Each soft gelatin capsule contains:
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids
|(Provides 270mg EPA acid and 180mg DHA)
Health Benefits of Mega Omega
When it comes to fat, there's one type you don't want to cut back on: omega-3 fatty acids.
Two crucial ones:
EPA and DHA
- are primarily found in certain fish. Not only does your body need these fatty acids to function, but also they deliver some big health benefits.
Numerous trials have shown that omega-3 fatty acids consumption decrease the risk of major cardiovascular problems, such as myocardial infarction, sudden cardiac death, coronary heart disease. The American Heart Association recommends 500mg/day omega-3 fatty acids for individuals without underlying CV disease & at least 800-1000mg/day for individuals with known coronary heart disease
Potential EPA & DHA effects
Pregnancy & Lactation:
- Reduces harmful triglycerides & free fatty acids
- Vasodilation, decrease blood pressure
- Decreases platelet aggregation
- Reduce atherosclerosis
DHA in omega-3 fatty acids appears to be important for visual and neurological development in infants. High dose omega-3 fatty acids also reduce chances of pre-eclampsia & pre-term term delivery. Studies show that women with more omega-3 fatty acids && less omega-6 fatty acids in their diets delivered babies that were heavier & hand longer gestations, both beneficial to the baby's health
Omega-3 fatty acids controls pro-inflammatory mediators (PGE2 & LTB4), Cytokines (IL-1 & TNF-α. Thereby, reduces inflammation & improves immunity in arthritis
High dose omega-3 fatty acids are also very effective in skin disorders including psoriasis, eczema &acne vulagaris. Omega-3 reduces inflammation, erythema, scaling & itching.
Some researchers have found that cultures that eat foods with high levels of omega-3s have lower levels ofdepression. Fish oil also seems to boost the effects ofantidepressants and may help the depressive symptoms of bipolar disorder.