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Omega

A measure of the change in price of an option relative to a percentage change in the price of the underlying asset. For example, if an option contract has an omega of 3.5, its price increases 3.5% for every 1% of change in the price of the underlying. Omega is also known as speed. It is calculated as a derivative of the option's gamma. See also: Delta, Volatility.
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"With the award for Omega Essential Supplement from Taste for Life going to Omega 3-6-7-9, it is positive proof we're continually on the bleeding edge of innovation and efficacy," declared Bill Meissner, CEO of Genesis Today.
Omega 3-6-7-9 features vegan fatty acids from varied sources, including sea buckthorn, sacha inchi oil, flaxseed, coconut and pumpkin seed oils.
ARGUABLY the most well-known of the omegas, there's been a wealth of research into omega 3 and its benefits, particularly for heart health and brain function in children and adults (some studies have even suggested eating fish during pregnancy may improve childhood neurodevelopment).
OMEGA 3 |IMPORTANT FOR:Heart health, brain function and preventing diseases.
(For a more complete explanation of fat chemistry, see "The Skinny on Fats," Food Processing, July 2002.) Two specific fatty acids in the omega class are proving critical to human health: eicosapentanoic acid (EPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA).
But Christopher Eggs, Pinehurst, N.C., just upped the omega ante with super-omega eggs that deliver a whopping 660 mg omega-3 fatty acids per serving.