Heart Health Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E

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  • Helps maintain normal cholesterol levels
  • Helps maintain healthy blood pressure levels
  • Helps maintain normal blood flow
  • Helps maintain normal triglyceride levels in the blood
  • Promotes overall cardiovascular health
  • Helps maintain healthy levels of C-reactive protein
  • Promotes a healthy complexion
  • Helps enhance mood
  • Promotes healthy lubrication of the eye
  • Promotes normal tear production and volume
  • Helps promote healthy blood flow to the eye
  • May help to retain low-light visual acuity
  • Supports joint health
  • Supports relief from temporary inflammation associated with the normal aging process and daily activity


†According to the FDA, supportive, but not conclusive, research shows that consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.

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Heart Health Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product(s) is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

There are an abundance of fish oil products on the market but only Heart Health Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E uses the best fish to provide a clean and safe product rich in eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Also, in contrast to competitors who use large fish, Heart Health Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E uses small fish such as sardines and anchovies to limit the accumulation of toxins prevalent in larger fish. In addition, by containing 3000mg of fish oil, Heart Health Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E contains nearly three times more fish oil than most other fish oil products, and meets the 3g recommendation of the American Heart Association.*

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Heart Health™ Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E
 
4.3

(based on 76 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (49)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

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    (6)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • No side effects (34)
  • Simple to take (29)
  • Long-lasting (19)
  • Alleviates symptoms (17)
  • Quick-acting (16)

Cons

  • Complicated to take (5)

Best Uses

  • Long-term use (40)
  • Minor discomfort (4)
  • Daily use (3)
  • Severe pain (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Health conscious (28), Regular user (27), First time user (18)

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5.0

i wold buy this again and again!

By happy cherry

from Burnaby, BC

About Me Health Conscious

SHOP CONSULTANT

Pros

  • Effective

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Heart Health
    • Lower Cholesterol

    Comments about Heart Health™ Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E:

    my mom keep using this product for more than 6 months and it really helps her heart system!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    The product is great, but it's too big!

    By Jennifer

    from San Jose, CA

    About Me First Time User

    SHOP CONSULTANT

    Pros

    • Effective

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Heart Health
      • Lower Cholesterol

      Comments about Heart Health™ Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E:

      Great product! But the pill is too big to take for older people.

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Toooo large!

      By LORIW

      from USA

      Comments about Heart Health™ Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E:

      I want to take this so bad , they're to large and the coating is makes it kinda tacky and they get stuck...I tried 3-4 times and whole glass of water. I take the childrens omega , but I would prefer these because of the vit e...please make smaller ...I will take 3 times a day if neccesary.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Too big to swallow

      By ChiaC

      from USA

      Comments about Heart Health™ Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E:

      The quality may be good, but the pillsize is noticeable.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great product

      By CarolD

      from USA

      Comments about Heart Health™ Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E:

      This is the best one I have tried

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      Ingredients

      Fish Body Oils 3000 mg [EPA† 900 mg and DHA† 600 mg]
      Fish oils or marine oils are lipids (fats) found in fish, particularly cold water fish like herring, kipper, mackerel, menhaden, pilchard, salmon, sardine and trout, and phytoplankton. The sources of fish oil in Heart Health Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E are sardines and anchovies, tested by the manufacturer and an independant testing company to be virtually free of mercury lead, PCB and other heavy metals. Fish oils are rich sources of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexanenoic acid) are the two most studied fish oils. DHA is a necessary component of the phospholipids in human cellular membranes, especially those found in the brain and retina. Clinical studies have shown omega-3 fatty acids to help maintain healthy triglyceride levels. A strong correlation has also been shown between fish oil consumption and the ability to maintain healthy levels of C-reactive protein. Fish oils are also important in the maintenance of normal blood flow, as they support normal fibrinogen levels (coagulation or blood clotting), which contributes to normal platelet activity.* 

      EPA and DHA have several mechanisms of action to help maintain normal triglyceride and cholesterol levels, help maintain normal blood flow and pressure, and support normal platelet activity. EPA and DHA help maintain normal triglyceride levels by promoting normal lipogenesis and supporting normal fatty acid oxidation in the liver. EPA and DHA promote the normal transcription of genes coding for lipogenesis enzymes and promote the normal transportation of the regulatory enzymes of fatty acid oxidation. Activating PPAR (peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor) - alpha, helps to support normal fatty acid oxidation. The promotion of normal lipogenesis is done through down-regulation of SREBP (sterol regulatory element binding protein) -1c messenger RNA.* 

      EPA is the precursor to series-3 prostaglandins (PG), the series-3 thrombaxanes (TX) and the series-5 leukotrienes (LT). More specifically, EPA is a precursor to eicosanoids (TXA3 and LTB5), which promote normal platelet activity and promote normal vasodilation. These effects demonstrate EPA’s potential ability to help maintain normal blood pressure and support normal blood clotting. Fish oils inhibit the arachidonic acid synthesis of thromboxane A2, which help to promote normal platelet activity and vasodilation. Fish oil may also contribute to the normal production of prostacyclin, a prostaglandin that promotes normal vasodilation and supports normal platelet activity.* 

