Infographic: Why Take Omegas?

The benefits of taking omegas are wide and varied. Omegas, such as omega-3, are absolutely essential for our health and well-being. Look over our infographic below to find out more about the benefits of omegas and what to eat or supplement with to get your daily dose. NOW offers a full selection of high-quality omega supplements including plant-based nutritional oils, molecularly distilled fish oils, and enteric-coated softgels.

What Makes Omegas Great? 1. Critical Components of Health* 2.  Cardiovascular Support* 3. Healthy Cognitive Function* 4. Growth & Development* 5. Skin Health*

Did You Know? ● Omega-3 fatty acids include EPA, DHA, and ALA. EPA and DHA are abundant in the oil of cold water fish and a tiny marine crustacean called krill. ALA is found in certain plants such as flax and hemp. Omega-3 fatty acids are well regarded for their cardiovascular support benefits.* ● Omega-6 fatty acids include linoleic acid, gamma-linolenic acid, and arachidonic acid and are important for healthy cognitive function, as well as normal growth and development.* ● Omega-9 fatty acids are made up of several different fatty acids and aren’t considered essential, but they’re still important for our health, primarily with respect to cardiovascular health.*

Omega Rich Foods ● Omega-3: Fish like Salmon & Sardines, Walnuts, Flax Seeds, Chia Seeds, Hemp Seeds, Edamame, Seaweed, Algae ● Omega-6: Walnuts, Sunflower Seeds, Almonds, Cashew Nuts ● Omega-9: Olive Oil, Almond Oil, Avocado Oil, Walnuts, Cashews, Almonds

Not Getting Enough Omegas? Bridge the Gap with Supplements

NOW offers a comprehensive line of omega supplements. Talk to your healthcare provider or a certified nutritionist to find the best omega supplement for you.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.