Omega-3 fatty acids are more important than you might think. For kids and adults alike, omega-3s help your body operate optimally and provide many benefits. These benefits include support for healthy brain function (and healthy brain development for kids), long-term eye health, heart health, joint lubrication and flexibility, and even healthy skin.* And while there are 11 types of omega-3s, two important types, DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), play a crucial role in your health. But the body can only convert a small amount of ALA to DHA and EPA, so you need to get these omega-3s from your diet.
So how do you get enough omega-3s in your diet? DHA + EPA can be found in fatty fishes like salmon, tuna, and mackerel, and vegetarian sources include seaweed and algae. But it can be hard to get the omega-3s you need from diet alone. So, here are three solutions to add crucial DHA + EPA to your daily routine.
These chewable gellys are great for the whole family, delivering 335 mg omega-3s per gelly with a great-tasting and easy-to-take formula. Sourced from fish oil, Omega-3 Gellys™ deliver 3x more DHA + EPA than other leading gummies, and the new gelly technology uses emulsified droplets to improve absorption of omega-3s.*1 And with zero sugar and a delicious Strawberry Lemonade flavor, these gellys are perfect for kids and picky eaters.
For a more traditional supplement to add to your routine, OmegaGuard® provides a full spectrum of seven ultra-pure, pharmaceutical-grade omega-3 fatty acids, including DHA + EPA. Every softgel capsule is filled with highly purified, sustainable fish oil to reduce fishy taste and odor and ensure it’s as good for the planet as it is for you.
No fish here, but there’s still an ocean of benefits. Vegan Omega-3 is perfect for those with dietary restrictions or preferences, with omega-3s sustainably sourced from marine algae off the coast of Washington state. This results in a pure and potent DHA + EPA that’s completely fish free. Vegan Omega-3 delivers 400 mg DHA and 100 mg EPA per serving (2 softgels).
|*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.|
- Haug, I.J., Sagmo, L.B., Zeiss, D., Olsen, I.C., Draget, K.I. and Seternes, T. (2011), Bioavailability of EPA and DHA delivered by gelled emulsions and soft gel capsules. Eur. J. Lipid Sci. Technol., 113: 137-145.