The Best Omega 3 Vitamins
The importance of essential fatty acids to health has received much awareness recently. Many people, even those who don’t follow the latest health developments, are aware of the significance of Omega-3 fatty acids. Double-blind studies appearing in peer-reviewed medical journals have documented Omega-3’s now legendary compilation of health benefits. The list of conditions Omega-3 has been proven to alleviate includes heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, macular degeneration, rheumatoid arthritis, ADHD, depression, focus & memory issues, osteoporosis, dry eye syndrome, and even some common forms of cancer.
PURITY & SAFETY
When supplementing with fish oil, it is crucial to ensure that the supplement is of highest quality and purity, free of high levels of mercury, PCBs and other toxins. Zahler Omega 3 Platinum contains only highly refined fish oil.
ABSORPTION & BIOAVAILABILITY
Of course, our bodies can only use nutrients that get absorbed, so that should be a major consideration as the rate of absorption varies from product to product.
IT’S ALL ABOUT EPA & DHA
What many people are not aware of is that all forms of Omega-3 are not equal. The two most crucial forms of Omega-3, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are by far more effective than all the other Omega-3 fatty acids (there are at least ten in total). The FDA has given a qualified health claim status to EPA and DHA fatty acids, stating that: “…research shows that consumption of EPA and DHA fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease”. The Canadian Government has confirmed that: “DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, supports the normal development of the brain, eyes and nerves.”
With EPA and DHA being such crucial nutrients, it is important for everyone to get their nutritional dose of Omega-3, either from fatty fish like mackerel, herring, sardines, and salmon or in the form of an EPA/DHA-rich Omega-3 supplement. The number one consideration when evaluating a fish oil supplement is how much EPA and DHA per capsule does the supplement provide. The higher the concentration of EPA and DHA, the fewer capsules are needed to get the maximum effect.
Other considerations when choosing a fish oil supplement include purity, absorption, presence of artificial or synthetic additives, and, of course, taste.
BONUS: VITAMIN D3 ADDED
Since vitamin D3 is crucial for overall health, Omega 3 Platinum is also available in a combination formula of Omega 3 and Vitamin D3. That leaves you with one pill less to swallow.
With Omega 3 Platinum, you get more of Omega 3’s fighting power in a smooth softgel with no fishy aftertaste.
New! Fresh Smell and No Aftertaste
A lemon-infused scented insert is included in every bottle to maintain a fresh smell. This advancement makes taking Zahler Omega 3 Platinum a pleasant and palatable experience.