Omega 3

The health benefits of Omega 3 are well-recognised. These include advantages for maternal, brain, eye and heart health that the whole family can enjoy.End Quote

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Did you know… Omega 3 is the most scientifically researched nutritional supplement!

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It is generally recommended that you should consume a minimum of 250mg of Omega 3 a day to maintain general health and wellbeing.

For superior quality and high potency concentrated fish oils, consider PureMax Omega 3 supplements.

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It is generally recommended that you should consume a minimum of 250mg of Omega 3 a day to maintain general health and wellbeing.

To improve your Omega 3 intake, consider PureMax Omega 3 supplements.

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If you are pregnant or breast-feeding the amount of Omega 3 you should consume will be higher. Follow the link below to learn more about the importance of Omega 3 during pregnancy.

 

Omega 3 during pregnancy

Omega 3 has been scientifically proven to provide heart health benefits. Click the link below to learn more about how Omega 3 can help reduce the risk of a fatal heart attack.

 

Omega 3 for heart health

Omega 3 has been scientifically proven to provide heart health benefits. Click the link below to learn more about how Omega 3 can help to lower blood pressure.

 

Omega 3 for heart health

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Are you getting enough Omega 3?

Take the quiz below to find out if you are consuming sufficient essential fatty acids to receive the health benefits Omega 3 provides.

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In the last week, how often did you consume oily fish (such as salmon, mackerel and sardines)?




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In the last week, how often did you eat other fish (e.g. canned tuna, white fish) and seafood (e.g. prawns)?




Question #3 (of 5)

How many servings of enriched Omega 3 products did you consume last week (e.g. bread, milk, juice)?




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How many fish or algal capsules did you consume in the last week?




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An Introduction to Omega 3

Omega 3s are essential fatty acids, which are important for good health. As your body doesn’t naturally synthesise Omega 3, they must be supplied in the diet. Such fatty acids are predominantly found in oily fish such as salmon, mackerel and sardines.

There are different types of Omega 3 fatty acids. The most important are eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which are proven to provide health benefits.

The European Food Standards Agency (EFSA) generally recommends that you consume 250mg of EPA and DHA a day to maintain general health and wellbeing. This equates to approximately two portions of oily fish each week. For the healthier option choose poached, baked or grilled rather than fried fish, which is much higher in saturated fat.

For people who do not like fish, Omega 3 supplement capsules provide an excellent alternative. The labels on supplement bottles will tell you how much EPA and DHA they contain, so make sure you choose a supplement with high levels of these key fatty acids. Supplements may also be a good choice for you if you’re worried about contamination from marine pollutants such as heavy metals, dioxins, pesticides and PCBs – these tend to accumulate in fish such as tuna, which are high up the food chain. Such concerns can be avoided by selecting PureMax capsules which contain only fish oil of the highest purity standards. The benefits of Omega 3 are becoming increasingly well known, with over 20,000 scientific studies published to date. However the science surrounding these essential fatty acids can often be complicated and confusing. Watch the video above to learn more about where Omega 3 comes from and why it is important in the body. To learn more about the specific health benefits that Omega 3 can provide for you and your family, visit the Health Benefits page.

Health Benefits