•  

Orthomega 820

sku: 440120CAN

Orthomega 820 is an encapsulated fish oil sourced from the waters off the Chilean coast. Orthomega provides 820 mg of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) per soft gel as natural triglycerides.

Available In: Soft Gel Capsules

CLINICAL APPLICATIONS

  • Source of omega-3 fatty acids for the maintenance of good health
  • Helps maintain/support cardiovascular health
  • Helps support cognitive health and/or brain function

OVERVIEW

Recommended Dose

Adults and adolescents 9 years+: Take 1 capsule 1 time per day.

INGREDIENT BENEFITS

Fish Oil Delivery:Triglycerides vs. Ethyl Esters

While the amount of EPA and DHA provided in a fish oil product is important for efficacy, the type of fish oil delivered is another significant factor in defining fish oil effectiveness. While ethyl esters allow for higher concentrations of EPA and DHA to be achieved, their unusual structure is resistant to the digestive enzymes (lipases) that enable fat breakdown.

Omega-3 Depletion

An accumulating body of research shows that the typical Westernized diet does not provide a sufficient amount of omega-3s for optimal health. Additionally, insufficient conversion of ALA to the active EPA and DHA may reduce the amount available for use in organs and tissues. Symptoms of omega-3 deficiency are common and often overlooked.

Cardiovascular and Blood Sugar Health

Omega-3 fatty acids have long been known to benefit cardiovascular health. The well-known GISSI- Prevenzione trial found that just 1 g a day of n-3 PUFAs (polyunsaturated fatty acids), the main component in fish oil, had a significant impact on cardiovascular health after three to four months of consumption.

Additional Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

In addition to their well-known cardiovascular benefits, EPA and DHA play a central role in eyes, nerves and brain development in children up to 12 years of age.

Related Products