Omega 3 supplements: not all are the same



- Omega 3 are essential fatty acids that our body cannot produce entirely by itself: this is why it is important to take them with food and food supplements.

What are their properties, who should hire them and how to distinguish the really effective, good quality ones? Here you will find many answers to your doubts.


What are the properties of Omega 3s

Omega 3 essential fatty acids have many beneficial properties for the organism, these are the three main ones:

  • They support the functionality of the liver and therefore improve the fat metabolism
  • They are useful in case of high cholesterol and triglycerides, thus protecting the health of yours heart
  • They counteract aging, especially the neuronal one: they keep you young inside and out!

Omega 3s are essential for many body functions: they also protect the view, nervous system and the well-being of bones and joints, argue the muscle recovery and the memory.


Where are Omega 3 found

Foods rich in Omega 3 are thehemp oil and flax seed cold pressed, the blue fish dried fruit (especially walnuts). Berries are also rich in acai, the superfruit of the Amazon, a friend of the heart and circulation.

If you consume little fish and more often meat and refined foods you could probably have a too excess Omega 6 and Omega 3 deficiency. The ratio of these essential fatty acids is very important to stay healthy: an imbalance can lead to greater exposure to inflammation and to a slowdown in fat metabolism.

That's right: even that extra bit of belly that you just can't eradicate it can be caused by an Omega 3 deficiency!


Who should take Omega 3 supplements

If you have problems with high cholesterol or triglycerides, Omega 3 supplements are right for you: they protect the heart and keep the atherosclerotic risk away. 

Omega 3s are also very good friends of women: they are useful against the annoyances related to period, say the mothers (in pregnancy and breastfeeding) and promote the well-being of women in menopause, when nervousness and hot flashes disturb your serenity.

Even the Sports they are supplemented with Omega 3, because they promote muscle recovery and improve the metabolism of nutrients, especially fats.

And finally, Omega 3s are the trump card to keep memory and other mental faculties in shape: also suitable for the most elderly, counteract neuronal aging.


Omega 3 supplements: which are the most effective types

Not all Omega 3s are the same. Their source and their method of conservation make the difference. Let's find out here the types of Omega 3 supplements you may find in the store:

  • Vegetable Omega 3 supplements: they are an alternative for those who follow a vegan or vegetarian diet and want to integrate with omega 3. They are produced with linseed oil or algae: unfortunately they require a much more complex metabolism and have one limited absorbability, are only partially assimilated by the human body, with less effectiveness than Omega 3 supplements from fish oil or krill. They must be added with antioxidants to be preserved.


  • Omega 3 supplements from fish oil: they are the most widespread on the market and present Omega 3 (EPA and DHA) more easily assimilated than those from vegetable oils. Coming from very large fish, they are subject to heavy metal pollution and often have a bad fishy aftertaste: these are the possible drawbacks! In fact, flavorings and preservatives are often added.


  • Omega 3 supplements from Krill oil: have Omega 3 (EPA and DHA) in highly bioavailable form. Compared to fish oil that contains them in the form of triglycerides (they must therefore be broken down by some enzymes to be then assimilated), the Omega 3 of krill oil are in phospholipid form, a form that is quickly and easily assimilated for your body. And the benefits don't stop there!


Omega 3 Krill Oil Salugea

Omega 3 Krill Oil Salugea is produced with Opure and uncontaminated Krill lio, 100% natural and highly bioavailable, more than twice as effective as regular Omega 3 fish oil supplements, as scientific studies show *! 

It is preserved in fish jelly pearls (not bovine!) And pharmaceutical grade dark glass bottles (never in plastic!) With a reusable safety seal under the cap: the only precautions that guarantee the quality and effectiveness of the product over time. , even after opening!


Omega 3 supplements: not all are the same


Salugea Omega 3 Krill Oil is purer! Being Krill, a small Antarctic crustacean with a short life cycle, does not tend to accumulate heavy metals and pollutants inside, as is easily the case in larger fish typically used to make Omega 3 supplements.

In addition, Omega 3 Krill Oil by Salugea naturally contains:

    Hill, a substance that has the property of counteract inflammatory processes and aging neural, regulate fat levels in the blood and prevent an excess of it in the liver.

    Astaxanthin, a molecule antioxidant which allows the preservation of a pearl of Omega 3 Krill Oil Salugea without the addition of preservatives and synthetic additives.

For these reasons Omega 3 Krill Oil by Salugea is therefore more assimilable, more complete, more natural ... free from preservatives or synthetic additives because it does not need it, by nature it has everything you need! 


    * Ulven SM, Kirkhus B, Lamglait A, Basu S, Elind E, Haider T, Berge K, Vik H, Pedersen JI “Metabolic Effects of Krill Oil are Essentially Similar to Those of Fish Oil but at Lower Dose of EPA and DHA, in Healthy Volunteers. Lipids 2011, 46(1):37-46.

    • Jan Philipp Schuchardt, et Al.. Incorporation of EPA and DHA into plasma phospholipids in response to different omega-3 fatty acid formulations - a comparative bioavailability study of fish oil vs. krill oil. Lipids Health Dis. 2011; 10: 145. Published online 2011 Aug 22. doi:  10.1186/1476-511X-10-145

    • Anton Köhler, et Al.. Bioavailability of fatty acids from krill oil, krill meal and fish oil in healthy subjects–a randomized, single-dose, cross-over trial. Lipids Health Dis. 2015; 14: 19. Published online 2015 Mar 15. doi:  10.1186/s12944-015-0015-4


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