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Nordic Naturals Pro EFA

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PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • ProEFA is a non-concentrated formula that blends EPA and DHA from cold water fish with GLA from borage oil.
  • Professional version of Nordic Naturals’ popular Complete Omega-3-6-9 fish oil supplement.
  • This omega-rich blend supports cardiovascular health, brain function, positive mood, as well as a healthy immune systm, healthy joints, hair, skin, and nails.*
  • Nordic Naturals ProEFA provides a healthy balance of omegas-3, 6, and 9.
  • ProEFA is in a natural triglyceride form which is 70% more absorbable than the ethyl ester form found in other fish oils.
  • Nordic Naturals’ patented “nitrogen processing” ensures that ProEFA is 100% pure and fresh. Fresh fish oils are better for the body, and do not create negative side effects such as repeat or burp-back.
  • 100% natural lemon flavor with no fishy smell, taste, or aftertaste.
  • Third party tested for safety and efficacy – surpassing all international quality standards.
  • Each bottle of ProEFA contains 90 easy-to-swallow soft gels.

Clinical Studies

Joint Health

Omega-3 LC-PUFA has been shown in a number of clinical studies to help reduce joint discomfort and stiffness1.

In a critical examination of 14 clinical trials in patients with rheumatoid arthritis or joint pain, supplementation with omega-3 LC-PUFA resulted in a decrease in joint pain intensity, duration of morning stiffness, the number painful and tender joints and the use of pain relief medication2.

Eye Health

In a clinical study conducted a Harvard University with patients having retinitis pigmentosa, supplementation with DHA (a component of omega-3 LC-PUFA) along with vitamin A started at the same time had a stronger protective effect again vision loss than vitamin A taken alone3.

Clinical studies show that DHA, a component of omega-3 LC-PUFA, plays a vital role in the optimum function of the retina4.

Human population-based studies have shown that a high intake of omega-3 LC-PUFA is associated with 40% reduced risk of age related macular degeneration (AMD) but this finding has not yet been confirmed in a in clinical intervention study5.

Hot Flashes

In a human clinical study 120 women aged 40-55 with an average of 2.8 hot flashes/day were given omega-3 LC PUFA or placebo for 8 weeks. The omega-3 group experienced a statistically significant decline of 1.58 hot flashes/day compared to a decline of 0.5 hot flashes/day in the placebo group6.

Heart Health

Based on numerous clinical studies, omega-3 LC-PUFA are widely recommended to keep the heart and blood vessels in good condition7,8.

A critical review of clinical studies conducted at prestigious medical schools showed that omega-3 LC-PUFA can reduce heart rate9.

Numerous high quality clinical studies show that omega-3 LC-PUFA significantly lower blood triglycerides, a risk factor for heart disease10.

Omega-3 LC-PUFA also increases HDL-cholesterol, the good cholesterol, and improves the ratio of LDL-cholesterol to HDL-cholesterol, a beneficial change11.

A critical review of numerous clinical studies which studied the role of omega-3 LC-PUFA on blood pressure concluded that a significant reduction in blood pressure was seen in hypertensive subjects who consumed a high level of omega-3 LC-PUFA12.

In a large Italian clinical study, previous heart attack patients receiving omega-3 LC PUFA experienced a 20% reduction in total mortality, a 30% reduction in cardiovascular death, and a 45% reduction in sudden death at 3.5 years13,14.

Cognitive Development

Following weaning from breast milk, omega-3, LC-PUFA supplementation of infant formula (6 – 52 weeks of age) resulted in improved visual acuity in infants15.

Omega-3 LC-PUFA supplementation of infants (5 – 17 weeks of age) also improved cognitive development, as indicated by an improved scores for memory, problem-solving and discrimination at 18 months of age16.

Two clinical studies with school children showed that  supplementation with omega-3 LC PUFA over 8 and 12  weeks significantly improved behavior in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)17,18.

In a clinical trial with older women the women given a combination of DHA (a component of omega-3 LC PUFA) and lutein scored significantly better on a verbal fluency test than women on placebo19.

Bone Health

Omega-3 LC PUFA given to postmenopausal women over 18 months significantly increased bone mineral density (BMD) of the lumbar spine and femoral neck bones compared to placebo20.

RECOMMENDED DOSE

Suggested Use: 

Two soft gels daily, with food, or as directed by your health care professional or pharmacist.

Warning: 

Please consult with your physician before using this product if you are pregnant, diabetic, allergic to iodine, using blood thinners, or anticipate surgery. Keep out of the reach of children.


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