Pro EFA Essential Fatty Acids with organic borage oil Supports Joint Mobility and Positive Mental Outlook
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Pro EFA, an Omega 3, Omega 6 and Omega 9 combination delivers the most important essential fatty acids in one capsule EPA & DHA from fish oil and GLA from Borage oil. Molecularly distilled for purity, our ProEFA is an ideal supplement to ensure adequate intake of essential fatty acids from both fish and plant source. Advanced lipid antioxidants have been added for freshness and natural lemon oil for great taste.
Serving Size: 2 Soft Gels, 90 soft gel capsules per bottle. Amount Per Serving
Omega 3 Fatty acids 638 mg
EPA Eicosapentaenoic Acid 296 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) 196 mg
Other Omega 3 146 mg
Organic Borage Oil 360 mg
GLA 88 mg
Pro EFA Essential Fatty Acids Ingredients: Purified deep sea fish oil from anchovies and sardines, soft gel capsule ie gelatin, water, glycerin, lemon oil, organic borage oil, lemon oil, D alpha tocopherol, rosemary extract. No gluten, yeast, milk derivatives, artificial colors or flavors. Contains Vitamin E derived from refined soybean oil.
Do not take this product if you are using blood thinners or anticipate surgery. Consult with your physician before using this product if you are pregnant, diabetic or allergic to iodine. Keep out of the reach of children.
One to two capsules daily, or as directed by your health care professional or pharmacist.
General Nutritional Support
Essential fatty acids, a part of the PUFA family ie polyunsaturated fatty acid, are known as the essential fats. Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids are vital to health and can not be reproduced by the human body, they must be obtained from diet. The Omega 3 long chain fatty acids, EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid and DHA, docosahexaenoic acid, are found almost uniquely in foods of marine origin. It is the long chain omega 3 that the body needs to synthesize and ensure proper body function. Clinical studies in the past 30 years have regarded Omega 3 fatty acids as protective, therapeutic and essential for growth and development throughout the human lifecycle.
Borage oil, an Omega 6 fatty acid derived from the plant, Borage officinalis, is the most concentrated source of GLA, gamma-linolenic acid. GLA is beneficial for skin moisture and has been popularly used by woman suffering from pre-menstrual syndrome. Omega-3 fatty acids and GLA from Borage Oil as a combined formula may have a calming effect by increasing the amount of the body's beneficial anti-inflammatory prostaglandins of the series 1 and 3. Omega 3 fatty acids and GLA together provide optimal nutritional support and are essential throughout all stages of life.
Pro EFA is an Omega 3 from fish oil and Omega 6 from Borage oil combination. Each 1000 mg soft gel capsule provides EPA, DHA, and GLA, which are important for proper cell signaling and membrane flexibility. The New ProEFA formulation has been enhanced with advanced lipid stabilizing antioxidants, added vitamin E and has natural lemon oil added. 90 soft gel capsules 1000mg
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Their fish oil is manufactured in a 100% oxygen-free environment to preserve its unique freshness.
Molecular distillation removes any potential impurities down to the parts-per-trillion level. Certificates of analysis are available upon request with Nordic Naturals.
Their fish oils surpass all national and international standards for purity and freshness.
All Nordic Naturals products are third-party tested for freshness and purity.
Their pure and fresh fish oils are manufactured from the highest quality raw material, and contain the triglyceride form of EPA and DHA for optimized absorption.
Nordic Naturals products are used and recommended by leading doctors and research institutions around the world.
Nordic Naturals' environmentally responsible policy ensures that 100% of their fish is utilized for human or animal consumption.
100% of their fish is sourced in accordance with the Norwegian fisheries management system, which has been a model for the sustainable harvest of marine life for over 30 years.
There are two main types of Essential Fatty Acids:
the omega-3 fatty acids
the omega-6 series
Both types are necessary, and might help with a number of different health conditions. The numbers (and 3) indicate the number of carbon atoms on the main chain of the structure. Omega-6 fatty acids are found in a wide range of foods and especially in vegetables and grains. Omega-3 fatty acids are found in fish, flaxseed and spinach.
One of the main flaws in western diet is the imbalance between the intake of Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids. The ideal relationship, according to the European Union, is 4:1, but the average relationship amongst Europeans is 5:1, and in persons who do not eat fish 2 times weekly, the relationship may be 10:1 or even worse, 20:1. This imbalance leads to over expression of harmful eicosanoids in the body, and they enhance the risk of chronic diseases and degeneration.
Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) are the main structural components of the bodys cell membranes. Therefore, a balanced intake of fatty acids is necessary for healthy cell function. EFAs cannot be synthesized by the body and must be provided through diet and supplementation. Essential fatty acids are the precursors of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), a fatty acid that the body converts to hormone-like substances called prostaglandins.
Prostaglandins play an active role in the bodys inflammation response processes and promote healthy cell development. Essential fatty acids are critical to four primary body functions: energy production, maintaining body temperature, insulating nerves, and cushioning and protecting body tissues. Prostaglandins are powerful health "gladiators" cascading through the body performing a wide range of vital health functions
Prostaglandins perform a crucial role in the heart and circulatory system by promoting healthy blood flow to and from the heart, supporting blood vessels. Prostaglandins also promote a healthy immune system and inflammatory response by managing the release of lymphokines, a substance known to activate immune system cells.