Recent research has found that while most North Americans consume plenty of omega-6 oils found in meats and most vegetable oil, they often suffer from a deficiency in omega-3 oils found in many fish. The lack of this essential fatty acid is associated with an increased risk for heart disease and many other conditions including cancer, arthritis, stroke, high blood pressure, skin diseases, and diabetes.
A diet that is deficient in omega-3 fatty acids, particularly EPA and DHA, results in altered cell membranes. Without a healthy membrane, cells lose their ability to hold water, vital nutrients, and electrolytes. They also lose their ability to communicate with other cells and regulatehormones. Simply put, the cells do not function properly and become the critical factor in the development of many diseases.
MapleLife® Omega-3 Fish Oil for Kids comes in a liquid formula that is more easily absorbed than the softgels. This liquid can also be blended with food, smoothies and drinks for versatility. This delicious strawberry flavoured liquid provides 500mg of fish oil in just half a teaspoon.
Medicinal Ingredients: (per 1/2tsp)
|Fish Oil 18/12 (Deodorized)||500 mg|
|- Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)||90 mg|
|- Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)||60 mg|
Children (1-13 years): Take 2mL (1/2tsp) 1-2 times per day.