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Canned salmon contains 1 to 1.3 grams of EPA and DHA (eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid), the essential fatty acids in a three-ounce serving.
In contrast, another omega-3 fatty acid from fish oil, EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), offered only partial protection against CLA-induced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and provided no protection against insulin resistance.
Because fish contain two specific types of omega-3s, EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), the benefits identified were attributed to both.
Marinol[R] Omega-3 Emulsion contains high concentration of the two of the most important long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs): eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosa-hexaenoic acid (DHA).
TAK-085 is a highly concentrated preparation of the ethyl esters of omega-3 fatty acids which are mainly a combination of ethyl esters of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).
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.
A study in the April issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition adds to growing evidence that the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), found in fatty fish, may be good for your brain.
Officials at the West Caldwell, NJ.-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.
Each Capsule Contains: 1 mg Folic Acid USP, 12.5 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).