Omega-3 Essentials at a glance*
- 500 EPA / 250 DHA (2:1 ratio)
- 750 mg of Omega 3’s per 1000 mg capsule
- Molecularly Distilled
- Enteric coated to prevent fishy taste
Omega 3 Essentials
Oils for Health
Purified Fish Oil
Omega-3 Essentials is a high quality, concentrated form of essential omega-3 oils called EPA and DHA (from cold water ocean fish). These oils are designed to support an epidemic American deficiency that has major health consequences.
Crucial to form healthy cell membranes in every cell of your body, your cells (heart cells, brain cells, artery cells, etc) cannot function normally without them.
Research on Omega-3 fish oil has shown many potential health benefits, including:*
Increase fat burning and metabolic rate and help to build muscle
Adiponectin increase lowers inflammation, raise insulin sensitivity (1.8 g or 3 caps/d)
- High Blood Pressure
May Lower Blood Pressure(estimated decrease is 5.5 mm with >3 g/day or 4+caps/d)
- Diabetes and Pre-diabetes
May lower heart disease risk, improves insulin resistance
- Heart disease
May lower cardiovascular events by 19% to 45% (1/4 to 2 g/d or 1-3 caps/day)
- Arrhythmias Reduced
Atrial fibrillation risk lower by 54% (1.7 g/d or 3 caps/day)
- Sudden Death
Sudden cardiac death risk may be up to 90% lower (0.5 to 1.0 g/day or 1-2 caps/d)
- High Cholesterol
May lower VLDL (bad cholesterol), raises HDL2 (good cholesterol)
- High Triglycerides
May lowers by 30-50%, even when added to statins (3-4 g/d or 4-6 caps/d)
- Atherosclerosis of Arteries
May stabilize plaque, decreasing risk of heart attacks and strokes
- Stroke Risk
May lower risk of common strokes, slightly raises risk of hemorrhagic stroke
Associated with improved mood (1 g/d), including during pregnancy (2.8 g/d)
Associated with a 24% lower colorectal cancer risk, may also slow cancer growth
- Inflammatory Conditions
May improve Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s, and psoriasis (2,700 to 6,000 mg/d, or 4-8 capsules per day)
- Allergic Conditions
Asthma, eczema, allergies may improve
- Rapid Weight Loss
May help prevent associated gallstones and hair loss
May lower Alzheimer’s risk (1,750 mg/d or 3 capsules/day, 70% less risk) or improve Alzheimer’s
- Attention Deficit Disorder
Research shows improvements with Omega-3 oils
Choosing an Omega-3 Supplement
For thousands of years humans obtained these omega-3’s from wild venison, native grains and nuts. That has all changed. Our American foods typically do not contain any of these omega-3 oils so crucial to optimum health. Our oceans have become a world wide dump for chemical pollutants that can concentrate in fish. A purified, concentrated form of fish oil is therefore crucial to avoid mercury, PCB’s and DDT.
Omega-3 Essentials has been purified and is free of these ocean contaminants and is concentrated to provide a full 750 mg of EPA and DHA oils per single capsule. Most brands (unconcentrated) contain 320 mg or less, are unpurified, contain excessive saturated fats, have an unpleasant aftertaste and odor, and are undesirable for health purposes.
What does EPA, DHA and ALA mean?
These are abbreviations for the longer chemical names, EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), DHA (docosahexanoic acid) and ALA (alpha-linolenic acid). These are all essential “fatty acids” that cannot be synthesized by animals and must be obtained in the diet or through supplements.
Why is the high purification of fish oil and doubling the concentration of (EPA and DHA) so important?
Many fish oil supplements are unconcentrated. It is less expensive to make unconcentrated, unpurified fish oil. Choose medical quality, concentrated, purified versions only. Any small price difference is offset by reducing your intake of extra fat calories and potential contaminants that you do not want to consume. By taking concentrated, purified Omega-3 Essentials you may take less than half the number of capsules otherwise needed. The enteric coating of our high quality product will increase tolerability and prevent “fishy burps”. All fish and flax oils are not alike. Use concentrated, pure products for maximum benefit and safety.
Suggested Usage: As a dietary supplement, take 1 softgel 1 to 2 times daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare provider.
Supportive but not conclusive research shows that consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
Precautions & Safety
The 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 such as PCBs, dioxins, mercury and other heavy metals.
Those who experience nausea or reflux from other fish oils should find this enteric coated, odor controlled softgel easier to tolerate.
Those on Coumadin or aspirin should take fish oil under medical supervision only.
Do Not Eat Freshness Packet. Keep in Bottle.
Store in a cool, dry place.
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