Most people know that fish are a rich source of DHA, but what they don’t know is that fish get DHA from the algae they eat in their food chain. life’sDHA goes straight to the source, producing DHA from the same microalgae sources fish get it from. Grown in a controlled environment, life’sDHA is a vegetarian and sustainable source of DHA.
life'sDHA's manufacturing plants specialize in the production and refinement of DHA from algae. The process begins with the initial algae cell culture and results in highly purified DHA oil. The microalgae are grown in fermentors that range in size from 80,000 to 260,000 liters. When grown, the microalgae is then harvested and processed to extract the clear, amber-colored oil rich in DHA.
In 2012, life’s™OMEGA was introduced as the first ingredient to deliver both docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) omega-3s in a vegetarian capsule. Derived exclusively from algae, this combination of long-chain omega-3s delivers numerous heart, brain and eye health benefits.
Both DHA and EPA have been shown to support cardiovascular health, helping to protect the heart as people age. life’s™OMEGA is an ideal product for vegetarians who are looking for an omega-3 supplement with all of the benefits of fish oil, but without the fish.
While most people are familiar with DHA omega-3, ARA omega-6 is less commonly known. ARA, in combination with DHA, is always present in breast milk and plays a key role in infant development. Grown in a controlled environment, life’sARA™ is a vegetarian and sustainable source of ARA, and science shows that ARA delivers numerous brain, eye, and immune system health benefits.
life’sARA™ is produced in FDA inspected facilities in Kingstree, South Carolina, USA. Set amongst 500 wooded acres, life’sARA™ is produced in a tightly controlled environment that ensures that it is the highest quality, safe, and trusted ARA omega-6 oil.
When you hear “omega-3s,” fish may be the first thing that pops into your head. The truth is, fish are a rich source of omega-3s – the healthy fats that support brain, heart and eye health and function – thanks to the microalgae found in their food chain. Fish eat algae, which are the original high producers of EPA and DHA omega-3s. Building on what nature created, life’s™OMEGA delivers EPA and DHA from a sustainable and vegetarian algal source.
life's™OMEGA combines algal EPA and DHA to deliver a vegetarian source of these healthy fats. life’s™OMEGA is produced, from start to finish, in an FDA-inspected facility with controls in place to ensure the highest quality, concentration and consistently reliable product. life's™OMEGA comes from non-genetically modified algae and is produced using the same methods as life’sDHA®. Since 1994, more than 120 million infants globally have been nourished by life’sDHA®.
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