Omega-3: health benefits and key properties

The key health properties and many benefits of Omega-3 EPA and DHA include:

  • EPA + DHA
  • EPA
  • DHA

 

Omegavie® from childhood, to teenage, adults and seniors

EPA + DHA

Cardiovascular protection

  • reduced cardiovascular risks
  • reduced risk of heart attac
  • lower triglyceride levels
  • maintaining healthy blood pressure

DHA

Maintaining healthy vision

  • helps reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration
  • helps reduce dry eye syndrome
  • reduces the risk of cataracts

Maintaining cognitive function

  • helps with learning
  • prevents memory loss
  • maintains concentration levels
  • prevents the risk of developing Alzheimer’s

Role in foetus development during pregnancy

  • contributes to the normal development of eyes in the foetus
  • contributes to the normal development of the brain in the foetus

EPA

Well-being

  • Depression
  • post-natal depression

Role in inflammation and joint mobility

  • improves joint mobility
  • relieves rheumatoid arthritis

Bibliography: ANSES recommendations/Suvimax study (antioxidant minerals and vitamins supplements)/Simopoulos AP: the importance of the ratio omega 3-omega 6 essential fatty acids. Biomed Pharmacother 2002.oct; 56(8):365-79

 

Health claims

The European EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) authorities have issued many positive scientific reviews and established recommended guidelines on EPA and DHA intake applicable in Europe.

More information on Omega-3, Omega-6, Omega-9 Health Claims in force in Europe: