Omega 3-6-9 Oils provides a carefully blended combination of these healthy fats (high in EPA and DHA), balanced to optimal levels of each to ensure adequate intake of the essential polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids.
Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids are essential and must be sourced from the diet. Omega 9 fatty acid is not considered essential (as it can be manufactured by the body), but its inclusion in the diet has been associated with a range of health benefits.
This supplement is derived from sunflower seed oil, flaxseed oil and fish oil (the best source), plus added vitamin E. A high-strength formula (1000mg) and in an easy-to-swallow gel capsule form.
# Approved EFSA health claims:
These Omega oil capsules are a source of Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA), Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA), Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA), Linoleic Acid (LA), Oleic Acid (OA) and vitamin E.
EPA and DHA contribute to the normal function of the heart (with a daily intake of 250mg)
DHA and EPA contribute to the maintenance of normal blood pressure (with a daily intake of 3g of EPA and DHA)*
DHA contributes to the maintenance of normal blood triglyceride levels (with a daily intake of 2g of DHA and when taken in combination with EPA)*
DHA contributes to maintenance of normal brain function (with a daily intake of 250mg of DHA)
DHA contributes to maintenance of normal vision (with a daily intake of 250mg of DHA)
Maternal intake of DHA contributes to the normal brain and eye development of the foetus and breastfed infants (a daily intake of at least 200mg).
ALA contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels (with a daily intake of 2g)
LA contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels (with a daily intake of 10g)
Replacing saturated fats in the diet with unsaturated fats contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. OA is an unsaturated fat.
Vitamin E contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
*Users should not exceed a supplemental daily intake of 5g of EPA and DHA combined.
1 capsule to be taken 2 to 4 times per day, or as advised. To be taken 30 minutes before meals.
Warnings and allergy advice:
People with epilepsy should consult their doctor before taking this food supplement or changing their diet.
Per 1000mg capsule: %NRV*
Vitamin E - 10iu 83.3%
*NRV = Nutrient Reference Value
Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) - 72mg
Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) - 48mg
Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA) - 150mg
Linoleic Acid (LA) - 200mg
Oleic Acid (OA) - 100mg
Ingredients: Fish Oil Concentrate, Cold Pressed Flax Seed Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil, Gelatin Capsule, Glycerol, Water, Vitamin E: D Alpha Tocopherol (soya).
Not suitable for vegetarians and vegans as contains fish oils.