Arachidonic acid is a 20 carbon omega-6 fatty acid with 4 double bonds. Omega-6 fats are polyunsaturated with the first double-bond beginning with the 6th carbon atom from the methyl end of the molecule. An 18 carbon Omega-3 fatty acid with 3 double bonds. Alpha-linolenic acid is found in flaxseed and other plant oils. Note…

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What are EPA and DHA?

Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) is a type of omega-3 that is essential for healthy immune function, cardiac function, mood, joint, eye, and brain health. Docosahexaenoic acid is also an omega-3 fatty acid. DHA is crucial for neurological and visual development in the human fetus and newborn, and is found in high concentration in the brain. EPA…

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Omega-3 is an anti-inflammatory molecule. Omega-3s may improve many conditions such as: high blood pressure, arthritis pain, inflammation and depression. Omega-6 is an inflammatory molecule and competes with omega-3 for the same chemical receptors in the body. Omega-6 is important in the body as it promotes inflammation but it is abundant in western diets. Many…

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Can’t I just eat more fish?

A lot species of fish, specifically larger fish, may contain toxins. OmegaBrite is rigorously tested at every stage of production for impurities, toxins, and PCB’s.

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