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Fish oil & fatty acids
Fatty acids: Omega 3-6-7-8
Natural complete fatty acid complex in a unique combination. With omega 3-6-7-9 fatty acids and phospholipids.
EPA-GLA+ contains one of the purest fish oils in the world.
Omega Veg-3 is sourced from a vegan source of Omega-3 fatty acids – a marine algae. Contains the Omega- 3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, which help maintain a normal heart function.
OmniKrill® contains krill oil of premium quality. Our krill oil comes from sustainable fisheries and bears the certified mark by the independent environmental organisation Friends of the Sea.
All Nordic Nutraceuticals fatty acids products bear the Nordic Pure® quality mark. Each of our batches are carefully tested through a purity analysis, carried out by an independent Danish laboratory. By inputting the product batch number in the search engine on our website, you can get an insight into the quality and purity of our marine and plant-based oil.
EPA-GLA+® is a comprehensive essential fatty acid complex product in combined with Borage oil and liquid lecithin extracted from 100 % non-GMO rapeseed oil. This unique composition gives a complete balance of Omega 3-6-7-9 fatty acids and phospholipids. EPA-GLA+® contains the long polyunsaturated Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, which we usually only get from fish. EPA and DHA are essential fatty acids in the sense that they must be supplied to the body in the same manner as for example vitamins, because the body cannot produce these essential building blocks itself, and supplementation is required.
The heart, brain and eyesightEPA and DHA helps the heart to function normally, and this effect is obtained with a daily intake of 250 mg of EPA and DHA (total). DHA contributes to the maintenance of normal vision and the normal function of the brain, and these effects can be achieved with a daily intake of 250 mg DHA.
Cholesterol LevelThe Omega-6 fatty acid linoleic acid is also included in EPA-GLA+®. Linoleic acid contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. This effect is obtained with a daily intake of 10 g Linoleic acid. EPA-GLA+® contributes 1 g per. Suggested daily dose.
Safety and qualityNordic Nutraceuticals parenting company Biosym was one of the first companies to introduce fish oils to the Danish market back in the 1980s. We therefore have very great expertise when it comes to selection, composition, production, and not least the quality of fish oils.EPA-GLA+® equates to safety and quality. The fish oil in EPA-GLA+® is one of the purest fish oils in the world, and as result, has won several international awards in recent years.The fish oil used in EPA-GLA+® is stringently analysed by the authorities. We test each batch, so you are guaranteed a quality product with the clean, stable fatty acids from 3 precious oils - in one capsule. EPA-GLA+® is part of the quality mark, Nordic Pure®. Here you can have a unique opportunity to gain insight into the quality and purity of our marine and plant-based oils. Purity analyses carried out by a reputable independent Danish laboratory.
Nutritional recommendationsEPA-GLA+® represents a very good choice of supplement to enable you to get the right amount of fish oil in your diet. According to the official dietary recommendations from the European Food Authorities your diet should contain fish 2 times a week. The composition of EPA-GLA+® is always adjusted in accordance with the latest research on daily requirements for fish oil and other beneficial fatty acids. EPA-GLA+® is served in capsules of fish gelatin – a natural choice of delivery system for marine based oils such as fish oil.
OmniKrill® contains krill oil of premium quality. The oil has its origins in the Antarctic Ocean - the world's cleanest waters - where krill live in large colonies. Health food stores in Denmark have awarded OmniKrill® Health Food Product of the Year in 2011 with the comments:` Good quality` - `Beneficial effect` - `Caring for the environment` - High level of active substances - Innovative and cutting edge. Served in capsules made of fish gelatin. There is no fishy after taste and does not cause "indigestion" typically associated with the intake of marine oils.
Odorless capsuleIn the Autumn of 2016 OmniKrill® was relaunched with a completely new type of capsule – still made from fish gelatin. What distinguishes the new capsule is that it is now completely odorless, thus avoiding the characteristic krill-odor associated with traditional capsules. Changing the capsule is an important part of our Nordic Nutraceutical Pure-strategy, in which we always strive to offer our users as clean products as possible by reducing the use of excipients to an absolute minimum. The new type of capsule does not require excipients at all – as opposed to traditional capsules – which means the capsule contains the active, beneficial krill-oil served in a capsules made from fish gelatin – and nothing else! Another important advantage of the new capsule is the increased stability of the sensitive constituents, made possible by the innovative sealing of the capsule, which reduces risk of leakage and oxidation to an absolute minimum not seen before with traditional capsules.
Essential fatty acidsThe oil provides the body with the healthy Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA in phospholipid form. OmniKrill® was the first product in Denmark to contain the healthy Omega-3 fatty acids in the phospholipid form, and the first product to offer this new generation of Omega-3 fatty acids, which have superior bio availability compared to traditional fatty acid forms. EPA and DHA are essential fatty acids that must be supplemented to the body in the same manner as vitamins because the body cannot produce these essential building blocks itself.
The heart, brain and eyesightThe long-chain Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA help the heart to function normally. Studies in healthy humans have shown that this beneficial effect on the heart depends on the dose. This effect is obtained with a daily intake of 250 mg of EPA and DHA (total). OmniKrill® also provides DHA to maintain normal vision and normal function of the brain. These beneficial effects are obtained with a daily intake of 250 mg of DHA. The Omega-3 fatty acid DHA is the most common fatty acid in the human brain, as much as 20% of all the fatty acids present in the brain is DHA.
Nordic Pure®OmniKrill® is part of the quality mark, Nordic Pure®. Here Nordic Nutraceuticals consumers are given a unique opportunity to gain insight into the quality and purity of our marine and plant-based oils. Purity analysis are carried out by a reputable, independent Danish laboratory.
ComplementOmniKrill® constitutes a good addition to to your diet, which according to the official dietary recommendations from the National Food Authority should preferably contain fish 2 times a week. Biosym was one of the first companies to introduce fish oils into the Danish market back in the 1980's. We have great expertise when it comes to selection, composition, production, and the quality of marine oils we use. OmniKrill® equates to safety and quality. The gentle process where krill oil's natural properties are preserved and contact with atmospheric oxygen is avoided, and its high content of natural antioxidants provides a very stable oil, which is better protected against rancidity than conventional fish oil. The presence of phospholipids and the powerful antioxidant astaxanthin in good amounts has a protective and stabilising effect on the fatty acids of the krill oil. This, and the gentle handling of oil during manufacturing, is the main reason why OmniKrill® have unusually good purity figures – the Totoxnumbers. Nordic Nutraceutical recommends that the capsules in OmniKrill® be swallowed whole, and that no attempt is made to bite into the capsule. Pure, natural Krill oil naturally has a very distinctive, powerful fish-shrimp-like smell and taste. This characteristic smell and taste should not be confused with rancidity. OmniKrill® has impressively good purity figures.
SustainabilityKrill are an important component of the Antarctic ecosystem. A single krill can weigh up to two grams and can be up to five to ten years old. The Antarctic krill population overall by weight, is about 400 million tons thus making it the most common animals in the world measured by weight. The Organisation The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) monitors the catch of krill to ensure maintaining a sustainable population of Antarctic krill. The organization's monitoring ensures that only a tiny portion of the stock is used for production of krill oil, as well as ensuring that the animals that feed on krill, are not affected by the harvesting of krill. OmniKrill® is also certified by Friend of the Sea, a leading international organisation that controls the way marine based products are harvested. OmniKrill® meets the organisation sustainability criteria.
A potent and strong algae oil in just one serving!OmniVegan® Omega-3 is one of Europe’s most potent algae oils containing a high dose of both DHA and EPA. One Capsule a day provides 250 mg of DHA and 125 mg of EPA, which meets the recommendation by the health authorities in Europe. Algae are a direct source of Omega-3 unlike other plant sources such as flax and chia seeds where the conversion is much less efficient. Fish obtain their Omega-3 as they eat algae. It should be noted, that not all algae species have a high content of Omega-3. One of the richest algae species of Omega-3 is the microalgae Schizochytrium sp which is used in OmniVegan® Omega-3. OmegaVeg-3 is an excellent choice for vegans, vegetarian and everyone else who seeking a high quality oil with a good dose of Omega-3 fatty acids. Furthermore, its high dosage of DHA makes it an excellent supplement for women in pregnancy and nursing mothers and those seeking cognitive support eg the elderly. OmniVegan® Omega-3 also features in Nordic Pure, a purity certificate program for our Omega-3-6-7-9 fatty acids products. OmniVegan® Omega-3 is vegan and registered with The Vegan Society, England. European approved health claims
- EPA and DHA contribute to the normal function of the heart.
- DHA contributes to maintenance of normal brain function.
- DHA contributes to maintenance of normal vision
- DHA maternal intake contributes to the normal development of the eye and the brain of the fetus and breastfed infants. The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 250 mg of DHA in addition to the recommended daily intake for omega-3 fatty acids for adults, i.e.: 250 mg DHA and EPA (combined). This requires a dosage of two capsules a day.