Deva, Omega-3 DHA, Delayed Release, 90 Vcaps (Discontinued Item)
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- From Algae
- Vegan Certified
- Dietary Supplement
- Natural Algae Oil
- Life's DHA
DHA is an Omega-3 fatty acid and it is the primary building block of the human brain tissue and eye. DHA is vital for normal brain development of the fetus and infant, and for the maintenance of normal brain function throughout life.
- Derived from microalgae grown under sanitary manufacturing conditions.
- Clean, safe and free of ocean-borne contaminants.
- Delayed Release Caps help prevent after taste and repeat.
- Eco-friendly & Sustainable.
For adults take one (1) capsule daily with food or as directed by a health care professional.
Vegan capsule (cellulose), oleic acid, lemon oil, mixed tocopherols, silica, sunflower lecithin, rosemary extract, ascorbyl palmitate, citric acid. (All of the ingredients are from plant/mineral sources)
This product does NOT contain animal products, derivatives or byproducts. 100% Vegetarian, Vegan. This product is Certified Vegan by the Vegan Society.
Food Sensitivity: Free of GMOs, yeast, gluten, hexane, salt, egg, dairy, corn, sugar, starch, preservatives, animal products or derivatives.
Store in a cool, dry place. Tamper Evident: Do not use if imprinted seal under cap is broken.
|Serving Size: 1 Capsule|
|Servings Per Container: 90|
|Amount per Serving||% Daily Value|
|DHA (docosahexaenoic acid)||200 mg||*|
|*Daily Value Not Established|
I love this product so much that this is the first review that I'm writing before being prompted by iHerb to do so. I had been taking fish oil for years, and had decided that GNC's Triple Strength Fish Oil was the best omega-3 supplement available anywhere. However, I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and was advised to discontinue using it (any fish oil, that is) due to the high iodine content. I let my brain starve for omega-3s for about a month before I started doing research on non-fish derived alternatives, and found this product. I swear that it's far superior to any fish oil supplement I've ever taken. My mental clarity is much greater than it ever was on fish oil, as is my emotional state. I think that the high EPA content my be a strike against fish oil (as well as the high iodine content, at least for some people). I'm not sure, but I think that the brain is about 40% DHA, yet contains no EPA. I could be wrong. Anyway, for mental acuity and psychological well-being (as far as it's biochemically influenced), and general brain health, this product, in my opinion, cannot be surpassed. The only negative aspect is the ungodly odor, but that can be avoided so long as you don't deliberately take a whiff of the inside of the bottle, and if you fill your mouth with water and then drop the capsule in (which is how I take all my pills anyway). Give this product a try, never mind the smell, and you'll be feeding your brain and consuming a product that's more environmentally sustainable than fish oil.
This product is enteric coated and it helps with fishy burping. Algae oil has a naturally fishy smell so enteric coating helps "after" you swallow the capsule. However I do not think it helps with the smell of the oil because when I open the bottle there is a smell. Manufacturer says it is normal and I think I got used to it after a while so I do not mind at all. I also found refrigirating does help greatly so put it in the fridge after you open it. Iherb has an excellent price for DEVA's DHA.
Posted by Reviewer1262249 on Feb 16, 2012
A good vegan source of Omega 3.
Posted by katenok on Dec 27, 2011
No fish taste after taking it, unlike regular omega3
Posted by Reviewer1510822 on Oct 05, 2011
This DHA seems very effective, and doesn't give me the "fish burps"
Posted by Reviewer1184877 on Sep 06, 2011
Really cannot say of the effet.