Life Extension, Omega-3, Highly Refined Fish Oil, Lemon Whirl, 16 oz (454 g) (Discontinued Item)
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- Promotes a Healthy Heart
- Sensational Natural Lemon Flavor!
- Dietary Supplement
Supportive but not conclusive research shows that consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
Omega-3 Lemon Whirl
The body needs fatty acids to survive and is able to make all but two of them: linoleic acid (LA), in the omega-6 family, and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) in the omega-3 family. These two fatty acids must be supplied by the diet and are therefore considered essential fatty acids (EFAs).
Omega-3 fatty acids, found in coldwater fish (and fish oil), perilla and flaxseed oils, are essential elements of a healthy diet. Omega-3 oils contain eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which are usually lacking in the typical Western diet, which is filled with foods containing high amounts of omega-6 fats. EPA and DHA can be synthesized in the body from ALA, but EPA and DHA synthesis may be insufficient under certain conditions and for most people that consume Western diets.
Most Americans and citizens of other Western nations consume far too many omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and not enough omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. In fact, some Western diets consist of 20 parts of omega-6 to only one part of omega-3. For optimum health, the ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids should be between 1:1 and 4:1.
Studies associate the Mediterranean diet — rich in omega-3 fatty acids, monounsaturated fatty acids such as that found in olive oil, and antioxidant-rich fruits, vegetables, and herbs — with cardiovascular health and increased life span. Other studies support omega-3's importance in cardiovascular health.
This premium fish oil is derived from sustainable small-species fish sources (anchovy, sardine and/or mackerel) harvested from the deep cold waters off Chile. Through careful molecular distillation and gentle processing, it has been tested and found to contain extremely low levels of environmental pollutants … so it is safe for everyone in the family.
Best of all, this sugar-free liquid fish oil tastes great, with no unpleasant aftertaste. So, for Life Extension members who want another way to obtain the rich benefits of fish oil, this natural lemon flavored, easy to use, liquid omega-3 fish oil is a very delightful option!
Take one (1) tablespoon twice daily with or without food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner. Shake well before using. Refrigerate after opening.
Purified water, highly refined fish oil (anchovy, sardine and/or mackerel), xylitol, glycerin, gum arabic, natural flavors, citric acid, xanthan gum, guar gum, turmeric, d-alpha tocopherol, ascorbyl palmitate, essential oil.
Caution: If you are taking anti-coagulant or anti-platelet medications, or have a bleeding disorder, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Do not exceed recommended dose.
- Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
- When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
- Do not give to pets.
|Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon (15 ml)|
|Servings per Container: about 29|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Calories from Fat||30|
|Total Fat||3.5 g||5%†|
|Saturated Fat||1 g||5%†|
|Trans Fat||0 g||**|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||1.5 g||**|
|Monounsaturated Fat||1 g||**|
|Total Carbohydrates||6 g||2%†|
|Vitamin A||1.5 IU||<1%|
|Vitamin E||6 IU||20%|
|Total Omega-3 fatty acids||1,350 mg||**|
|EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid)||658 mg||**|
|DHA (docosahexaenoic acid)||422 mg||**|
|Other Omega-3 fatty acids||270 mg||**|
|† Percent Daily Value (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Daily Value not established