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Super Omega-3 EPA/DHA with Sesame Lignans & Olive Extract

60 enteric coated softgels
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  • Super Omega-3 EPA/DHA with Sesame Lignans & Olive Extract
  • 60 enteric coated softgels
  • Item Catalog Number: 01985

The health benefits of eating cold-water fish are robust, yet concerns remain about contaminants found in wild and farm-raised fish. This should not stop consumers from including fish in their diet, as the longevity advantages of consuming cold-water fish instead of foods like beef are substantial. A recent study found that even vegetarians that include some fish in their diet fare better than strict vegetarians.1

Eliminate Virtually All Fish-Derived Toxins

Consumers can exert significant control over their exposure to fish-borne toxins. High-quality fish oil is distilled to remove synthetic and natural contaminants that existed in the fish itself. Enhanced molecular distillation techniques utilize redundant processes to virtually eliminate detectable environmental toxins.

The other safety concern about fish oil is that its delicate omega-3 fats are highly vulnerable to rancidity. No one wants to ingest oxidized (rancid) oils.

A new fish oil blend derived from pristine waters off the coast of Alaska utilizes a multistep process to remain exceptionally fresh. The result is that this Alaskan-de­rived fish oil has a greater than five-fold reduction in the upper level threshold measurement for oxidation.

Current oxidation standards for quality fish oils ensure products free from rancidity. The new Alaskan-derived fish oil specification advances this premium standard five-fold better.

The chart below reveals the reduction in upper limit for oxidation of this new Alaskan fish oil blend over existing quality fish oils:

Alaskan-Derived
Specification
Current High-Quality
Specification
TOTOX (total oxidation value)
(Lower means less oxidation)
Maximum: 5 Maximum: 26
Peroxide level
(Measure of current oxidation)
Maximum: 1.0 meq/kg Maximum: 5.0 meq/kg
Anisidine level
(Measure of past oxidation and
measure of aldehyde production
during handling and storage)
Maximum: 5 Maximum: 20

Higher Percentages of EPA and DHA

An advantage to higher EPA and DHA fish oil concentra­tions is smaller sized omega-3 capsules. The addition of this new Alaskan-derived fish oil to the Super Omega-3 supplement group enables the same high-potency EPA/DHA to fit into slightly smaller capsules for easier swallowing.

International Fish Oil Association Five-Star Rating

The International Fish Oil Association (IFOS) is an independent organization that tests fish oils to deter­mine their overall safety and quality. A Five-Star Rating indicates fish oils have been tested to meet strict standards of quality as determined by EPA and DHA content, and for purity to rule out contamination with heavy metals, radiation, oxidation, and organic pollut­ants such as PCBs and dioxin.

Alaskan-derived fish oil enjoys the same Five-Star Rating mandated for all fish oils contained in the Super Omega-3 family of supplements.

Sustainable Fishing

The Marine Stewardship Council is an independent nonprofit organization that sets a standard for sustain­able fishing so that that fishing can continue indefinitely with minimal environmental impact. The new Alaskan-derived fish oil is the first refined omega-3 concentrate available worldwide that is sourced from a sustainability fishery certified by the Marine Stewardship Council.

Most Advanced Omega-3 Dietary Supplement

From supporting heart health and brain function to balancing the inflammatory response, there is no debat­ing the broad-spectrum benefits of omega-3 fatty acids.2-4

There are hundreds of fish oil supplements on the market. Only one incorporates lifesaving findings to provide omega-3 and olive fruit extracts, along with sesame lignans, in a family of formulas called Super Omega-3.

Fish Oil + Olive Fruit Extract = Greater Efficacy

Research findings indicate that a combination of fish oil and olive oil can support a healthy inflammatory response better than fish oil alone.5 Super Omega-3 incorporates the benefits of both fish oil and olive fruit extract into a single formula. Four enteric-coated softgels supply the equivalent polyphenol content of 8 to 12 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil.

Sesame Lignans Enhance Fish Oil Efficacy

Studies show that when sesame lignans are added to fish oil, there is a greater safeguard against oxidation along with the EPA/DHA fatty acids being directed toward pathways that help with inflammatory reactions.6

For those with a sensitive stomach who still want to obtain the benefits of fish oil, Life Extension offers this formula with an enteric-coating for greater digestive ease.

Supportive but not conclusive research shows that consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.

Ratings based on results of the 2016 ConsumerLab.com Survey of Supplement Users.
More information at www.consumerlab.com/survey2016.

References
1. JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(5):767-76.
2. Public Health Nutr. 2006 Dec;9(8A):1136-40.
3. Am J Prev Med. 2005 Nov;29(4):335-46.
4. J Am Diet Assoc. 2005 Mar;105(3):428-40.
5. Nutrition. 2005 Feb;21(2):131-6.
6. Biochem Biophys Acta. 2004 Jun 1;1682(1-3):80-91.

SUPPLEMENT FACTS

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 2 softgels

Servings Per Container 30

Amount Per Serving

Calories

25

Calories from Fat

25

Total Fat

2.5 g

Cholesterol

< 5 mg

Pure+™ Wild Fish Oil Concentrate

2000 mg

Yielding:

 

EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid)

700 mg

DHA (docosahexaenoic acid)

500 mg

Typical DPA (docosapentaenoic acid)

50 mg

Polyphen-Oil™ Olive extract (fruit and leaf) [providing 19.5 mg polyphenols, 5.2 mg hydroxytyrosol/tyrosol, 4.4 mg verbascoside/oleuropein]

300 mg

Sesame seed lignan extract

10 mg

Other ingredients: highly refined fish oil concentrate (Alaska Pollock), gelatin, glycerin, aqueous enteric coating, purified water, silica, maltodextrin, natural lemon flavor, caramel color, sunflower lecithin, mixed tocopherols, rosemary extract.

Non-GMO

IFOS™ certification mark is a registered trademark of Nutrasource Diagnostics, Inc. These products have been tested to the quality and purity standards of the IFOS™ program conducted at Nutrasource Diagnostics, Inc.

Dosage and Use
  • Take two (2) softgels twice daily with meals, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Caution

If you are taking anti-coagulant or anti-platelet medications, or have a bleeding disorder, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product.

Warnings

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