Pregnancy & Early Years:
DHA is needed for the normal development of your babies brain and eyes* both while pregnant and for the first years of your babies life. This is because DHA is the most abundant Omega 3 fatty acid in the brain, eye and central nervous system.
Childhood & Teenagers:
The school years; DHA is needed for normal brain function and vision*. A healthy functioning brain is needed to maintain concentration a definition of brain performance.
Working lives; these are the busy years, in our 20's and 30's we are focused on building our careers, which can be a steep learning curve. DHA is needed during this time to maintain healthy brain performance. In our 30's, 40's and 50's, many of us are juggling careers with young families and keeping active, DHA is also needed for brain performance during this time, along with EPA it contributes to normal heart function*. At this age you may become more aware of keeping your eyesight healthy, DHA helps maintain normal vision.*
It is a priority at this age to maintain optimal function of your brain, vision and heart. DHA helps to maintain brain function and vision* and EPA and DHA contribute to the normal function of the heart*, contribute to the maintenance of normal blood pressure* and normal blood triglyceride levels.*
The best way to ensure you get enough DHA & EPA is to eat the recommended 2 portions of fish a week, one oily, as oily fish naturally contains high levels of the Omega 3 fats DHA and EPA. If, like a lot of the UK population, you struggle to do this then it might be worth considering taking a high strength, good quality fish oil supplement. At Efamol we have a product for you whatever your lifestage.
Kids Omega 3 DHA drops: suitable for babies from 6 months and young children but also anyone in the family that finds it hard to swallow capsules. So they may also be great choice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you find it hard to digest capsules as you are getting older. Each tiny 1ml daily dose contains 400mg of DHA, well above the 250mg required to maintain normal brain function and vision. What's more they have a natural lemon flavour and no fishy taste.
Efalex Brain Formula: suitable for children aged 5+ these tiny capsules are easy for children to swallow as they are only 15mm x 10mm. They are high in the Omega 3 fat DHA which is needed for normal brain function and vision*. They are also suitable for the whole family.
Efamax Ultra Strength: Suitable for adults, this ultra strength formula is one of the strongest on the UK market containing 800mg of DHA and EPA. DHA is needed for normal brain performance and vision* and EPA is needed for the normal function of the heart*. This product is also suitable during pregnancy.
Active Memory: Suitable for older adults. Active Memory contains a high strength Omega 3 DHA fish oil, to support normal brain function* plus Vitamin B12 & Folic Acid which support normal psychological function and Ginkgo Biloba which helps to maintain memory with age decline and preserve cognitive function.
DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid) contributes for normal brain function and vision (of adults and children) the beneficial effect is with a daily intake of 250mg of DHA.
DHA maternal intake contributes to the normal brain and eye development of the foetus and breastfed infants. The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 200mg of DHA in addition to the recommended daily intake for omega 3 fatty acids for adults above.
EPA and DHA contribute to the normal function of the heart, the beneficial effect is with a daily intake of 250mg of DHA and EPA.
EPA and DHA contribute to the maintenance of normal blood pressure, the beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 3g of EPA and DHA.
EPA and DHA contribute to the maintenance of normal blood triglyceride levels, the beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 2g of EPA and DHA.
Do not exceed a supplemental daily intake of 5g of EPA and DHA combined.