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  • Omega 3 Supplements for Vegans and Vegetarians

    Omega 3 fatty acids play an important role in human health. They are an integral part of the cell membranes, they contribute to the health of the cardiovascular and nervous system, and decrease inflammation.

    There are 3 major types of Omega 3 fatty acids found in the human diet – ALA, EPA, and DHA. Of these three, EPA and DHA are the ones that are the biologically active fats and are essential for...
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  • Things You Should Know About Krill Oil Supplements

    What Is Krill Oil

    Krill oil is an extract from a species of krill, which is a small shrimp-like creature. Most of the krill oil products come from a subtype of krill that lives in the unpolluted waters of the Antarctic Ocean – the Antarctic krill (Euphausia superb).

    Krill is an eco-sustainable source of Omega 3 fatty acids. Krill harvest is strictly regulated by the Commission for the...
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  • Which Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplement Should You Buy?

    Fish oil is an abundant source of Omega 3 fatty acids, especially EPA and DHA. These Omega 3 fats offer a wide range of health benefits. They help you lower risk of stroke and heart attack; they promote brain health, and decrease the level of inflammation in your body.

    Fish oil is the most widely used Omega 3 supplement. Most common sources of fish oil are small species of fish, such as sardines, menhaden...
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  • Choosing an Omega 3 Supplement

    Things To Consider

    When you are choosing which Omega 3 supplement to buy, you need to consider a couple of things. Here's what you need to look for when browsing through the huge selection of Omega 3 supplements currently available on the market.

    Is the Supplement Safe?

    Purity

    Safety is the first and most important consideration. After all, Omega 3 supplements are usually taken...
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    Omega 3 Daily Intake Recommendations

    How much Omega 3 per day you should get depends on your general health and the conditions you might have.

    Healthy adults should get about 500 mg of combined EPA and DHA. In addition to that, it is recommended to consume about 2 grams of ALA per day. You can do that by eating at least 2 portions of fatty fish per week and consuming enough Omega 3 rich oils,...
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  • Food Sources of Omega 3

    Omega 3 fats can be found both in animal as well as plant sources. There are 3 major types of Omega 3 fatty acids:

          Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)

          Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)

          Alpha linolenic acid (ALA)

    EPA and DHA are fats that we get from animal-based products, such as fish, fish oil, grass-fed meat, eggs, and so on....
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  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Their Health Benefits

    What Are Omega 3 Fatty Acids

    Omega 3 Fatty Acids are special kind of fats that can be found in certain animal products (mostly fish and krill oil) and plant sources (vegetable oil).

    Omega 3 are also called essential fatty acids. There are 2 reasons for that.

    First, they are that important – essential - for the normal functioning of your body. They play a lead role in the health of your...
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