Omega Pro 500*

Regular price $22.50

• Omega-3 fatty acids modulate cellular function in numerous processes, including brain and visual development, inflammatory reactions, thrombosis and carcinogenesis. (1)
• Omega-3 fatty acids have also been shown to have therapeutic anti-inflammatory and protective actions in inflammatory diseases, including periodontitis. (1)
• Results of a double blind study comparing docosahexanoic acid (DHA) plus eicosopentanoic acid (EPA) vs placebo in patients with chronic periodontitis found significant reductions in probing depths and significant attachment gains after 3 and 6 months in the DHA and EPA group. (2)
• Another clinical trial demonstrated that patients treated with omega-3 fatty acids had significantly less periodontal disease progression over five years then the reference group. (3)

Recommendations:
Take two softgels up to three times daily with food or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Two softgels supply:
Calories…………………………….20
Calories from Fat…………………..18
Total Fat……………………………1 g
Cholesterol……………………….< 5 mg
Natural Marine Lipid Concentrate….2 g
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic acid)…….600 mg
DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid)……400 mg

Other Ingredients:
Gelatin, purified water, glycerin, natural lemon flavor, mixed tocopherols, rosemary, and ascorbyl palmitate. Contains: fish (herring, sardine, anchovy).

† These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to treat, diagnose, prevent, or cure any disease. Consult a physician before taking. Should you experience any serious physical side effects from taking these nutritional supplements, discontinue and call your doctor immediately.

1. Surette M. The science behind dietary omego-3 fatty acids. CMAJ 2008 Jan 15; 178 (2): 177-180.
2. El-Sharkawy H, Aboelsaad N, Eliwa M, et al. Adjunctive treatment of chronic periodontitis with daily dietary supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids and low-dose aspirin.
J Periodontal 2010 November; 81 (11): 1635-1643.
3. Iwasaki M, Yoshihara A, Moynihan P, et al. Longitudinal relationship between dietary omega-3 fatty acids and periodontal disease. Nutrition 2010 Nov-Dec; 26 (11-12): 1105-1109.