Solgar - Omega 3 EPA & DHA Double Strength 700 mg. - 200 Softgels
Solgar Omega 3 700 mg provides a natural, highly concentrated source of the Omega 3 polyunsaturates EPA and DHA from cold-water fish. This formulation promotes cardiovascular, joint and immune system health. It is molecularly distilled to remove mercury and other harmful contaminants.
Purified to eliminate mercury & other contaminants.
Solgar Omega 3 EPA & DHA:
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free
- Wheat Free
About Omega 3 Fatty Acids
Omega-3 fatty acids are considered essential fatty acids: They are necessary for human health but the body can't make them - you have to get them through food. Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in fish, such as salmon, tuna, and halibut, other seafood including algae and krill, some plants, and nut oils. Also known as polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), omega-3 fatty acids play a crucial role in brain function as well as normal growth and development. They have also become popular because they may reduce the risk of heart disease. The American Heart Association recommends eating fish (particularly fatty fish such as mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines, albacore tuna, and salmon) at least 2 times a week.
Research shows that omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation and may help lower risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and arthritis. Omega-3 fatty acids are highly concentrated in the brain and appear to be important for cognitive (brain memory and performance) and behavioral function. In fact, infants who do not get enough omega-3 fatty acids from their mothers during pregnancy are at risk for developing vision and nerve problems. Symptoms of omega-3 fatty acid deficiency include fatigue, poor memory, dry skin, heart problems, mood swings or depression, and poor circulation.
It is important to have a balance of omega-3 and omega-6 (another essential fatty acid) in the diet. Omega-3 fatty acids help reduce inflammation, and most omega-6 fatty acids tend to promote inflammation. The typical American diet tends to contain 14 - 25 times more omega-6 fatty acids than omega-3 fatty acids.
The Mediterranean diet, on the other hand, has a healthier balance between omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Many studies have shown that people who follow this diet are less likely to develop heart disease. The Mediterranean diet does not include much meat (which is high in omega-6 fatty acids) and emphasizes foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, including whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, olive oil, garlic, as well as moderate wine consumption.
The Solgar Gold Standard
Solgar has been manufacturing fine quality nutritional supplements for over 60 years in an industry that is constantly evolving. Throughout these changes, we have never lost sight of our original mission - to provide consumers with the highest quality nutritional products and information to help promote optimal health. Our attention to detail from manufacturing through distribution has enabled us to set, maintain, and continually raise the Gold Standard for quality nutritional supplements, education, and service.
- Researched, Science-Based Products.
Solgar is known globally for producing innovative, science-based, efficacious products. All Solgar products have been thoroughly researched by their R & D department. Solgar has a team of experts dedicated exclusively to research. Solgar also sponsors research on existing and potential new products by donating funding, their products, and their experts to studies across the world.
- State-of-the-Art Manufacturing.
Solgar's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility meets pharmaceutical standards for machinery, procedures, quality control, and environmentalism. These standards exceed those required by the supplement industry, but Solgar feels they are necessary to provide their customers with the best quality products possible. With their own manufacturing, laboratory, and distribution facilities, Solgar ensures quality throughout the entire process.
- Quality Control.
Solgar has high standards for quality. Solgar has a rigorous quality control system in place to test products at every stage, from raw material to finished product. All materials coming into Solgar's facility are subject to stringent tests to ensure they are the highest quality; any that don't meet Solgar's standards are rejected and immediately sent back to their suppliers. A rarity in the industry, Solgar has its own on-site Quality Laboratory that ensures that each product leaving their door meets Solgar's Gold Standard™ for excellence. Solgar doesn't just do one test on their products. They do many.
- USP Water Purification System.
Solgar invested over $1 million in a state-of-the-art USP reverse osmosis water purification system - widely considered the finest type of filtration available. This isn't required by Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), but the Solgar Gold Standard™ requires that they have the best system possible.
- HEPA Air Filtration System.
All of the air that circulates through the Solgar facility passes through a bank of HEPA filters that remove 99.9% of airborne particulates. Both air and water samples are routinely tested in Solgar's in-house laboratory.
Solgar disassembles and cleans every piece of machinery after each formula change. In some cases, the equipment is broken down into hundreds of parts and may take up to eight hours to clean and reassemble. Solgar also uses food-grade, environmentally friendly cleaners to sanitize equipment between batches.
- Gluten Free.
Most Solgar products are gluten free.
- Kosher Certified.
Solgar selected KOF-K Kosher Supervision, an international organization that follows the strictest laws of the kosher observance, to certify Solgar's products.
- Halal Certified.
Solgar chose the Halal Food Authority (HFA), a U.K.-based organization that adheres to the strictest laws of Halal, to certify their products.
- Aqueous Coated Tablets.
Solgar was one of the first in the Natural Products Industry to integrate a natural, water-based coating for all of Solgar's coated-tablet products as an alternative to using the more common solvent-based coating agent, shellac (pharmaceutical glaze). This natural, water-based coating improves disintegration and dissolution, providing better absorption of the nutrients.
- Recyclable Amber Glass Bottles.
Solgar's 100% recyclable glass bottles are non-leaching, non-porous, and odorless. Although these "old style" medicine bottles cost more, Solgar uses them because they protect against heat, light, and moisture, thereby preserving nutrient potency.
Solgar's Commitment to Excellence
Solgar has been innovating and producing fine quality nutritional supplements since 1947. Our ongoing mission is to provide consumers with top- quality, innovative, science-based nutritional supplements to support their total health and well-being. They are committed to exclusively distributing our products in the natural products industry where knowledgeable retailers worldwide can guide consumers through the vast array of choices.
Solgar is founded and introduces its first high potency natural multivitamin with minerals.
Solgar introduces sugar, salt, and starch-free supplements and strives to eliminate preservatives, artificial flavors and colors from formulas.
Formula VM-75 multivitamin with minerals - the first multivitamin with amino acid chelated minerals.
Solgar introduces a complete line of free-form amino acids.
Formula VM-2000 multivitamin with amino acids.
Earth Source multivitamin with whole food concentrates and probiotics.
Solgar offers consumers selected products in vegetable capsules.
Solgar.com introduces nutritional information to the Internet. Solgar introduces Standardized Full Potency (SFP) Herbs - a full herbal selection to provide consumers with standardized active ingredients combined with the whole herb.
Omnium multivitamin with a substantial phytonutrient blend.
Solgar introduces KOF-K Kosher products. Solgar was one of the first nutritional supplement companies to switch to aqueous-based coating for improved disintegration, dissolution, and absorption of nutrients.
Solgar introduces its first certified Non-GMO (Not Genetically Modified) soy product. Solgar sponsors launch of nutritionfocus.org as an informational resource for consumers.
Solgar launches Skin, Nails, & Hair Advanced MSM Formula.
Solgar introduces Vision Guard Formula and Vitamin E Vegetarian Softgels.
Solgar introduces Nutri-NanoCoQ-10 3.1x Softgels bringing nanotechnology to the natural products industry.
Solgar introduces PM PhytoGen Complex.
Solgar introduces HFA Halal-certified products. Solgar introduces Folate (as Metafolin) 400 mcg and 800 mcg Tablets.
Solgar proudly introduces D3 5000 IU Vegetable Capsules and Acai Extract Brazilian Berry Softgels.
The Solgar Gold Standard extends beyond the finished product.They are fortunate to have the finest family - an entire team that shares the passion for quality just like Solgar's founders did. Their dedication can be found in every bottle. Their associates don't just make their vitamins, they take them as well.