      Omega-3 fatty acids compete metabolically with omega-6 fatty acids, found in higher amounts in typical western diets. Omega-6 fatty acids may inhibit the incorporation of omega-3 fatty acids into tissue lipids. Omega-3 fatty acids may inhibit the conversion of many omega-6 fatty acids into arachidonic acid. Consumption of omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA, a corresponding increase of these fatty acids appears to occur in cell membranes and circulatory lipids along with a simulataneous reduction in omega-6 fatty acids.* 

      Vitamin E (d-alpha tocopherol) 23 IU
      The most valuable sources of dietary vitamin E include vegetable oils, margarine, nuts, seeds, avocados and wheat germ. Safflower oil contains large amounts of vitamin E (about two thirds of the RDA in ¼ cup), and there are trace amounts in corn oil and soybean oil. Vitamin E is actually a family of related compounds called tocopherols and tocotrienols. Vitamin E is available in a natural or synthetic form. In most cases, the natural and synthetic forms are identical except the natural form of vitamin E is better absorbed and retained in the body. The natural form of alpha-tocopherol is known as "d-alpha tocopherol." The synthetic "dl-" form is the most common form found in dietary supplements. For those individuals watching their dietary fat consumption, which is relatively common in the world of dieting, vitamin E intake is likely to be low, due to a reduced intake of foods with high fat content. 

      The main health benefit of supplemental vitamin E comes from its immune-boosting antioxidant activity. It supports a healthy cardiovascular system. Vitamin E is one of the most powerful fat-soluble antioxidants in the body. In turn, vitamin E protects cell membranes from free radical. Vitamin E is commonly added to fish oil supplements to provide antioxidant protection of DHA and EPA.* 

      †According to the FDA, supportive, but not conclusive, research shows that consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.

      Science

      • Madsen T, Skou HA, et al, C-reactive protein, dietary n-3 fatty acids, and the extent of coronary artery disease.  Am J Cardiol 88:1139-42 (2001)
      • Rigelsky, JM, et al, Hawthorn: pharmacology and therapeutic uses.  Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:417-22 (2002)
      • Kris-Etherton PM, et al, fish consumption, fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids, and cardiovascular disease.  Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23(2):e20-e30 (2003)
      • Morris, MC, Sacks F, Rosner B.  Does fish oil lower blood pressure?  A meta-analysis of controlled trials.  Circulation 88(2):523-533 (19930
      • Howe PR.  Dietary fats and hypertension.  Focus on fish oil.  Ann NY Acad Sci 827:339-352 (1997)
      • Morris MC, et al, The effect of fish oil on blood pressure in mild hypertensive subjects: a randomized crossover trial.  Am J Clin Nutr 57(1):59-64 (1993)
      • Knapp HR, FitzGerald GA.  The antihypertensive effects of fish oil.  A controlled study of polyunsaturated fatty acid supplements in essential hypertension.  J Engl J Med 320(16):1037-1043 (1989)
      • Bonaa, KH, et al, Effect of eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids on blood pressure in hypertension.  A population-based intervention trial from the Tromso study.  N Engl J Med 322(12):795-801 (1990)
      • Chan JK, et al, Dietary alpha-linolenic acid is as effective as oleic acid and linoleic acid in lowering blood cholesterol in normolipidemic men.  Am J Clin Nutr 53(5):1230-1234 (1991)
      • Harris WS, et al, Dietary omega-3 fatty acids prevent carbohydrate-induced hypertriglyceridemia.  Metabolism 33(11):1016-1019 (1984)
      • Nestel PJ.  Fish oil attenuates the cholesterol induced rise in lipoprotein cholesterol.  Am J Clin Nutr 43(5):752-757 (1986)
      • Tsai PJ, Lu SC.  Fish oil lowers plasma lipid concentrations and increases the susceptibility of low density lipoprotein to oxidative modification in healthy men.  J Formos Med Assoc 96(9):718-726 (1997)
      • Garrido A, et al, Ingestion of high doses of fish oil increases the susceptibility of cellular membranes to the induction of oxidative stress.  Lipids 24(9):833-835 (1989)

      FAQ

      What exactly is cardiovascular health?
      The term cardiovascular health (also referred to as heart health) is used to describe a cardiovascular system that is strong and in good physical condition. By leading a more healthful lifestyle and through proper supplementation, you can significantly increase your chances of maintaining good cardiovascular health. 

      What does lifestyle have to do with heart health?
      There are simple, everyday things you can do to help maintain proper heart health. Among these are: 

      • Not smoking
      • Maintaining a healthy height-to-weight ratio
      • Eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains
      • Limiting the consumption of total and saturated fat
      • Exercising regularly
      • Working with your physician to monitor cholesterol, blood pressure, homocysteine and C-reactive protein levels
      • Starting a complete nutritional supplementation program designed to help maintain proper cardiovascular health  

      Is the fish oil tested to be free of heavy metals?
      Yes. The fish oil used in Heart Health Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E is tested twice, once from the manufacturer and then by an independent testing company. The fish oil used is laboratory tested for mercury, lead, PCB and other heavy metals. We only use fish oil that meets or exceeds standards set by Canada (CFIA), the European Union (EU) and the United States (CRN). 

      Is this product vegetarian?
      No. This product contains gelatin and fish oils.