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Heart Health Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E

  • Each daily serving provides 6000 mg of fish oil to supply 1800 mg of EPA† and 1200 mg DHA†
  • Helps enhance mood
  • Helps maintain healthy levels of C-reactive protein
  • Helps maintain normal blood flow
  • Helps maintain normal cholesterol levels
  • Helps maintain normal triglyceride levels in the blood
  • Promotes a healthy complexion
  • Promotes healthy blood pressure levels
  • Promotes overall cardiovascular health


Heart Health TriActive

  • B vitamins promote the healthy formation of red blood cells
  • Helps maintain a strong heart muscle
  • Helps maintain normal homocysteine levels (which promotes cardiovascular and arterial health) 
  • Helps maintain normal levels of cholesterol
  • Promotes a normal rate of cholesterol production
  • Promotes absorption of healthy levels of cholesterol and bile acids from the intestines
  • Promotes normal fat absorption by various lipases in the intestine
  • Provides antioxidant protection of LDL particles


Heart Health Advanced LipiTrim Ultra

  • Antioxidant
  • Helps promote delivery of healthy levels of LDL throughout the body
  • Promotes a normal rate of cholesterol production
  • Promotes healthy levels of total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels
  • Supports normal synthesis of triglycerides in the liver


†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.

The Heart Health System is comprised of Heart Health Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E, Heart Health TriActive™, and Heart Health Advanced LipiTrim® Ultra, all designed to promote overall cardiovascular health. Heart Health Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E provides the three grams of EPA† (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA† (docosahexaenoic acid) that studies reveal is the most effective amount to promote overall cardiovascular health. Heart Health Advanced LipiTrim Ultra is composed of Sytrinol®, a patented proprietary formula derived from natural citrus polymethoxylated flavones (PMFs) and palm tocotrienols, designed to promote overall cardiovascular health. Sytrinol works in the liver without inhibiting the production of CoQ10. Advanced LipiTrim Ultra is a powerful antioxidant; it helps promote delivery of healthy levels of LDL throughout the body, promotes a normal rate of cholesterol production, promotes healthy levels of total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels, and promotes the normal synthesis of triglycerides in the liver. Heart Health TriActive targets three major areas, the arteries, cholesterol and homocysteine levels to promote the healthy performance of the body’s cardiovascular system. This unique formula uses a combination of natural ingredients that have been shown to safely and effectively support optimal arterial function and help maintain normal cholesterol and homocysteine levels.*
 

†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.

*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.

Ingredients

Fish Body Oils (50% Purity) 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 Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E are sardines and anchovies, tested by the manufacturer and an independent 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 simultaneous reduction in omega-6 fatty acids.*

Hawthorn Berry 75 mg
The bioflavonoid content of hawthorn berry aids in supporting healthy blood vessels, supports a strong heart muscle and promotes the structural integrity of arteries. Several studies have also shown that hawthorn berry is beneficial in maintaining optimal heart health.*

Beta-Sitosterol 250 mg (as Cholestatin®)
Beta-sitosterol, a close relative of cholesterol, competes with cholesterol for absorption in the small intestine, thereby supporting a healthy amount of cholesterol absorption.

Cassia nomame 50 mg
Cassia nomame supports healthy levels of fat absorption from foods by supplying flavonoids that promote healthy levels of pancreatic lipases (enzymes that degrade fat) in the small intestine. Cassia Nomame extract is a lipase inhibitor. A lipase inhibitor inhibits the enzyme responsible for the breakdown of fat, thereby inhibiting its function. Subsequently, some fat molecules remain undigested and unabsorbed into the bloodstream.*

Guggulsterones 5 mg
Guggul is a resin produced by the mukul mirth tree. The extract contains guggulsterones that help maintain healthy cholesterol levels by acting in the intestine to promote normal excretion of bile acids from the body. Guggul extract has also been shown to help maintain healthy blood flow. Guggul appears to promote healthy cholesterol by inhibiting the activities of the Farnesoid X Receptor in the cells of the liver and intestine. FXR is activated in the presence of bile salts for the re-uptake of bile salts back into the body from the small intestine. Guggul appears to promote normal activity of the FXR and the bile salt export pump (BSEP), which promotes the normal excretion of bile from the body. Cholesterol, as a component of bile, is therefore excreted. By promoting the normal output of cholesterol in bile salts, the body is forced to use stored cholesterol to synthesize new bile salts.*   

Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) 500 mcg
Vitamin B12, a bacterial product is naturally found in organ meats, liver, beef, pork, eggs, whole milk, cheese, whole wheat bread, and fish. B12 can only be found in animal products, with small amounts derived from the fermented soy products miso and tempeh and peanuts. It is essential that vegetarians consume a Vitamin B12 supplement to maintain optimal health. Vitamin B12, when ingested, is stored in the liver and other tissues for later use. The synthetic form of B12, Cyanocobalamin, is not derived from either plants or animals and is intrinsic in the maintenance of normal functioning body cells, especially those of the nervous system (maintaining the health of the sheaths of nerve cells), bone marrow and intestinal tract. These tissues are first to exhibit signs of B12 depletion. Vitamin B12 itself is responsible for maintaining optimum energy levels as it plays a vital role in the Krebs energy cycle. It is also a great anti-aging ingredient and helps increase concentration.*

Folate (Folic Acid) 300 mcg (as Metafolin®)
Folic acid is mainly found in fruits and vegetables. Dark leafy greens, oranges, orange juice, beans and peas are the best sources as well as Brewer’s yeast, which supply additional B vitamins. Folic acid plays a key role by boosting the benefits of B12 supplementation. These two B vitamins work together in maintaining normal red blood cells. Folic acid assists in the normal utilization of amino acids and proteins, as well as constructs the material for DNA and RNA synthesis. Scientific studies have found that when working in tandem with folic acid, B12 is capable of promoting normal homocysteine levels. This works toward supporting a healthy cardiovascular and nervous system.*

Riboflavin 5-Phosphate (Vitamin B2) 3 mg
Vitamin B2 is found in liver, dairy products, dark green vegetables and some types of seafood. Vitamin B2 serves as a co-enzyme, working with other B vitamins. It promotes healthy red blood cell formation, supports the nervous system, respiration, antibody production and normal human growth. It supports healthy skin, nails, hair growth and promotes normal thyroid activity. Vitamin B2 plays a crucial role in turning food into energy as a part of the electron transport chain, driving cellular energy at the molecular level. Riboflavin can be useful for pregnant or lactating women, as well as athletes due to their increased caloric needs. Vitamin B2 aids in the breakdown of fats while functioning as a cofactor or helper in activating B6 and folic acid. Vitamin B2 is water-soluble and cannot be stored by the body in significant amounts. It must be replenished daily.*

Under some conditions, vitamin B2 can act as an antioxidant. The riboflavin coenzymes are also important for the transformation of vitamin B6 and folic acid into their active forms and they promote the normal conversion of tryptophan into niacin.*

Pyridoxine HCl (Vitamin B6) 15 mg
Poultry, fish, whole grains and bananas are the main dietary sources of vitamin B6. B6 is a co-factor required for protein and amino acid metabolism, and helps maintain proper fluid balance. It also assists in the maintenance of healthy red and white blood cells. B6 is required for hemoglobin synthesis. Vitamin B6 is involved in the synthesis of neurotransmitters in brain and peripheral nerve cells. It has been recommended as a nutrient to enhance mental function, specifically mood, and to support normal nerve conduction. Some athletic supplements include vitamin B6 because it promotes the conversion of glycogen to glucose for energy in muscle tissue. Vitamin B6, when taken with folic acid, has been shown to help maintain normal plasma levels of homocysteine, which promotes optimal cardiovascular health. Vitamin B6 should be administered as a part of a complex of other B-vitamins for best results.*

Thiamin HCl (Vitamin B1) 2.6 mg
Thiamin plays an important role in carbohydrate metabolism and nerve function.  Thiamin is required for a healthy nervous system, and to promote the normal production of the neurotransmitters acetylcholine and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA). It is used to manufacture hydrochloric acid and, therefore, supports digestion, increases energy and helps promote mental clarity.*

D-Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5) 12.5 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5) is the transfer agent for choline to acetylcholine, which promotes proper neurotransmitter activity in the brain. Pantothenic acid is also known as the anti-stress vitamin because it detoxifies brain tissue, helps relieve physical and emotional stress, and promotes the normal secretion of hormones.*

Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) 25 mg
Niacin is a water-soluble vitamin necessary for many aspects of health, growth and reproduction. It is part of the vitamin B complex. Niacin promotes the normal functioning of the digestive system, skin and nerves. It is also important for the conversion of food to energy. Niacin (also known as vitamin B-3) is found in dairy products, poultry, fish, lean meats, nuts and eggs, as well as legumes and enriched breads and cereals.*

Biotin (Vitamin B7) 150 mcg
Biotin can be found in food sources such as egg yolks, peanuts, beef liver, milk (10 mcg/cup), cereals, almonds and Brewer’s yeast. Biotin supports healthy cell growth, the production of fatty acids, metabolism of fats, and amino acids. It plays a role in the citric acid cycle, the process in which biochemical energy is generated during aerobic respiration. Biotin not only assists in various metabolic chemical conversions, but also supports the normal transfer of carbon dioxide. Biotin is helpful in maintaining a steady blood sugar level. Biotin is often recommended for strengthening hair and nails.

Sytrinol 300 mg (Polymethoxylated Flavones, Palm Tocotrienols)
Sytrinol is a patented proprietary formula derived from natural citrus polymethoxylated flavones (PMFs) and palm tocotrienols. This combination results in a synergistic effect for helping to maintain healthy cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Sytrinol has also been shown to help maintain healthy HDL levels. Sytrinol is a powerful antioxidant with numerous heart health benefits. It promotes cardiovascular health, supports glycemic control and promotes normal blood platelet aggregation.

Polymethoxylated Flavones (PMFs)
Polymethoxylated Flavones are extremely bioactive potent bioflavonoids found in citrus fruits. This is especially true for tangeretin and nobiletin, two of the most common flavonoids found in nutrient-rich foods. More than 25 years of documented research provides evidence that these particular bioflavonoids deliver heart health benefits. Specific PMFs, including nobiletin and tangeretin, have been found to promote normal levels of LDL cholesterol.

In vitro, Sytrinol was shown to help maintain normal cytokine activity; cytokines such as interleukin-6 and interleukins 1-beta. Sytrinol was also shown to promote normal t-lymphocyte mitogenic response and thymidine uptake by activated lymphocytes.

Palm Tocotrienols
Palm tocotrienols, along with tocopherols, are members of the vitamin E family and are extracted from the fruit of the palm tree. Like vitamin E, palm tocotrienols degrade HMG-CoA reductase, a key enzyme in our bodies used by the liver to produce cholesterol. New data on the biological activity of tocotrienols in cardiovascular health maintenance, along with its antioxidant properties, have raised tocotrienols to a new level of prominence in the scientific community.

A completely new perspective has developed as to the role tocotrienols play in heart health and their importance as a supplement to a healthy diet. Some of the key areas of interest have centered on its role in maintaining and supporting a healthy cardiovascular system by promoting healthy cholesterol, and supporting healthy blood platelet activity. In a recent study that was published in the Journal of Atherosclerosis, researchers at the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine in Japan found that tocotrienols were more effective than vitamin E in promoting heart health. The study revealed that tocotrienols accumulate at levels that are 25-95 times greater than alpha tocopherol in human aortic endothelial cells.

Tocotrienols are also potent antioxidants. In human studies, researchers observed that alpha tocotrienols reduced the oxidation of LDL. The antioxidant properties of tocotrienols can mitigate the damage caused by free radicals while protecting cell membranes for better cellular communication.

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A clinical trial consisting of 60 adults showed that four weeks of treatment with 300 mg of patented Sytrinol daily promoted normal levels of total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides. Follow-up clinical studies have provided further support that Sytrinol promotes cardiovascular health.
†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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  • 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)
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  • 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)


TriActive

  • Bronstrup A et al. Effects of folic acid and combinations of folic acid and vitamin B12 on plasma homocysteine concentrations in healthy young women. American of Journal Clinical Nutrition  68:1104-10, 1998.
  • Brouwer I et al. Low-dose folic acid supplementation decreases plasma homocysteine concentrations: a randomized trial. American of Journal Clinical Nutrition 69:99-104, 1999.
  • den Heijer Met al. Vitamin supplementation reduces blood homocysteine levels: a controlled trial in patients with venous thrombosis and healthy volunteers. Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 18:356-61, 1998.
  • Doshi S et al.  Folic acid improves endothelial function in coronary artery disease via mechanisms largely independent of homocysteine lowering.  Circulation 105(1):22-26, 2002.
  • Friso S et al.  Low plasma vitamin B-6 concentrations and modulation of coronary artery disease risk.  American of Journal Clinical Nutrition 79(6):992-998, 2004.
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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, vegetable 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

What is homocysteine?
Homocysteine is a marker of cardiovascular risk. Homocysteine is a toxic amino acid that, when found in high concentrations in the blood, is associated with a high risk of heart disease and stroke. According to some experts, homocysteine, as a marker for CVD, is as important a factor as cholesterol or smoking. Homocysteine levels can become elevated as a result of smoking, high alcohol consumption, low levels of selected B-vitamins in the diet, and it is associated with poor cardiovascular health.

Is the fish oil tested to be free of heavy metals?
Yes. The fish oil used in 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.

What is meant by 50 percent purity?
The 50 percent purity refers to the fish body oils, EPA and DHA. This is the highest quality fish oil available at this time. The other 50 percent are assorted fatty acids contained within the fish body oils.

Why is LDL cholesterol considered bad?
When too much LDL cholesterol circulates in the blood, it can slowly build up in the inner walls of the arteries that feed the heart and brain. Together with other substances, it can form plaque, a thick, hard deposit that can clog those arteries. If a clot forms and blocks a narrowed artery, it can cause serious heart problems.

Why is HDL cholesterol considered good?
About one-third to one-fourth of blood cholesterol is carried by high-density lipoprotein (HDL). HDL cholesterol is known as the good cholesterol because a high level of it seems to protect against heart problems. Medical experts think that HDL tends to carry cholesterol away from the arteries and back to the liver where it's passed from the body. Some experts believe that HDL removes excess cholesterol from plaque in arteries, thus slowing the buildup.

What are triglycerides and how are they related to HDL and LDL?
Triglyceride is a form of fat. It comes from food and is also made in your body. People with high triglycerides levels often have high overall cholesterol, which is high LDL and low HDL cholesterol levels.

How many servings are in the Heart Health System?
The Heart Health System contains 60 servings and is a 30 day supply.

The Heart Health System is comprised of three advanced formulas - Heart Health Essential Omega III Fish Oil with Vitamin E, Triactive, and Heart Health Advanced LipiTrim Ultra - specifically formulated to create an all-inclusive kit that addresses the main areas of heart health: cholesterol, homocysteine and C-reactive protein. The Heart Health System sets itself apart from the competition by providing a comprehensive, multifaceted approach to cardiovascular health with easy-to-use, pre-measured packets to eliminate the guess work of supplementation. When taken as directed, the three product work together to provide measurable results and proactive lifetime maintenance.

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    Comments about Heart Health™ Heart Health System - Single Box (Advanced LipiTrim® Ultra, Essential Omega III Fish Oil, TriActive):

    I love this product!! Lowered cholesterol 100 pts over 10 months. No need for other dangerous medications! Would highly recommend this!

     
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    Comments about Heart Health™ Heart Health System - Single Box (Advanced LipiTrim® Ultra, Essential Omega III Fish Oil, TriActive):

    Take it once daily.

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    Really amazing products

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    Comments about Heart Health™ Heart Health System - Single Box (Advanced LipiTrim® Ultra, Essential Omega III Fish Oil, TriActive):

    For one year my mother-in-law keeps taking one package per day and she just got her annual wellness check report several weeks ago. The cholesterol, triglyceride and blood pressure are in normal levels, and she no longer need to take blood pressure medication.

     
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    I will use this product everyday!..

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      love the product..I'm taking it everyday.

       
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        Comments about Heart Health™ Heart Health System - Single Box (Advanced LipiTrim® Ultra, Essential Omega III Fish Oil, TriActive):

        My dad has heart problem, and he has to use medicine everyday. I bought this product for my dad, he uses it, and he just loves it. He feels stronger and also has better sleep!!!

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