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Health From The Sun, Omega 3-6-9, The Total EFA, Organic Vegetarian, 16 fl oz (473 ml)41 Reviews
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1.3 lbs (0.59 kg)
- Product Code: HFS-05096
- UPC Code: 010043050962
- Package Quantity: 16 fl oz (473 ml)
- Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.5 x 8.2 in, 1.1 lbs (0.5 kg)
Combo Discount: -$1.00
- USDA Organic
- Dietary Supplement
- Flax · Borage Evening Primrose
- Whole Body Nutritional Support
- With Flax Lignans
- Omega -3 5,800 MG
- GLA 290 MG
- Certified Organic by Pro-Cert
The Total EFA 100% vegetarian liquid is a comprehensive, purely plant-based omega-3-6-9 nutritional supplement, fortified with lignan-rich flax particulate. The Total EFA is a blend of certified organic flax, borage and evening primrose oils. Together, these potent plant oils supply an optimal fatty acid profile, intended to provide nutritional support for heart, brain, and whole body health in just one tablespoon per serving. The superior flavor and freshness of The Total EFA is preserved with a special antioxidant blend and nitrogen-flushed, induction sealed bottle. Enjoy The Total EFA by the spoonful, or add to smoothies, dips or dressings for easy omega nutrition.
Rigorously quality tested to guarantee purity, potency and truth-in-labeling.
Use only as directed. Take one tablespoon daily with a meal or directed by your health care practitioner. Shake well before each use. Refrigerate after opening.
This product is shelf stable at room temperature until opened.
Antioxidant blend to protect freshness.
Do not used if safety seal is broken or missing. Keep out of reach of children. Keep your licensed health care practitioner informed when using this product.
|Serving Size: 1 Tbsp. (15 ml)|
|Servings Per Container: About 31|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Calories from Fat||120|
|Total Fat||14 g||22%†|
|Saturated Fat||1.5 g||8%†|
|Organic Flaxseed Oil and Particulate||12.2 g||*|
|Organic Borage Seed Oil||1,400 mg||*|
|--Alpha-Linolenic Acid (omega-3)||5,800 mg||*|
|--Gamma-Linolenic Acid (omega-6)||290 mg||*|
|--Linoleic Acid (omega-6)||2,300 mg||*|
|--Oleic Acid (omega-9)||1,700 mg||*|
|†Percent Daily Value based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I read a book on how this combination will help balance our omega oils and clear up acne. I used it for a full month and after about 2 weeks my skin started to clear; by the end of the month I could eat about anything and not break out. I did find it for about $3.00 less someplace else. If you mix it with Kefir it makes it absorb into your system better. I buy the already made kefir in the grocery stores health food section for 3.50 a bottle. The best part is now I don't spend money on skin products; just kefir and total EFA! FYI; I used 1 T. per day, but I'm small. Perhaps someone larger might need more, but 1 -2T is what the book said to use. It also had made my fingernails grow like mad!!! Nice little exra :)
Omega-3 fatty acids are a group of essential fatty acid nutrients derived from marine or plant sources. If you don't eat fish on a consistent basis, you may be deficient in oils that support healthy skin, hair and joint flexibility. It seems the food we are eating today is not doing the job and we have to take supplements to maintain health, not to mention, "striving for longevity." Truthfully, this supplement has changed my life in a number of ways. I have more energy, my joints feel less stressed while working out and it has now been proven that we need to either consume a lot more salmon or take supplements. All fatty acids hold enormous potential for the body, in that they are converted into other molecules that perform vital roles in regulating, mediating, inducing and countering myriad body functions. It’s not so much that one omega is inheritantly bad and another good; we just need them in the proportions Mother Nature spent so much time — 40,000 years or so! — meticulously fine-tuning. The problem is that adherents to the typical American diet take in stacks of omega-6’s and 9’s, which, if not balanced by 3’s, fiercely fuels the inflammatory fires. And we know this can lead to a litany of health issues. The ratio of omega-6’s to 3’s should be somewhere between 2:1 and 4:1. Instead, most of us are getting somewhere between 10:1 and 30:1. This overview of the differences between omega-3’s, 6’s and 9’s should give you a better idea as to why we hear so much about one fatty acid versus another. Fortunately, there’s a simple solution for evening out the imbalance that, unlike pharmaceutical anti-inflammatories or statin drugs, doesn’t involve risky side effects. It’s possible to quickly and effectively quiet much of the body’s inflammatory response directly by taking EPA and DHA supplements. When balance between the two sides of the inflammatory cascade is restored, inflammation is reduced.