DHA vs. EPA: Which omega-3 is better for raising the Omega-3 Index?

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DHA vs. EPA: Which omega-3 is better for raising the Omega-3 Index?

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The omega-3 DHA content in farmed fish continues to drop as fish oil is replaced with plant-based substitutes in aquaculture feeds.  DHA-rich microalgae ingredients such as Nymega offer sustainable solutions for raising the omega-3 content in fish feed.  As this recent article written by Stephen Daniells and posted on NutraIngredients.com points out, we are learning that not all omega-3 fatty acids are created equally.  DHA may be more powerful than EPA in boosting the Omega-3 Index and therefore reducing cardiovascular disease risk.

14-April-2017 / Article by Stephen Daniells, posted on NutraIngredients.com

High-doses of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may boost the Omega-3 Index (O3I) more than EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), says a new study.

Read the complete article online at NutraIngredients.com here.

 

 

 

 

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