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Super EPA Double Strength - 120 Softgels
 
  • Molecularly Distilled
  • Cardiovascular Support
  • Double Strength
  • 360 EPA / 240 DHA
  • Cholesterol-Free

The Natural Fish Oil Concentrate used in this softgel is manufactured under strict quality control standards.  It is tested to be free of potentially harmful levels of contaminants (i.e. mercury, heavy metals, PCB's, dioxins, and other contaminants. 


Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids, including eicosapentaenic acid (EPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA), found in fish, and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), which is found in plants. Unlike the saturated fats in foods like butter and meat, which can raise levels of unhealthy (LDL) cholesterol, polyunsaturated fats are healthier because they help lower cholesterol levels and reduce inflammation throughout the body. EPA and DHA are called essential fatty acids because the body doesn't produce them, and that is why it's important to get omega-3 fatty acids from food or from supplements.

Omega-3 fatty acids protect your cardiovascular system in a number of ways.  They help to lower levels of cholesterol that can build up in your arteries and form plaques that increase your risk for a heart attack or stroke. They reduce levels of unhealthy fats called triglycerides in the blood significantly. High levels of triglycerides have been linked to an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. They decrease the risk of abnormal heartbeats, or arrhythmias, which can lead to sudden death. Omega-3's help prevent blood clots from forming. Clots that break off and block a coronary artery to the heart can cause a heart attack. Clots that block the flow of blood to the brain can lead to a stroke, and can lower blood pressure, another risk factor. They reduce inflammation in the body, which helps prevent the blockage arteries from becoming blocked and prevent the re-narrowing of coronary arteries.

Studies are finding that the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish are essential for brain health, The importance of these fatty acids becomes most obvious when they're lacking, as those who don't get enough omega-3s in their diet face an increased risk of developing brain conditions such as dementia, depression, attention-deficit disorder, dyslexia and schizophrenia. Research is finding that omega-3 fatty acids have several brain-boosting benefits. They improve learning and memory. In studies, children who received omega-3 fatty acid supplements did better in school, scored higher on tests of learning and memory, and had fewer behavioral problems than their peers who didn't get the supplement. Omega's protect against depression, other mood disorders, and schizophrenia, and improve mood in people who already have depression and fight age-related cognitive decline due to dementia.

For families who want to have children, The benefits of omega-3s can begin before birth. DHA is passed to the fetus from the mother across the placenta, and it's found naturally in breast milk. Babies need DHA especially during the first two years of life for their brains to develop properly. One study found that babies who were born to mothers with higher blood levels of DHA scored higher on tests of attention and learning than those whose mothers had lower DHA levels. Another study found that children of mothers who took fish oil supplements during pregnancy had higher IQs than those whose mothers took a placebo.  Your brain is mostly made up of water and fat (DHA), so it makes a lot of sence to drink a lot of water and take fish oil.

One of the many benefits of omega-3 fatty acids is their ability to reduce inflammation throughout the body. Researchers have discovered that not only do omega-3s help fight inflammation, but that once inside the body, they're converted into even more potent anti-inflammatory compounds like resolvins. A few studies have found that taking fish oil supplements every day can reduce morning stiffness, and the number of swollen joints in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Some patients who took omega-3 fatty acids were even able to reduce or stop the use of arthritis medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and corticosteroids. In the studies, participants needed to take omega-3 fatty acids for three months to see an improvement, but the benefits increased the longer people took them.

Omega-3 is really important for healthy skin and hair. If you're experiencing dry, scaly skin, try taking fish oil. Omega-3 fatty acids- especially EPA- are essential for healthy skin and hair. EPA helps regulate oil production in your skin, so having plenty of this essential fatty acid in your body keeps your skin hydrated and prevents it from drying and flaking. Because of their anti-inflammatory properties, omega-3s can also help relieve skin conditions like rosacea, psoriasis, and eczema. Omega-3s are even good for the skin on top of your head. Without enough of these nutrients, your scalp can start to get dry and flaky, and your hair can lose its luster. And don't forget about your pets- you can also use it on your dog or cat. Omega-3s are often given to pets to improve the health of their skin and coat.

Omega-3 is an essential fatty acid, and that means we can not make it, but need to consume it to be healthy.  Dr Dean Ornish has said that it is the single most important thing you can do for your health, and most everyone including Dr OZ highly recommend it.

 


 
Nutrition Info
 
 
Serving Size: 2 Softgels - Servings Per Container: 60
 
 Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories  20    
Calories from Fat  18    
Total Fat  2 g   4%* 
Trans Fat  0 g   † 
Polyunsaturated Fat  1.3 g   † 
Cholesterol  0 mg   0%* 
Protein  0.5 g   1%* 
Vitamin E (as natural d-alpha Tocopherol)  4 IU   15% 
Natural Fish Oil Concentrate  2.0 g (2,000 mg)    
Omega-3 Fatty Acids  1.2 g (1,200 mg)   † 
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)  720 mg   † 
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)  480 mg   † 
 
 




 
Details
Serving Size: 2 Softgels
 
Servings Per Container:  60

Suggested Usage: As a dietary supplement, take 2 softgels 1 to 2 times daily, preferably with meals.  Consider taking this product in combination with NOW® CoQ10 and True-E BioComplex™.

Other Ingredients:  Softgel Capsule (gelatin, clycerin, water).  Contains fish (sardines, anchovies, mackerel) and soy derivatives.
 
Contains no: sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, milk, egg, shellfish or preservatives.

 

 
 
 
 

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