Life Extension Vegetarian Sourced DHA -- 30 Vegetarian Softgels
- Life Extension Vegetarian Sourced DHA is a premium DHA derived from sustainable algae sources.
- A great addition to any fish oil supplement for those who want to optimize their healthy.
- DHA accounts for 40% of the polyunsaturated fats in your brain.
- Scientific studies have proven vegans and vegetarians have substantially lower DHA levels.
Finally Vegans and Vegetarians Can Get Their DHA and EPA Through a Non-Animal Source
Even though omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA can be obtained through fish oil supplementation, studies have shown that these fatty acids can deliver unique health benefits. While most individuals get enough DHA their fish oil supplements, some people want to increase their DHA levels for better overall health.
Along with DHA's many vital functions is that it also accounts for nearly 40% of the polyunsaturated fats in your brain. Brain synapses are the connectors by which your brain neurons communicate with each other. Having higher concentrations of DHA than nearly every other tissue in your body. DHA helps to stimulate the production of your neuronal features which are building blocks for learning. Recent studies have shown that DHA is essential for your production of essential neuroprotectins to support healthy cell signaling. In fact, scientists have been researching how sufficient levels of DHA in healthy people may also support normal mood and behavioral habits in adults and children, as well as normal cognitive function at any age.
DHA is an important structural fat in the retina of your eye, it accounts for up to 60% of the total polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). There has been much research which demonstrates that this essential fatty acid plays other vital roles in your body.
Scientific research and studies have shown that the proportions of DHA in your body tissue "are substantially lower in vegans and vegetarians" compared with those who regularly eat foods from animal sources. A study has found that 200 mg of DHA results in "a large increase in the proportion of DHA in blood lipids in vegetarians and vegans."
Life Extension® now offers purified DHA oil which is derived entirely from algae cells in culture. Vegetarian Sourced DHA is a premium DHA derived from sustainable algae sources. It meets the most rigid standards of vegan and vegetarian diets.
|Ingredients||Amount Per Serving|
|Calories from Fat||5|
|Total Fat||0.5 g|
|DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) (from algae oil Schizochytrium sp.)||200 mg|