Hello. I currently take oil capsules, 3/day. I also try to eat a high fiber diet. I eat lots of oatmeal, beans, and usually a serving of metamucil every day (but admittedly not enough fruits/vegetables---but I'm working on it!). My concern is how/when best to take my fish oils as my understanding is that fiber significantly reduces their absorption. In addition, the directions are to take the fish oils with a meal. For better or worse, however, most of my meals are high fiber.
How/when is it best to take the fish oil? How long, for example, should I wait to take them after a breakfast of oatmeal, beans and eggs or a serving of metamucil to ensure optimal absorption? I also prefer not to take them too late in the day as it interferes with my sleep. Thanks for your help.
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