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OMEGA FISH OILS are classified as essential fatty acids (EFAs), meaning the body can’t produce them and needs to obtain them from food sources.
Essential fatty acids are the basic building blocks for the various cells in the body. They play a vital role in maintaining the integrity (or structure) of body tissues. Like vitamins and minerals, EFAs cannot be made by the body, hence the term "essential" and must be obtained through the diet. Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids are essential, while the omega 9 fatty acids are not.

BALANCING ACT
Omega 6 fatty acids are abundant in meat, eggs, milk, grains and the oils that are made from them, including cooking oils. Omega 3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA, are less abundant in our diet as the key sources are fatty fish, such as salmon, mackerel, sardines & tuna. Having a good ratio of these fatty acids in the body is important for overall health, including a healthy inflammatory response.

EPA, DHA & ALA:
EICOSAPENTAENOIC ACID (EPA): An important fatty acid for the circulatory system. DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID (DHA): An important fatty acid found in eye and brain membranes. It plays an important role for vision and brain function and is vital for healthy heart function. ALPHA LINOLENIC ACID (ALA): Found abundantly in flax seeds, also found in walnuts and canola oil. To a degree, ALA can be converted into EPA in the body.

WHY SHOULD I BE TAKING THEM?
Omega 3 fatty acids are beneficial long chain essential fatty acids that support joint health, heart health, skin health, eye function, brain function and healthy triglyceride levels. It is important to remember that these essential fatty acids cannot be produced by the body and needs to obtained food sources or supplementation.
Not all Omega supplements are created equal. GNC UltraTriple Strength Omega 1560 EPA & DHA fish oil contains 1000 mg of the active ingredients DHA and EPA per capsule, up to 250% of the potency of regular fish oil and is 5 times purified to remove heavy metals with a thicker soft gel to reduce fishy reflux.

GNC FISH OIL RANGE:
GNC Fish Oil
GNC Ultra Omega Krill Oil
GNC Triple Strength Fish Oil with CO-Q10
GNC Triple Strength Fish Oil with Resveratrol        
GNC Triple Strength fish oil 1500mg
GNC Triple Strength Omega Complex
GNC Ultra Triple Strength Omega 1560 EPA & DHA

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