Omega 3-6-9 contains EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) — both support your fitness goals, alongside your general wellbeing.1,2 As your body can’t make these on its own you have to get them from your diet, but it can be difficult to get enough from what you eat alone.
What is Omega 3-6-9?
Omega 3-6-9 is our blend of the unsaturated fatty acids, omega-3, -6 and -9. When looking at food labels, we may find ourselves trying to avoid fats. Some fats, however, are considered to be very healthy, helping our bodies to continue to function normally. Omega-3, -6 and -9 are fatty acids, which are required by our bodies.
Fatty acids are made up of chains of carbon- and hydrogen atoms. The numbers 3, 6 and 9, just tell us a bit more about the fatty acids, namely, at which point in the fatty acid chain the first carbon double bond can be found.
Which foods contain omega-3, -6 and -9?
Though omega-3 is commonly found in fish, it is also present in high quantities in some nuts and seeds. Foods high in omega-3 include chia seeds, cod liver oil, flaxseed (and flaxseed oil), herring, mackerel, salmon, sardines and walnuts.
Omega-6 can be found mostly in oils. Corn oil, grapeseed oil, sesame oil, sunflower oil and walnut oil.
Omega-9 is present in large quantities in some nuts, seeds an oils, like almond butter, avocado oil, cashews, olive oil and walnuts.
- EPA and DHA contribute to the normal function of the heart
- Convenient way to boost intake of Omega 3, 6 & 9
- Easy to consume capsule
What is omega-3?
Omega-3 is a polyunsaturated, essential fatty acid. “Essential” indicates that your body not only needs omega-3 but is also unable to produce it itself. Omega-3 must, therefore, be sourced from your diet, which can prove difficult if is low in seafood.
Omega-3 fatty acids, such as EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), play a pivotal role in human health, as they have benefits such as helping to support heart health.1
What is omega-6?
Omega-6 is a polyunsaturated, essential fatty acid. Alpha-linoleic acid (ALA) is the most common omega-6 fatty acid, which supports the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels.3
What is omega-9?
Omega-9, unlike -3 and -6, is a monounsaturated fatty acid. Omega-9s can be commonly found in oils such as seed- and vegetable oils. They are also found in nuts and seeds.
What are the benefits of Omega 3-6-9?
Omega 3-6-9 combines fish and plant oils, which help to maintain normal blood cholesterol levels.3 Our capsules provide a perfect blend of omega-3, 6, and 9 fatty acids, which play a key role in keeping you healthy — EPA supports the normal function of the heart,1 and DHA supports normal brain function.2
Plus, we’ve added vitamin E which is a natural antioxidant4 — super-important whatever your lifestyle or fitness goals.
1. EPA and DHA contribute to the normal function of the heart. The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 250mg of EPA and DHA.
2. DHA contributes to the maintenance of normal brain function. The beneficial effects are obtained with a daily intake of 250mg of EPA and DHA.
3. ALA contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels (beneficial effects with a daily intake of 2g ALA).
4. Vitamin E contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Omega 3 Fish Oil (Eicosaperntaenoic Acid 18%), Docosahexaenoic Acid 12%), Flaxseed Oil (ALA 50%), Sunflower Oil, Softgel (Gelatin, Glycerol, Purified Water), Antioxidant (Vitamin E).
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Omega 3, 6 & 9 Food Supplement Softgels.