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Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) for Your Health

Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are nutritional elements, which our bodies cannot produce. They are as vital to us as vitamins and we need to ingest them from food sources. There are two main types of essential fatty acids:

Although our diets tend to be rich in Omega 6, many Western diets are low in Omega 3. This may be due to lowered consumption of oily fish and the fashion for "low fat" food.

Some scientists believe that the lack of Omega 3 in the Northern European diet is directly linked to the proportionately high levels of Western degenerative diseases in the population such as heart disease, cancer, allergies, asthma, arthritis and even certain brain function disorders such as ADHD and depression.

About Essential Fatty Acids

Essential Fatty Acids are as vital to us as vitamins and have many health benefits when combined in a healthy diet. These pages offer an introduction to this wide and important subject:

News, Research & Links Archive

This section includes various articles supporting the inclusion of essential fatty acids in a healthy diet.

EPA News

 

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A - Z of Nutrients

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Oily fish such as Salmon, Sild, Pilchards, Herring, Sardines and Anchovies are a rich source of Omega 3 essential fatty acids. The FSA suggests eating no more than one portion per week as it may contain harmful dioxins. Eating one portion per week, in addition to taking a high quality fish oil supplement may reduce this risk, while increasing intake of Omega 3 (EPA & DHA).
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Fish Oil rich in EPA Omega 3 Fatty Acids.

Omax3™ is The Ultra-Pure Omega-3 Supplement™, specially developed by physicians and scientists from the Yale University School of Medicine to provide you with an ultra- pure and optimally balanced Omega-3 supplement for your health.

One 825mg Omax3 Capsule Provides:

  • 750mg of Omega 3:
    • 562mg of Pure EPA Omega 3
    • 137mg of DHA Omega 3
  • Box contains 60 capsules

Omax3™ delivers greater than 91% Omega-3s per softgel, setting the new standard for Omega-3 supplements (most supplements are only 30-60% pure). Based on the latest scientific research, Omax3™ is a comprehensive Omega-3 supplement formulated to maximize benefits for cardiac health, mood and cognition, as well as joint, skin and immune support.

 

Have your Omax3 delivered automatically every month or every other month and save £s - 60 capsules only £19.99 including delivery (our retail price including delivery for Omax3 is £29.78 and for MorEPA is £21.49)
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MorEPA - Mini Capsules - Rich in EPA with Evening Primrose Oil
is a rich and pure source of Omega 3 EPA fish oil.

One 438 mg capsule contains:

  • 238 mg of pure EPA Omega 3
  • 42 mg of DHA Omega 3
  • Box contains 60 capsules

MorEPA Mini also contains 10mg of GLA from Evening Primrose Oil. An ideal choice for children to ensure that they get their daily dose of EPA. For Children Aged 5+
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MorEPA - Smart Fats - Rich in EPA Fatty Acids
is a rich and pure source of Omega 3 EPA fish oil.

One 1,000 mg capsule contains around:

  • 500 mg of pure EPA Omega 3
  • 98 mg of DHA Omega 3
  • Box contains 60 capsules

Pure essential Omega 3 fatty acids responsible for maintaining good cardiovascular health and reducing the incidence of inflammatory diseases such as arthritis. For Adults from age 15 and above.
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Fish Oil rich in DHA Omega 3 Fatty Acids

MorDHA-Mini IQ (From 6 months up to the age of 5)
Has been developed to support growth, and brain development in children through the crucial first years of life and comes in a tasty strawberry flavour.
Most mums know whats best for their children but the growing amount of scientific research proves how important DHA is to a childs healthy development. From 6 months up to five years old, MorDHA-Mini is probably the most important supplement you can give them.
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MorDHA IQ (For mothers during and after pregnancy)
Taking MorDHA during pregnancy can give your baby the best start in supporting the earliest stages of brain growth and development. It makes sense that getting enough DHA not only helps mum but can greatly affect your unborn babys brain development and performance through the early years.
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Flax Oils rich in ALA Omega 3 Fatty Acids (Plant Sourced Omega 3)

Barlean's High Lignan Flax Oil Complex
provides an important contribution to the immune system, the condition of the heart and blood vessels, a "healthy cholesterol" level, digestion and intestinal function, joint flexibility and sporting performance. High Lignan Flax oil contains the optimum ration of Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids, is particularly rich in Lignans.
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Barlean's Omega Twin with Flax and Borage Oils
This product combines organic flaxseed oil, the world's richest source of alpha linolenic acid, (LNA) Omega-3 with borage oil, the world's richest source of GLA Omega-6. A special synergism exists between these two important fatty acids which may potentiate their effects. Both LNA and GLA are required in balancing the body's hormonal response to conditions associated with allergy, inflammation, pain and swelling.
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Barlean's Essential Woman - Lasting beauty is a reflection of inner health
Gorgeous skin, beautiful shining hair and strong nails. Barlean's Essential Woman contains organic flaxseed oil, evening primrose oil (GLA), flaxseed particulate, isoflavones and saponins isolated from GM free soy. It is an ideal balanced oil from women with pre-menstrual syndrome, pre, peri, and post menopausal complaints.
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Barlean's Omega Man - Flax Seed Complex blended for Men
OMEGA MAN is for men of all ages who strive for peak performance, optimal heath, vitality and longevity. It can provide a synergy of essential omega fatty acids and plant phytochemicals absent in multivitamins and deficient in today’s diet, yet critical for maintaining cellular, sexual and heart health, athletic performance, fat metabolism and lean muscle mass.
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We are the UK's No 1 UK Independent Specialist in Pharmaceutical Grade Omega 3 - We Recommend:

Omax3 with 1500mg of Omega-3s per serving
MorEPA & MorDHA
Barlean's Flax Oils
The Omega Plan
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