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Reference Sheet for Nutrition Experts June 12 2014

A study of the preventable causes of death in the USA published in 2009, estimated that the number of deaths caused by the insufficient levels of the dietary Omega-3 intake were around 84,0001    Long Chain PolyunsaturatedOmega-3 Fatty Acids: EPA and DHA  Quick Reference Guide for Nutrition Experts     Understanding Long Chain Polyunsaturated Omega-3 acids (LCPUW3) EPA and DHA  Omega-3 fatty acids are chains of Carbon atoms with the...

About sustainable fishing May 31 2013

Q. Your product description says that fish comes from sustainable fishing practices. What does it mean?    A. All fish used for the Omega3HealthEliteTM is caught in the Alaskan waters of the USA in the environmentally sustainable process. It means that the fisheries are managed through a holistic approach that assesses and minimizes impact on the entire Bering sea ecosystem. To ensure this sustainable approach, the fisheries are adhering to...

What are EPA and DHA March 21 2013

EPA and DHA belong to the group of nutrients knows as polyunsaturated Omega-3 fatty acids. EPA and DHA long-chain Omega-3 acids or marine origin, and they are essential nutrients in our diet.  EPA stands for eicosapentaenoic acid (20:5(n-3)). EPA is an important structural component of every single cell in our bodies. In addition to this structural role, EPA also carries out some critical functions in the body.  DHA stands for...

Top 10 books about Omega-3 October 04 2012

If you would like to learn more in-depth information about fish oil and Omega-3, we compiled a list of top 10 books about fish oil and Omega-3 fatty acids. Most of these books are available on amazon.com.  Please note that we are not affiliated with any of the authors, publishers, or sellers of these books - Omega-3 Handbook by Gretchen K Vannice (Sep 2011) The Ultimate Omega-3 Diet: Maximize the...

Omega3HealthElite Storage September 09 2012

Q: Are there any special storage requirements? A: Omega3HealthEliteTM is a natural product, and it will oxidize if left in the sunlight and/or in warmth. The product must be stored in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight. We also recommend that you refrigerate the bottle after opening. 

Recommended Dose September 07 2012

Q: How many Omega3HealthEliteTM softgels should I take per day? A: 1 softgel of Omega3HealthEliteTM provides a minimum of 700 mg total Omega-3 acids, including minimum 400 mg of EPA and 200 mg of DHA. We recommend a 2-softgel serving that will provide a minimum of 1,400 mg total Omega-3 acids, including 800 mg of EPA and 400 mg of DHA. A bottle of Omega3HealthEliteTM provides a 45 day supply...

EPA to DHA Ratio Recommendation September 07 2012

Q: What is the best ratio of EPA to DHA in an Omega-3 supplement? A: Both EPA and DHA are critical to the functioning of our bodies. Both can be said to be essential nutrients; that means that we must consume them because our bodies won’t make them*. Both marine fatty acids EPA and DHA have some overlapping and some unique roles. DHA has more of a structural role as...

Vegetarian information July 09 2012

Q: Is Omega3HealthEliteTM vegan or vegetarian? A: This Omega-3 product is made of fish and encapsulated in the soft gelatin capsule that contains bovine gelatin. We do not offer a vegan/vegetarian Omega-3 product. If you are looking for one, consider supplements based on Flax oil, which contains Alpha-Linolenic acid, an Omega-3 acid that is a pre-cursor to EPA and DHA, and DHA supplements derived from micro-algae.

Enteric Coating July 09 2012

Q: Is Omega3HealthEliteTM enteric coated? A: An enteric coating is a special coating applied to a tablet or capsule of oral medication or dietary supplement; it controls the location in the digestive system where the tablet or capsule disintegrates and the medication is absorbed. Enteric means "within the intestine", therefore enteric coating prevents disintegration and absorption before the supplement reaches the intestine.  Fish oil that is highly oxidized, in other words - not fresh, results in...

Omega-3 Acids in the Omega3HealthElite July 09 2012

In nature, there are 11 different polyunsaturated Omega-3 fatty acids present in different quantities in different food groups. To date, most of the medical research has focused on the two stars of the Omega-3 family that have demonstrated health benefits: EPA and DHA acids. A rising body of evidence also suggests that DPA and ALA my be very beneficial. Omega3HealthEliteTM contains 8 Omega-3 acids. The complete list is shown below;...
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