Omega 3 Fatty Acids - taken regularly benefit our good health!!
Generally speaking, there are TWO primary benefits Omega 3 essental acids have on our bodies include:
1. Cellular Membrane Components:
The outer membrane of human cells act as a gateway allowing raw materials in, and processed materials out. This outer membrane requires a constant turnover of PUFA's to remain functional. Omega 3's are an essential part of this replenishment. A shortage of Omega 3 reduces the ability of cells to efficiently perform their function, leading to nutrient starvation and chronic illnesses.
2. Production of Eicosanoids:
Omega 3 is also converted into another class of chemical called eicosanoids, (a specific chemical/hormone group which are essential to regular healthy functioning) the most critical of which are prostaglandins.Prostaglandins are important for the regulation of inflammation, pain, swelling, blood pressure, heart function, gastrointestinal function and secretions, kidney function and fluid balance, blood clotting and platelet aggregation, allergic response, nerve transmission, steroid production and hormone synthesis..If the diet is inadequate, the omega3 prostaglandins produced are either lacking or unbalanced, leading to dysfunction of these vital bodily activities.
There are thousands of articles written about Omega 3 fatty acid. Most of these are based on fish oil research alone, and therefore only mention the benefits of DHA and EPA. There are however, far fewer articles which discuss the medicinal benefits of ALL THREE PUFA's - DHA, EPA,and DPA.
The conclusion is that seal oil provides more complete set of Omega 3 Fatty Acids!!
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ABOUT TRIPLE OMEGA 3
Newfoundland is located off the east coast of Canada in the cold North Atlantic Ocean. Each year Harp Seals (phoca groenlandica) are harvested as they migrate from the Arctic along our coastline.
Omega 3 Plus is processed from 100% superior grade marine and seal oils, which contain higher levels of Omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids than other fish oils. Because Omega 3 polyunsaturated fats benefit from easy oxidation using an advanced low-temperature process, Terra Nova Fishery Co. Ltd. manufacturing process can deliver Omega 3 products which retain the purest, refined natural characteristics available on the market today. Omega 3 Plus, and Triple Omega 3 (for US markets) are both approved for use by Health Canada.
What are Omega-3 fatty acids?
In our body, the fatty tissue consists of two distinctive fatty acids, Omega 3 & Omega 6.
Omega 6 mainly comes from vegetable, seed and nut oils.
Omega 3 mainly comes from fish and marine mammals.
The omega 3 fatty acids include the essential fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (18:3n-3) and its longer chain metabolites (DHA, DPA & EPA). In Omega 3 acids, the first double bond is located on the third carbon from the methyl end of the hydrocarbon chain. For omega 6 fatty acids, it is located at the sixth carbon.
The longer chain of Omega 3 fatty acid commonly known as Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, 20:5n-3), Docosapentaenoic acid (DPA, 22:5n-3), and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, 22:6n-3) is found in our seal oil at an average of 20-25%. In recent medical research, all of these 3 components have been proven to be vitally important in human health, growth and development.