Jarrow Formulas, Max DHA, 180 Softgels
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- Up Formulated With 560 mg of DHA
- High Purity
- Highly Concentrated Omega-3s
- Supports Brain and Eye Health
- Dietary Supplement
- Certified as Sustainable by Friend Of The Sea
Max DHA contains omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil highly purified and concentrated by molecular distillation.
DHA is the predominant fatty acid in the brain, nervous system and retina of humans. DHA is important for fetal and infantile neurological development. DHA also supports neurological function in seniors.
Take 1 to 2 softgels with each meal or as directed by your qualified healthcare professional. For pregnancy or lactation, take 1 to 2 softgels per day; for children, give 1 softgel per day.
Rosemary extract and mixed tocopherols. Softgel consists of gelatin, glycerin, water and caramel (light barrier).
Contains: Fish (sardine, mackerel, anchovy).
No wheat, no gluten, no soybeans, no dairy, no egg, no shellfish, no peanuts/tree nuts, no chemical solvents.
Note: If you have a medical condition (especially seafood allergies or coagulopathy), are taking medications (especially anticoagulants), or facing surgery, consult your healthcare professional before using this product.
Keep away from light and heat.
Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 2 Softgels|
|Servings Per Container: 90|
|Amount Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fish Oil (source of Omega-3)
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)
|* Daily Value not established.|
I started using this product about 5 years ago. I had previously heard that it was good for nerves, especially in people with bi-polar tendencies. However, I bought it for a colon condition (ulcerative colitis). After about 6 mohths of taking it, I really started to notice that I was calmly able to do things that would have stressed me out before, and it kept getting better. I'm not sure how much good it ever did for the colon issue, but it has dramatically improved my emotional quality of life. After having my cholesterol checked, they told me my good cholesterol was really high, and I believe that was from taking this product. I have tried other brands of fish oil and they all gave me fishy burps; this does not. Jarrow brand delivers more DHA for your money than any other brand. I don't think you can find a better brand of fish oil. For me personally, this is my #1 rated supplement of any kind.
I've been taking this for about eight months.It's the only fish oil I can tolerate. AND,it's improved my mood, skin,joint pain is gone. Everything is just so much better. Suzanne,NewYork,NY
Has to be one of the very best fish oils on the market1
Posted by Reviewer3353792 on Jan 22, 2016
This formula has the highest DHA on the market. As an older person who wants to remain fit and active for as long as possible I take four capsules a day to protect me from rheumatoid arthritis which I had begun to feel the first signs of in my fingers and also to protect myself from degenerative mental diseases. When I have run out of it for more than a couple of weeks I begin to get twingesand sswelling in my finger joints so I know that it is effective.
last me a long time!
Posted by sugarcrusted on May 10, 2015
since i only take it once a day, 1 bottle lasts me for half a year. you can't beat the price for this amount of DHA. the softgels are rather huge.
The most effective ratio for optimising brain function is 3:1 DHA to EPA
Posted by MORE-REVIEWS-FOR-YOU on Nov 13, 2014
"For optimising mental performance, it is important to have the correct ratio of EPA to DHA. My research on brain integration using direct muscle feedback has shown that the most effective ratio for optimising brain function, especially the executive functions of the frontal lobes is 3:1 DHA to EPA. Almost all fatty acids supplements available today, and all salmon oil, have considerably more EPA than DHA, the reverse of what the brain needs to support optimal performance. Having an excess of EPA relative to DHA may slow neural transmission, thus reducing the degree of brain integration." (Excerpts from Nutrition for the Brain, courtesy of Dr. Charles Krebs)
No longer Pharmaceutical Quality.
Posted by Reviewer3170607 on Oct 16, 2014
I used to think of this as a 5-star product but it has been changed. When I originally started buying this, maybe 15 years ago, it was made from sardines, then they changed that to calamari. I think this is because it is just no longer possible to find sardines that are up to the standard required to get a decent product and be able to make the claim that USED TO BE on the label: "Max DHA meets international pharmaceutical standards for purity and freshness." Now it no longer says that, and the words "Pharmaceutical Quality" have also been removed from the front of the label. The source is no longer kalamari, it is now "Fish (sardine, mackerel, anchovy)". I am quite disappointed in this, but I guess at least Jarrow is being honest with its customers -- the oceans are simply fished out and too contaminated anymore. Cheap canned sardines are no longer firm and fresh looking as they once were, they now fall apart in a kind of semi-rotten state. Another change I do not like is that Jarrow is no longer using carob to darken the gelatin capsule, they are now using "sodium copper chlorophyllin." Ugh.