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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

A regulatory body of the U.S. federal government responsible for environmental health and well-being. Its writes and enforces regulations within the parameters set up by law. It is charged with protecting water, air, land, and endangered species, as well as with the handling of hazardous waste. For example, the EPA administers legislation requiring registration of all pesticides sold in the U.S. The EPA was established in 1970.

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Those who started the study with higher blood levels of the two major omega-3 fats in fish oils-docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)--had no lower risk of dementia than those with lower levels.
based company say the formulas provide the high-quality compounds eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docahexaenoic acid (DHA), gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA).
Two omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), are found mainly in oily fish.
Two fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic, are collectively known as Omega-3, are essential fatty acids.
5 mg Vitamin B-6 (Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, USP), 500 mcg Vitamin B-12 (Cyanocobalamin, USP) and Pharmaceutical Grade Omega-3 Fish Oil providing 500 mg Omega-3 Acids; including 350 mg Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) and 35 mg Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA).
Fatty fish are high in two kinds of omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).
In a major departure, the AHA also said, for the first time, that a recommended nutrient could alternatively be consumed as a supplement--in this case, that would most commonly mean 1-g fish oil capsules that are widely marketed and contain 180 mg of eicosapentaenoic acid and 120 mg of docosahexaenoic acid.
3 g per day of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), 300 mg per day of alpha-lipoic acid (ALA), both treatments, or placebo for 10 weeks.
The present invention provides a kit for the dietary management of cardiovascular patients with cardiovascular disease who are deficient in blood Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) levels.
The results of a double-blinded trial published in the Singapore Medical Journal show positive effects for the omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) in overweight type II diabetics.
DSM Nutritional Products has introduced life'sDHA plus EPA, the first ingredient to deliver both docosohexaeonic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) in a vegetarian format, to the European market.
Omega-3 fatty acids include the nutrients called docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA).