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Nuique's vegan Omega 3 is a pure vegan omega-3 from algae, with 150mg EPA and 300mg DHA (per 2 capsule dose), derived from algae. Our Omega 3 is great for all the family. Our vegan, non-fish, algae supplement is great for infants, young children, pregnant women, and the elderly. In fact long chain Omega 3 is of benefit throughout our lives at any age.
Long chain Omega 3, PUFAs (polyunsaturated fatty acids) are only present in oily fish and algae. Algae are the source of these essential fatty acids, and fish obtain Omega 3 from their diet of algae. Nuique Omega 3 is guaranteed to be free of toxins, heavy metals and PCBs, because we grow algae in a pharmaceutical grade facility. This means it's away from the sea and you can be sure of the highest quality and purity of our vegan algae oil.
Nuique EPA & DHA, is the purest dose of pure Algae Omega 3 as it is unadulterated, providing a massive 150mg EPA and 300mg DHA per 2 capsule daily dose. 60 capsules per bottle, 1 months supply.Nuique is the first choice when choosing a non-fish Omega 3 direct from the source; algae. The best choice in sustainability and developed in a controlled environment.
Why should I just take pure Omega 3 EPA & DHA and not Omega 3,6 & 9?
It's very simple and straightforward yet can be the source of confusion to many people. A lot of people think if they are taking Omega 3,6,9 that they are taking a more 'complete' Omega.
Omega 9, the human body can make itself, so you don't need any extra. And 100 years ago people died from omega 6 deficiency, but that's no longer the case today. Omega 6, although essential for survival is abundant within a variety of foods we eat.
What is important to remember is the balance between Omega 3 and Omega 6.
Too much Omega 6 is detrimental to the absorption of Omega 3.
The ratio should be around 1:1 to 4:1 (Omega 6 to Omega 3) but in typical Western diets it can be anything from around a staggering 50:1 in favour of the Omega 6. The Western diets contain far too much omega 6, so you really don't need to take any more in supplement form. Why take Omega 6 with Omega 3 when they compete with each other for absorption within the body? Omega 6 always wins. Too much Omega 6 will only go into storing in the body where we don't want it, around the stomach in most cases! Omega 3 stores in the brain, eyes and heart.
Humans cannot manufacture long chain Omega 3 EPA & DHA, they have to get it from their diet by consuming either oily fish or an algae oil supplement. When we created Nuique Vegan Omega 3, we went straight to the source and bypassed the fish.
The future without question, should be algae-derived Omega 3. NUIQUE OM3 is guaranteed to be free of toxins, heavy metals and PCB's because it's grown in a controlled pharmaceutical grade facility, away from the sea. Therefore customers can be sure of the highest quality and purity of our algae oil without having to take a fish oil.
NUIQUE EPA & DHA Vegan/Vegetarian Omega 3, is naturally low in omega 6 with no added Sunflower lecithin, delivering a whopping 150 mg EPA & 300mg Omega 3 per 2 capsule, easy to swallow, daily dose.
NUIQUE, Vegan Omega 3 is:
High strength EPA & DHA non-fish marine oil from algae
Vegan and Vegetarian approved
Fully sustainable - we just grow it!
Free from toxins, heavy metals, PCB's
Very low in omega 6 and saturated fat
Free fromwheat, dairy, sugar, gluten, GMO's and all animal products and by-products
Vegetable glycerol, wet milled corn starch, natural undegraded seaweed carrageenan, sodium carbonate (from kelp) - 225mg.
Below is an extensive list of research papers which the EFSA do not regard as evidence that EPA or DHA are useful to human health.
Omega-3 fatty acids are considered essential fatty acids: They are necessary for human health but the body can' t make them -- you have to get them through food. Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in fish, such as salmon, tuna, and halibut, other seafood including algae and krill, some plants, and nut oils. Also known as polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), omega-3 fatty acids play a crucial role in normal growth and development. They have also become popular because they may reduce the risk of heart disease. The American Heart Association recommends eating fish (particularly fatty fish such as mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines, albacore tuna, and salmon) at least 2 times a week.
Fish, plant, and nut oils are the primary dietary source of omega-3 fatty acids. Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are found in cold water fish such as salmon, mackerel, halibut, sardines, tuna, and herring. ALA is found in flaxseeds, flaxseed oil, canola (rapeseed) oil, soybeans, soybean oil, pumpkin seeds, pumpkin seed oil, purslane, perilla seed oil, walnuts, and walnut oil. The health effects of omega-3 fatty acids come mostly from EPA and DHA. ALA from flax and other vegetarian sources needs to be converted in the body to EPA and DHA. Many people do not make these conversions very effectively, however. This remains an ongoing debate in the nutrition community; fish and sea vegetable sources of EPA and DHA versus vegetarian sources of ALA. Other sources of omega-3 fatty acids include sea life such as krill and algae.
Because of the potential for side effects and interactions with medications, you should only take dietary supplements only under the supervision of a knowledgeable health care provider.
Omega-3 fatty acids should be used cautiously by people who bruise easily, have a bleeding disorder, or take blood thinning medications including warfarin (Coumadin), clopidogrel (Plavix), or aspirin. High doses of omega-3 fatty acids may increase the risk of bleeding, even in people without a history of bleeding disorders -- and even in those who are not taking other medications.
People with either diabetes or schizophrenia may lack the ability to convert alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) to eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), the forms more readily used in the body. People with these conditions should be sure to get enough EPA and DHA from their diets. Also, people with type 2 diabetes may experience increases in fasting blood sugar levels while taking fish oil supplements. If you have type 2 diabetes, use fish oil supplements only under the supervision of a health care provider.Supporting Research
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