The Nutritional Supplement Professionals
   
Sign In
My Shopping Cart: 0 items
Product Quick Search
Choose any or all
More Search Options >

Quick Order
Enter product code

Library Quick Search
Advanced Search >

The "Willner Window" Radio Show. Your source of nutritional supplement information and interviews, weekly, for 18 years. Listen to archived mp3 audio files.


View Current Catalog / Newsletter

View Previous Publications
Reference Library>

Reference Library

Omega-3's Extend Healthy Life

The link between omega-3s and chances of death from heart, circulatory, or any other cause has been unclear, until now. It was assumed that if there was a benefit, it was related to cholesterol.


In this study, doctors measured cell-membrane levels of the omega-3s EPA, DHA, and DPA in 2,500 men and women, average age 66. After seven years, those who began the study with the highest Omega-3 Index scores, greater than 6.8 percent, were 34 percent less likely to have died from any cause, and 39 percent less likely to have died from heart or circulatory causes, including stroke, compared to those with Omega-3 Index scores below 4.2 percent.


In a first-of-its-kind test, doctors compared the Omega-3 Index scores with total cholesterol levels, which they had also measured at the start of the study. Although they had expected to find a link between lower cholesterol levels and reduced chances for the causes of death they had tracked in the study, this turned out not to be the case.


Reference: Journal of Clinical Lipidology; 2018, S1933-2874, Published Online


Product Recommendations:


The two most plentiful omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil are docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). Next, in much smaller quantity, is docosapentaenoic acid (DPA), which is similar to EPA.


Two products list the quantities of  EPA, DHA and DPA. They are both derived from Salmon Oil.


Solgar Full Spectrum Omega-3 - 120 Capsules

Product Number: 58701


New Chapter WholeMega 1000 - 120 Capsules

Product Number: 57438

print this page


Disclaimer

The information provided on this site, or linked sites, is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be used as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional. Product information contained herein has not necessarily been evaluated or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.




Willner Chemists Retail Locations
100 Park Ave, New York, NY 10017
1-800-633-1106 or 1-212-682-2817 | FAX: 1-212-682-6192

?2020 Willner Chemists | Contact Us | Join Mailing List | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions | Site Credits

 

免费人成在线播放视频