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Algae-derived EPA and DHA to support cardiovascular health and daily wellness
This formula contains vegetarian EPA and DHA derived from the marine algae, Schizochytrium sp., offered in a vegetarian capsule. Omega-3 essential fatty acids EPA and DHA are both important for various functions throughout the body. Research indicates that higher plasma levels of EPA and DHA are associated with cardiovascular health, platelet function, joint comfort and cognitive health. Typical vegetarian sources of omega-3 include leafy vegetables, soybeans and flaxseed, however, these foods provide α-linoleic acid (ALA) with an inefficient conversion to EPA and DHA at 10% or less. Pure Encapsulations EPA/DHA vegetarian provides pre-formed EPA and DHA that do not require conversion for utilization.