The omega-3 fatty acids in Hercules Fish Oil include: docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). Omega-3 is an essential fatty acid, meaning it cannot be manufactured by the body, and therefore must be obtained through diet alone. Most people suffer from an insufficient amount of omega-3.
Hercules Fish Oil contains DHA and EPA, two essential fatty acids that help support and maintain the cardiovascular system. In scientific research, Fish Oil is shown to maintain cholesterol levels already within the normal range and to support blood pressure also within the normal range.* In addition to benefitting heart health, the omega-3 fatty acid DHA benefits the brain.* The brain is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, especially the omega-3 essential fatty acid DHA. Obtaining sufficient omega-3 is crucial for brain health, especially, cognitive function and mood.* For women, fatty acids in Fish Oil are also shown to reduce the discomforts of PMS and menopause.*