Super EPA/DHA with Sesame Lignans & Olive Fruit Extract is from a new source of pharmaceutical-grade fish oil with a unique 35%/25% ratio of EPA/DHA. The premium fish oil in Super EPA/DHA with Sesame Lignans & Olive Fruit Extract has been tested for pollutants including dioxins, furans, PCBs and heavy metals. The oil is sourced from the purest wild sardine, anchovy, and mackerel fished in cold, pristine, deep waters off South America, where there are significantly less environmental impurities. Super EPA/DHA with Sesame Lignans & Olive Fruit Extract fish oil is the product of a healthy, fully sustainable fishery and is a renewable resource.
- Super EPA/DHA with Sesame Lignans & Olive Fruit Extract is manufactured to GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and HACC (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) standards and are also in compliance with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) standards.
- Our fish oil supply is the first and only fish oil ingredient to achieve US Pharmacopoeia (USP) verification, which is the most rigorous quality assurance verification in the world. The U.S. Pharmacopoeia is the body that establishes the standards for the FDA.
- Direct access to the best fisheries in the world for manufacture of Omega-3 fish oil.
- Compliant with the Council for Responsible Nutrition's (CRN) Voluntary Monograph on Long Chain Omega-3 EPA and DHA - strict industry manufacturing standards, guaranteeing a high quality product.
Life Extension has uncovered research that demonstrates that the addition of sesame lignans to fish oil enhances its beneficial effects. When fats are consumed, they are broken down into factors that either promote or suppress inflammatory reactions. Sesame lignans inhibit an enzyme (delta-5-desaturase) that causes dietary fats to be converted into arachidonic acid, a precursor to the toxic inflammatory factors prostaglandin E2 and leukotriene B4.
Super EPA/DHA now has the nutrient powerhouses of sesame lignans and fortified extra virgin olive oil. To get this level of nutrients found in these high oils would require excessive consumption of the native oils adding many calories to the daily diet.
Polyphen-Oil™ Olive Fruit Extract is a proprietary, fortified extra virgin olive oil complex developed by Life Extension. The naturally occurring polyphenol antioxidants are typically lost in olive juice discarded during olive oil pressing. Polyphen-Oil™ is highly enriched oil with olive juice extract standardized with these naturally occurring antioxidants.
In his latest book, The Perricone Prescription, Dr. Nicholas Perricone dedicates a section to olive oil and refers specifically to hydroxytyrosol as its rare and most potent protective antioxidant. Dr. Perricone states that hydroxytyrosol slows the aging process in the skin by stabilizing the cell plasma membrane. He recommends daily olive oil ingestion for soft, shiny hair and strong nails.
Only Life Extension's Super EPA/DHA contains the “healthy trio” of concentrated nutrients from fish oil, sesame seed oil and extra virgin olive oil.