Providing EFAs Development of brain, eyes & nervous system
DHA, or Docosahexaenoic Acid, is an omega-3 fatty acid that is essential for the proper functioning of our brains as adults, and for the development the nervous system and visual abilities during the first six months of life. This makes DHA supplementation important for pregnant and nursing women.
Flora's DHA Flax Oil is a vegetarian source of unrefined DHA, blended with organic Flora Flax Oil to provide you with a DHA-rich oil from tank-grown algae, not fish. Because Flora DHA Flax Oil uses only cultivated algae instead of fish oil, it is naturally free of ocean-borne contaminants like PCBs, dioxins and mercury. As an added environmental benefit, cultivated algae are a completely renewable resource that does not have a detrimental impact on the depletion of fisheries anywhere in the world.
Floras DHA Oil is blended with Flora's Flax Oil, which is cold-pressed from certified organic flax seeds that have been carefully selected for flavor and maturity. The seeds are pressed in a state-of-the-art, low-heat, light-and oxygen-free environment and then bottled in environmentally friendly, light-resistant amber glass to ensure maximum nutritional value and freshness.* This gluten-free unrefined oil contains no GMO material and is processed without hexane extraction in a GMP, Kosher facility in order to control to purity.
The development and functioning of the adult brain and for the development of the brain, eyes and nervous systems of children.
The body can convert DHA to EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid that is a precursor to the production of prostaglandins which help promote healthy levels of good cholesterol and support the optimal functioning of the arteries. Supplement Facts Serving size 1 tbsp. (15 ml) Servings Per Container 16 / 33 Amount Calories 120 Calories from Fat 120 % Daily Value* Total Fat: 13 g 20 % Saturated Fat 1 g 5 % Polyunsaturated Fat 9 g Monounsaturated Fat 3 g Omega-3 fatty acids 7 g ALA (alpha-linolenic acid) 7 g DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) 100 mg EPA (eicosapentaneoic acid) 3 g Omega-6 LA (linoleic acid) 2 g Omega-9 OA (oleic acid) 3 g Daily Value not established. *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet.
Shake well before using. Take 1 tablespoon one to three times daily with meals. For optimum freshness, Keep refrigerated and use within 8 weeks after opening. Can be frozen to maintain freshness. Do not heat or use for frying.
One serving of Flora Vegetarian DHAFlax Oil provides 103 milligrams ofEPA and DHA Omega-3 fatty acids. (See Supplement Facts panel for fat content.)
The FDA recommends that total daily intake of EPA and DHA from all sources does not exceed 3 grams per day, and not more than 2 grams per day from dietary supplements.
The statements included above have not been evaluated by the FDA or Total Health. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.