Microgenics Fish Oil 2,000mg Odourless 340 Capsules
It is recommended that we eat 1-3 serves of fish per week1. Unfortunately, the truth is that many people don’t manage this. This could be because they don’t like the taste of fish, don’t have access to good quality fish, or can’t afford it. To ensure those people don’t miss out on the many health benefits of fish oil, it is highly recommended they use a good quality fish oil supplement.
Natural source of Omega-3 essential fatty acids
Fish oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Fish oil is not the only source for omega-3
fatty acids, it is found in plants as well. However, fish oil is rich in EPA and DHA,
while the omega-3 in plant sources is mainly ALA which the human body can’t
convert efficiently2,3. This makes fish oil is a better source for omega-3 fatty acids
than plant oil.
Supports brain health and the nervous system
The human brain is nearly 60% fat4. Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA are
critical for normal brain function and development throughout all stages of life.
Several studies show that when pregnant women consume fish oil, their children
have higher scores on tests of intelligence and brain function in early childhood5,6.
Lower levels of DHA in the blood have been associated with smaller brain size7
and with impaired cognitive function. Numerous clinical trials have shown that
supplementing with DHA can help improve cognition in people of all ages, ranging
from infants to elderly8,9,10.
EFAs also affects moods. Depression rates are up to 10 times higher in countries
with limited seafood intake11; and studies show that supplementing with EFA’s
can help improve depression12,13,14. This may be because EFA’s act as an antiinflammatory.
Researchers have observed elevated levels of inflammatory markers
in those with depression, and noted that lowering the levels of inflammatory
markers improved moods15,16.
Support healthy eye function
DHA accounts for more than 1/3 of the fatty acids in the retina of the eye. EFAs
are essential for the development of the eyes in babies, and may help protect
adult eyes from macular degeneration and dry eye syndrome. The AREDS 1&2
studies found participants who reported the highest level of omega-3 fatty acids
in their diet were 25-30% less likely to develop macular degeneration during a
Support heart health
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major cause of death in Australia. It kills one
Australian every 12 minutes; and 73% of Australians aged 30 to 65 years have
been told by their doctor they have at least one risk factor for heart disease18.
Research shows that taking fish oil supplements for at least six months can
reduce the risk of heart-related events in people who are at high risk of heart
disease19. Studies also report that taking fish oil supplements can lead to modest
reductions in blood pressure20. There is also scientific evidence that omega-3 fatty
acids can reduce blood triglyceride levels21 and can help improve HDL or “good”
Note: research shows omega-3 fatty acids need to be taken for at least 6 months
before results are noticeable.
Help reduce inflammation and joint pain
Inflammation is a sign that the body is fighting an infection or sustained an injury.
Inflammation is an essential part of the healing response. However, problems
start to arise when inflammation continues for a long time and becomes
chronic inflammation. Fish oil can help reduce inflammation because it has
anti-inflammatory properties and stops the body from producing inflammatory
substances. For this reason, fish oil can bring relief to those with painful, swollen
joints – for instance in osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis23. Research shows that
people with non-specific joint pain noticed an improvement in their pain levels
when they took an omega-3 fish oil supplement24.
▪ Fish oil can help support heart health
▪ Fish oil is essential for brain development and can help improvecognition and moods
▪ Fish oil can help support eye health
▪ Contains added Vitamin E
▪ Vanilla flavoured
APPROVED LABEL CLAIM
Microgenics Fish Oil 2,000mg Odourless contains Omega-3 fatty acids which are important as the body cannot produce them and therefore can only be obtained from the diet. Omega-3 fatty acids support healthy heart and cardiovascular system function, and help in the maintenance of healthy blood lipids. Omega-3 fatty acids also maintain cognitive function.
üüOmega-3 fatty acids are important as the body cannot produce
them and therefore can only be obtained from the diet
üüSupports healthy heart and cardiovascular system function
üüMaintains general health and wellbeing
INGREDIENTS (per capsule)
Natural fish oil 2g (2,000mg)
Equiv. to Omega-3 marine triglycerides 600mg
Equiv. to eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) 360mg
Equiv. to docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 240mg
CONTAINS NO ADDED
Wheat, corn, gluten, yeast, dairy products, egg, artificial colours, preservatives or sweeteners.
Store below 30°C, away from children. Take in conjunction with a healthy balanced diet.
▪ Elevated cholesterol levels
▪ Family history of cardiovascular disease
▪ Pregnant women
▪ Suffers from low moods
Adults, take 1-3 capsules once daily, with meals, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Vitamins and minerals can only be of assistance if
dietary intake is inadequate. If symptoms persist
seek the advice of a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. Take only as directed. Do
not use if tamper evidence seal is missing, torn or
broken. Contains fish, soy and sulfites.
If taking prescription medication or if in doubt
consult your healthcare professional.