I think that gives people confidence in it because, I know when we come back from break, we have to run out. We’re going to talk about quality over quantity, which is a massive discussion in our omega-3 conversion today. You briefly brought it up a little bit about when doctors make a recommendation. Some of them, perhaps, will just go to a big box store and they’ll see a jar of omega-3s for six bucks and they think that they’re following the recommendations of what their doctor encouraged them to do. We really need to talk about that when we come back from break. We have to run out, but listeners, please go and check out our website. That’s foreveryoungradio.com.

On there, you can find our Weekly Highlight page. It goes into a lot more information about what we’re discussing today, but I’d like to point out that you can find the NutriGold omega-3s at independent health food stores and online. And you can visit NutriGold's website to learn more. And as I mentioned earlier, please check them out on social media because it’s a wonderful place to get additional information, and they always have fun little contests going on as well.

So, it can encourage you to not only check out the products but potentially get yourself involved in something where you could win something eventually. So, that’s a wonderful thing, the gift that keeps on giving when we talk about health. We’ll be right back after the break to discuss more on omega-3s, especially with a highlight on quality over quantity so don’t touch that dial. We’ll be right back.”

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Cary: “Welcome back to Forever Young. Cary Nosler here and Kelly Cappasola, and we are talking with Corinna Bellizzi today about omega-3s and specifically NutriGold and understanding just the difference between quality and quantity. Just to reiterate, Corinna, you did mention that when your doctor recommends a gram of fish oil omega-3s, he’s talking about a gram of EPA and DHA, not a capsule that might contain, you know 70%, oil and just a little bit of EPA. It’s important to know, as you said, just what’s on the label and to understand that you’re getting exactly what you need and what we should be looking for then when we are buying an omega-3 product.”

Corinna: “Right, so there’s an internationally agreed upon standard by GOED which is The Global Organization of EPA and DHA. Their website is goedomega3.com, and you can look there for a resource. But what they like to say is that general consumers should be getting at minimum 500 milligrams of EPA and DHA every single day. Now, that’s just the lay population, and of course recommendations go upwards from there. So, generally speaking, if you’re talking to a doctor, they might tell you to take one or two or three grams a day of EPA and DHA depending on what you’re trying to achieve.

If you’re looking at specific research studies and what have been used in those research studies, it’s to support things like cardiovascular health and eye health and brain health, then you might take more. Just to give you an idea though, if you eat four-ounce can of sardines, you’re already getting two grams of EPA and DHA. So, common food sources if you were to consume these things on a daily basis that have high levels of omega-3, you' re going to be getting about that. so it perfectly safe consume what commonly in food. people can feel confident taking two grams of EPA and DHA a single day without having any worry whatsoever too much right incredibly hard get omega-3 your daily diet.

Kelly: “Yeah, and most people need to eat fish two to three times a week, and even if we start out with good intention, the majority of the population is not doing that so we really need to make sure that we’re supplementing with a really good-quality product which is what we’re talking about today in the form of NutriGold and their omega-3 line, but I want to really get to this before we run out of time because this is an issue that I’ve had a discussion with with many, many listener. Over the course of the last sixteen years, we’ve been talking about the benefits of omega-3s on this show, and it’s quality over quantity.

If you go to the store and you buy a fish oil and it’s six bucks and you take the lid off and you have a very, very strong aroma of almost rancidity, or rancid fish, that is not a good-quality product. And as we talk about the benefits of omega-3s and all of the great things that can come along with it from research from all the great research on PubMed and many, many other outlets, you know, rancidity causes inflammatory issues. When a lot of people are taking omega-3s to balance out the inflammation they have within the body and this does the opposite when you’re not taking a quality, then this is what happens. Consumers say, “I bought this bottle of fish oil. It wasn’t the best quality.

It made me feel worse. Omega 3-s don’t work,” and there’s nothing more that, to Cary and I, that disappoints us more than that because when we’re recommending something, or recommending a product, we’re recommending it because we’ve done the research. We’re letting you know that this is the best of the best, and that’s why it’s made the light of day on this program. We only talk about things we take on this show our self and that we’ve done and ran the companies through the gamut. And its important to us. S, do you get that question a lot, Corinna? I know that you have been educating on omega-3s for, gosh, a very, very long time, but do you often get that question about quality over quantity?”

Corinna: “Absolutely, Kelly. I mean, the reality is if you’re going to a big box store and buying a 360 capsule-count jar of one milligram fish oil softgels that contain a few hundred milligrams of EPA and DHA in each softgel and you've spent seven dollars to do it, that is probably a waste of seven dollars. You’re much more likely to be burping it all day long after consuming it. You’re much more likely to have to hurry to the bathroom because your body’s essentially working to reject it anyway it can, you know, that can turn people away from a category that would otherwise help them attain their best possible health. So, omega-3s are absolutely something that every consumer should think about taking every day along with something like a really high-quality multivitamin, maybe some greens, make sure they get that in their diet, right? [laugh]

Kelly: “Yeah, yeah.”

