Omega 3 is the oil from deep sea, cold water fish and contains a marine lipid concentrate which consists of valuable fatty acids essential in a healthy diet. Where fish and fish oil intake is high, as in the Japanese and Eskimo communities the population enjoys good heart health.
Omega-3 may also support joint health, skin heath, brain health, eye health and healthy cholesterol levels.
Silberhorn Omega-3 capsules come in 1000mg's and total long chain fatty acids contained are 300mg's per capsule.
Recommended Daily Intake: The Ministry of Health recommends that an adequate intake is 90mg of long chain omega-3 per day for women and 160mg for men.
The recommended daily dose according to the Ministry of Health to help reduce the risk of chronic disease (especially heart disease) it recommends 430mg per day of the long chain fatty acids for women and for men 610mg per day. This is inline with the Amercian Heart Association and British Nutrition Foundation. For people with a recent history of heart disease they are arecommended to take about 1000mg per day.
Caution: Excessive amounts of omega-3 could increase the risk of bleeding so keep your daily intake below 3000mg. People on blood thinners should check with their doctor first before taking omega-3.
Always read the label and use as directed. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.