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Good and Bad Fats & Dosage Guidelines

In this fat-fobic world people are confused about the issue of fats in the diet. We have been taught for decades that fats are "bad." Food manufacturers advertise "fat-free" foods. Health care providers often forget to remind us that certain essential fatty acids are required for optimum health and many of us are starved for healthy fats.

There are fats called essential fatty acids (EFAs) and they are just as important as vitamins and minerals in meeting our basic nutritional needs. Fats come in three basic forms:

  • saturated fats found in meats and diary products,
  • monounsaturated fats such as olive oil, canola oil and chicken fat; and
  • polyunsaturated fats found primarily in other vegetable oils, nut oils and fish oils.

There are two types of essential fatty acids, found in polyunsaturated fats, namely omega-6 (plant based fatty acids) and omega-3 (principally present in fish oils). They are absolutely required for human health as we cannot synthesize them in our bodies.

Unfortunately many of the sources of polyunsaturated fats in our diet have been partially or fully hydrogenated (saturated) to make cholesterol-free substitutes such as margarine, or used for deep-frying, which oxidizes and alters the fatty acids beyond the ability of our bodies to recognize and use them. The processing of commercial oil products has done much to eliminate a great deal of the natural health benefits of vegetable oils.

The relation between the daily intake of the two families, omega-6 and omega-3 in the Western diet is unbalanced. This ratio in our diet 100 years ago is between 3:1 and 5:1 but currently the ratio in our modern diet is between 12:1 and 25:1. This dramatic shift toward omega-6 consumption has occurred because of overuse of processed oils and is thought to be one of the leading factors in chronic inflammatory illness and cardiovascular disease.

"It seems to be the food industry´s fault that we today eat too much of the omega-6 series in relation to omega-3."

The American Heart Association has now issued recommendations stating that patients with heart disease consume at least one gram of omega-3 fatty acids per day. This amount is available in a 3 oz. serving of fatty fish such as salmon, herring, trout or sardines. Taking three capsules of fish oil containing one gram of oil would also meet these recommendations.

The new American Heart Association guidelines also recommended that people without heart disease eat at least two servings of fish a week and also include oils and foods in their diet that are rich in omega-3 such as flaxseed and canola oils and add nuts such as walnuts. Unfortunately the fish is nowadays contaminated with environmental toxins, mercury and dioxines, and eating fish twice a week presents a health hazard to children under 16 years of age and to expectant mothers.

Some believe that the only safe way to ensure a safe, regular and adequate intake of omega-3 fatty to be supplementation.


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Fish Oil rich in EPA Omega 3 Fatty Acids.

Omax3™ is The Ultra-Pure Omega-3 Supplement™, specially developed by physicians and scientists from the Yale University School of Medicine to provide you with an ultra- pure and optimally balanced Omega-3 supplement for your health.

One 825mg Omax3 Capsule Provides:

  • 750mg of Omega 3:
    • 562mg of Pure EPA Omega 3
    • 137mg of DHA Omega 3
  • Box contains 60 capsules

Omax3™ delivers greater than 91% Omega-3s per softgel, setting the new standard for Omega-3 supplements (most supplements are only 30-60% pure). Based on the latest scientific research, Omax3™ is a comprehensive Omega-3 supplement formulated to maximize benefits for cardiac health, mood and cognition, as well as joint, skin and immune support.


Have your Omax3 delivered automatically every month or every other month and save £s - 60 capsules only £19.99 including delivery (our retail price including delivery for Omax3 is £29.78 and for MorEPA is £21.49)
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MorEPA - Mini Capsules - Rich in EPA with Evening Primrose Oil
is a rich and pure source of Omega 3 EPA fish oil.

One 438 mg capsule contains:

  • 238 mg of pure EPA Omega 3
  • 42 mg of DHA Omega 3
  • Box contains 60 capsules

MorEPA Mini also contains 10mg of GLA from Evening Primrose Oil. An ideal choice for children to ensure that they get their daily dose of EPA. For Children Aged 5+
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MorEPA - Smart Fats - Rich in EPA Fatty Acids
is a rich and pure source of Omega 3 EPA fish oil.

One 1,000 mg capsule contains around:

  • 500 mg of pure EPA Omega 3
  • 98 mg of DHA Omega 3
  • Box contains 60 capsules

Pure essential Omega 3 fatty acids responsible for maintaining good cardiovascular health and reducing the incidence of inflammatory diseases such as arthritis. For Adults from age 15 and above.
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Fish Oil rich in DHA Omega 3 Fatty Acids

MorDHA-Mini IQ (From 6 months up to the age of 5)
Has been developed to support growth, and brain development in children through the crucial first years of life and comes in a tasty strawberry flavour.
Most mums know whats best for their children but the growing amount of scientific research proves how important DHA is to a childs healthy development. From 6 months up to five years old, MorDHA-Mini is probably the most important supplement you can give them.
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MorDHA IQ (For mothers during and after pregnancy)
Taking MorDHA during pregnancy can give your baby the best start in supporting the earliest stages of brain growth and development. It makes sense that getting enough DHA not only helps mum but can greatly affect your unborn babys brain development and performance through the early years.
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Flax Oils rich in ALA Omega 3 Fatty Acids (Plant Sourced Omega 3)

Barlean's High Lignan Flax Oil Complex
provides an important contribution to the immune system, the condition of the heart and blood vessels, a "healthy cholesterol" level, digestion and intestinal function, joint flexibility and sporting performance. High Lignan Flax oil contains the optimum ration of Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids, is particularly rich in Lignans.
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Barlean's Omega Twin with Flax and Borage Oils
This product combines organic flaxseed oil, the world's richest source of alpha linolenic acid, (LNA) Omega-3 with borage oil, the world's richest source of GLA Omega-6. A special synergism exists between these two important fatty acids which may potentiate their effects. Both LNA and GLA are required in balancing the body's hormonal response to conditions associated with allergy, inflammation, pain and swelling.
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Barlean's Essential Woman - Lasting beauty is a reflection of inner health
Gorgeous skin, beautiful shining hair and strong nails. Barlean's Essential Woman contains organic flaxseed oil, evening primrose oil (GLA), flaxseed particulate, isoflavones and saponins isolated from GM free soy. It is an ideal balanced oil from women with pre-menstrual syndrome, pre, peri, and post menopausal complaints.
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Barlean's Omega Man - Flax Seed Complex blended for Men
OMEGA MAN is for men of all ages who strive for peak performance, optimal heath, vitality and longevity. It can provide a synergy of essential omega fatty acids and plant phytochemicals absent in multivitamins and deficient in todays diet, yet critical for maintaining cellular, sexual and heart health, athletic performance, fat metabolism and lean muscle mass.
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We are the UK's No 1 UK Independent Specialist in Pharmaceutical Grade Omega 3 - We Recommend:

Omax3 with 1500mg of Omega-3s per serving
Barlean's Flax Oils
The Omega Plan
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