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Research Indicates That Omega-3 Fatty Acids Are Essential To Support Optimum Health and Well-being.*
With today’s busy lifestyles, many diets are lacking in the essential Omega-3 Fatty Acids that can support health maintenance and overall well-being. Omega-3 First is the perfect formula for daily supplementation. It is derived from pelagic fish which are harvested from the cold, pristine waters of Norway. This product undergoes an exclusive purification process that removes mercury, heavy metals, environmental pollutants, pesticides and oxidative impurities. While removing impurities, we selectively concentrate EPA/DHA to provide the highest potency source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids.
Thanks to this unique purification process and our selectively concentrated EPA/DHA, it is now safe and easy to incorporate the highest potency source of biologically active omega-3 lipids in your diet on a daily basis!
Provides 850 mg of essential Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Pharmaceutical-grade, purity certified, ultra-potent Omega-3 Marine Oil
Contains a natural lemon flavor resulting in higher patient compliance.
Essential fatty acids are the main structural components of the body's cell membranes; therefore, a balanced intake of fatty acids is necessary for healthy cell function. Remember that our entire system functions on the basis of an osmotic interchange between cells, so healthy cell membranes will allow a greater flow of nutrients in and toxins out. The cell is like a tiny factory, taking in raw materials from the surrounding fluid and sending out various chemicals. Everything going into or coming out of the cell has to pass through the cell's outer surface; its membrane. The membrane depends on essential fatty acids to remain fluid and flexible. Without them, the membrane becomes stiff and unable to do its job
There are numerous health problems associated with EFA deficiencies. These include hair loss, eczema-like skin eruptions, susceptibility to infections, arthritis-like conditions, liver or kidney degeneration, growth retardation and vision or learning problems. Because the body cannot manufacture Essential Fatty Acids on its own, it is imperative that they are ingested either through food or dietary supplements.
The American Heart Association is recognizing the significant and increasing body of scientific evidence that reports how important Omega-3 Fatty Acids are for cardiovascular health. Omega-3 Fatty Acids helps the body lower the LDL cholesterol which may also result in the benefits of reducing triglycerides. (Hu, F.B. JAMA 2002;288(20):2569-2578).
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There have been a number of clinical trials assessing the benefits of dietary supplementation with fish oils in several inflammatory and autoimmune diseases in humans, including rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, psoriasis, lupus erythematosus, multiple sclerosis and migraine headaches.
Many of the placebo-controlled trials of fish oil in chronic inflammatory diseases reveal significant benefit, including decreased disease activity and a lowered use of anti inflammatory drugs. Artemis P. Simopoulos, MD, FACN, Journal of the American College of Nutrition, Vol. 21, No. 6, 495-505 (2002).
The data presented herein show consistent and reproducible beneficial effects of Omega-3 (N-3) Fatty Acids on bone metabolism and bone/joint diseases. Bruce A. Watkins, Yong Li, Hugh E. Lippman and Mark F. Seifert, Experimental Biology and Medicine 226:485-497 (2001)© 2001 Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine.
In clinical trials Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) in the form of fish oils along with antirheumatic drugs improve joint pain in patients with rheumatoid arthritis; have a beneficial effect in patients with ulcerative colitis; and in combination with drugs, improve the skin lesions, lower the hyperlipidemia from etretinates, and decrease the toxicity of cyclosporin in patients with psoriasis.
In various animal models Omega-3 Fatty Acids decrease the number and size of tumors and increase the time elapsed before appearance of tumors. Studies with nonhuman primates and human newborns indicate that DHA is essential for the normal functional development of the retina and brain, particularly in premature infants. Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health, Washington, DC 20009., Am J Clin Nutr. 1992 Mar;55(3):760-1.
Limited clinical data, combined with rapidly growing support of laboratory and epidemiological studies, suggest Omega-3 Fatty Acids may play a role in the prevention and management of depression. Alan Logan, ND, Alternative Medicine Review, Volume 8, Number 4, 2003.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration.
**These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease