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FISH OIL is the Natural Anti-cholesterol agent
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ish oil capsules contain oil derived from herbivorous fish species (mackerel, salmon, sardine) living in the deep, cold waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, then purified and cryo concentrated.

The major active ingredients of fish oil are two essential polyunsaturated so-called omega-3 fatty acids: EPA (eicosapentaenic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenic acid), which cannot be produced by the human organism. Alpha-linolenic acid can be converted to EPA and DHA in the body, but the conversion is quite inefficient especially in older people. The administration of these polyunsaturated fatty acids as treatment courses lowers blood lipid and cholesterol levels, improves the rheological properties of the blood and exerts a favorable effect on blood coagulation process.

Fish oils (EPA and DHA) play a crucial role in the prevention of atherosclerosis, heart attack, depression, and cancer.

Recognizing the unique benefits of EPA and DHA and the serious consequences of a deficiency the US National Institutes of Health recently published Recommended Daily Intakes of fatty acids. They recommend a total daily intake of 650 mg of EPA and DHA, 2.22 g/day of alpha-linolenic acid and 4.44 g/day of linoleic acid. Saturated fat intake should not exceed 8 per cent of total calorie intake or about 18 g/day.

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The US National Institutes of Health recently published Recommended Daily Intakes of fatty acids.
EPA and DHA - 650 mg/day
Alpha-linolenic acid - 2.22 g/day
Linoleic acid - 4.44 g/day
Saturated fats - should not exceed 8 percent of total calorie intake or about 18 g/day.

Good for the brain and children too
The human brain is one of the largest "consumers" of DHA. A normal adult human brain contains more than 20 grams of DHA. Low DHA levels have been linked to low brain serotonin levels which again are connected to an increased tendency to depression, suicide, and violence. A high intake of fish has been linked to a significant decrease in age-related memory loss and cognitive function impairment and a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. A recent study found that Alzheimer's patients given an omega-3-rich supplement experienced a significant improvement in their quality of life.
Several studies have established a clear association between low levels of omega-3 fatty acids and depression. Other studies have shown that countries with a high level of fish consumption have fewer cases of depression.
An adequate intake of DHA and EPA is particularly important during pregnancy and lactation. During this time the mother must supply all the baby's needs for DHA and EPA because it is unable to synthesize these essential fatty acids itself. DHA makes up 15 to 20% of the cerebral cortex and 30 to 60% of the retina so it is absolutely necessary for normal development of the fetus and baby. There is some evidence that an insufficient intake of omega-3 fatty acids may increase the risk of premature birth and an abnormally low birth weight. There is also emerging evidence that low levels of omega-3 acids are associated with hyperactivity in children.
Experts recommend that women get at least 500-600 mg of DHA every day during pregnancy and lactation. The easiest way to ensure this intake is to take a good fish oil supplement daily.
Children who regularly eat fresh, oily fish have a four times lower risk of developing asthma than do children who rarely eat such fish. They speculate that EPA present in the fish may prevent the development of asthma or reduce its severity by reducing airway inflammation and responsiveness. Supplementation with 3.3 grams/day of fish oil markedly reduces breathing difficulties and other symptoms in asthma patients.

The heart's best friend
An enormous amount of medical literature testifies to the fact that fish oils prevent and may help to ameliorate or reverse atherosclerosis, angina, heart attack, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. Fish oils help maintain the elasticity of artery walls, prevent blood clotting, reduce blood pressure and stabilize heart rhythm.
Fish oil supplementation may help prevent arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death in healthy men. An Italian study of 11,000 heart attack survivors found that patients supplementing with fish oils markedly reduced their risk of another heart attack, a stroke or death. A group of German researchers found that fish oil supplementation for 2 years caused regression of atherosclerotic deposits and American medical researchers report that men who consume fish once or more every week have a 50% lower risk of dying from a sudden cardiac event than do men who eat fish less than once a month.
Fish oil supplementation (10 grams/day) reduces the number of attacks by 41% in men suffering from angina and the severity of a heart attack
Fish oils are especially important for diabetics who have an increased risk of heart disease.

Fish oil proves to be beneficial against inflammation and diabetes
In the latest development, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of medicine have successfully identified omega 3 fatty acids mechanism which helps in reducing chronic inflammation and insulin resistance. This important discovery could lead to revolutionary dietary supplement to fight against diabetes and inflammation. As per the statistics, there are almost 23 million Americans suffering from these conditions.
Scientists were able to identify key receptor on macrophages which are found among obese body fat in abundance. It is already known that obesity and diabetes are closely co related. Macrophages are known to be white blood cells that digest pathogens and cellular debris. It is involved in the secretion of cytokines and other proteins which leads to inflammation. Obese tissues contain lots of macrophages producing lots of cytokines. According to the researchers, omega 3 fatty acid helps in activating macrophage receptor there by resulting into anti inflammatory effects and improved systemic insulin sensitivity. Insulin resistance is the condition in which the naturally occurring insulin hormone becomes less effective in blood sugar level regulation of the body leading to type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Reduces pain and helps prevent cancer
Fish oils are particularly effective in reducing inflammation and can be of great benefit to people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis or ulcerative colitis. Daily supplementation with as little as 2.7 grams of EPA and 1.8 grams of DHA can markedly reduce the number of tender joints and increase the time before fatigue sets in. Arthritis patients who took fish oils could eliminate or sharply reduce their use of Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and other arthritis drugs.
Patients with ulcerative colitis have abnormally low blood levels of EPA. Clinical trials have shown that supplementation with fish oil (2.7 grams of EPA and 1.8 grams of DHA daily) can reduce the severity of the condition by more than 50% and enable many patients to discontinue anti-inflammatory medication and steroids.
There is now also considerable evidence that fish oil consumption can delay or reduce tumor development in breast cancer. Studies have also shown that a high blood level of omega-3 fatty acids combined with a low level of omega-6 acids reduces the risk of developing breast cancer. Daily supplementation with as little as 2.5 grams of fish oils has been found effective in preventing the progression from benign polyps to colon cancer. Fish oil supplementation improves survival and quality of life in terminally ill cancer patients.

Safe and easily available
It is estimated that 85% or more of people in the Western world are deficient in omega-3 fatty acids and most get far too much of the omega-6 fatty acids. Vegetarian diets, for example, tend to be very high in omega-6.
The recommended daily intake of EPA plus DHA is about 650 mg rising to 1000 mg/day during pregnancy and lactation. Clinical trials have used anywhere from 1 g/day to 10 g/day, but little additional benefit has been observed at levels above 5 g/day of EPA and DHA combined. The benefits of therapeutic supplementation may become evident in a few weeks when blood parameters (triglycerides, fibrinogen) are involved, but may take 3 months or longer to materialize in degenerative diseases like atherosclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Supplementing with fish oils has been found to be entirely safe even for periods as long as 7 years and no significant adverse effects have been reported in hundreds of clinical trials using as much as 18 grams/day of fish oils. Fish oil supplementation does, however, lower blood concentrations of vitamin E so it is a good idea to take extra vitamin E when adding fish oils to your diet. A clinical trial carried out by the US Department of Agriculture found that taking 200 mg/day of synthetic vitamin E (equivalent to about 100 IU of natural alpha-tocopherol) is sufficient to completely counteract this effect of fish oil supplementation.
By Inna Nester

Active ingredients:
500 mg of concentrated marine fish oil, containing the following active substances:
EPA (eicosapentaenic acid) 18%, DHA (docosahexaenic acid) 12%
1 or 2 capsules three times daily
It should be administered in the form of cures (2 to 3 months). After a 2-3 month treatment period blood parameters should be controlled, and the continuation of the cure should depend on the results of the control tests
Pregnancy and haemophilia
It should be stored at 15 to 25 grad C, protected from light and moisture
10 x 10 500 mg capsules

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