Corinna: “So really, you know, we want to be doing a service for them. We want to be making sure that they’re getting the best possible effect from anything that they supplement with because, really, a supplement is there to supplement your diet, and if you’re spending money on something that’s low quality, it’s wasted money.”

Kelly: “The most expensive vitamin is the vitamin that doesn’t work. It is true to the T, and that’s why research traceability sustainability all those things matter so importantly to not only our own health but to the health of our families.”

Cary: “When you’re talking about quality, and I look at their website for NutriGold, you were very adamant about Non-GMO as are a lot of consumers out there today, so talk a bit about that and your commitment to that kind of quality information and quality product.”

Corinna: “Yeah, we have over 65 products that are currently verified by the Non-GMO project which is a industry-leading and well0-known certifying agency that has really the Non-GMO effort in the United States. All of our products are Non-GMO third-party true additional testing so we verify every step of the way that, again, we’re not introducing things that could be a problem whether it be ethically, or with regard to what it might do for consumers’ health. I had ch /// the most expensive product is the one that doesn’t work. I would say the most expensive product is the one that works against you and if you’re taking a poor quality fish oil, that product can work against you.

If you visit our NutriGold website, or follow us on social media @NutriGoldUSA is our handle on most platforms, you’ll find that there’s consistent conversation around organic, around USDA, around responsible sourcing around the globe and around the kind of nutrients that we’re working really hard to extract from food and put into our other vitamins and mineral products so that we’re giving a source for things that are as close to nature so your body can absorb it so that you can have and attain your absolute best health everyday.”

Kelly: “That’s so powerful and you’re not just doing it with your omega-3s you also have a wonderful standout line of additive-free products. I mean, listen, I’m loving your vitamin D3 not only is it the size of a tictac which is fantastic for me because I don’t like super large pills and I think a lot of people out there don’t but I take two and I’m getting a healthy dose of vitamin D3 we know that the holidays are entering we know that the colder months are entering and often people can be affected by SAD, seasonal affective disorder, because of that lack of sunshine, and omega-3s are so important to help people navigate through that.

Adding in some omega-3s and some vitamin D3 is a really wonderful foundation to be able to support the body to deal with that lack of sunlight. I mean, am I the only one freaking out that by 5:15 it’s dark? I don’t even know what time it is half the time until I get used to the sun change. I’m like, “Is it 9:30?” They’re like, “It’s 6:15.”

Corinna: “I totally agree and Kelly I’m surprised you haven’t asked me yet which product I take or which products I take from NutriGold.”

Kelly: “Well, tell me. I want to know.”

Corinna: “My favorite, I’m thirty-seven weeks pregnant right now, so I am working to support that growing child as well. I know in the third trimester he needs a lot more DHA to make sure his brain is growing and that he is flourished on the moment of exit, so I am taking our Triple Strength omega 3 which is our highest potency product that we produce but I have found a love in this product we called Omega 3 + CoQ10 + D3 because I get all three things in one, and COQ10 is so helpful also for prenatal health.

So, I take that supplementarily to the Triple Strength and then of course I’m taking our Prenatal Gold everyday which is a whole food extracted, you know, multivitamin product that’s Non-GMO project verified and it’s just got everything in it that you could possibly want so those three products are my daily regimen at this point in time and I’m still feeling great and going strong at thirty-seven weeks. Many women stop working by now.”

Kelly: “Yeah, for sure. Not you! We’ve known you too long to think that that would be you, but I’ll tell you, we’re really grateful for the time we spent today I want our listeners to really spend a little bit of time at the website learning more because there’s so many different quality products and time that you have put into the formulation to make sure not only is it a good quality product but that it’s affordable, and that’s important to Cary and I because a lot of the times you know somebody will say, like, “Ours is the best,” and we’ll do the research and we’re like, “You’re really not,” and you’re, like, triple the amount of money and just can't afford that so what you’ve been able to all-in-one not only provide a great line together that's such quality and free from a lot of things that people don’t want to be ingesting anymore but it is affordable for consumers so you can find the NutriGold omega-3s at independent health food stores and online again go to the NutriGold website, and don’t forget to connect with them on social media. We are out of time today.

Cary and I really appreciate you, Corinna, for coming on. We know that next time you talk to us you will be a mother of two instead of one and we’re really, really excited about that. So, take care of yourself out there keep us posted, and listeners if at any point in the show you were not able to write down this information down, it will be at our Weekly Highlight page for the next week at the Forever Young website. Take care of yourself and we’ll catch you next time.”

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