Omega 3 Algal Oil

A natural and sustainable source of Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)- Omega 3 oil

  • The most common source of Omega 3 supplementation is fish oil
  • Fish obtain Omega 3 oils from algae
  • AlgaeCytes EPA Omega 3 oil contains at least 60% EPA naturally.

Compelling scientific evidence on the advantages of EPA

  • Nutritional therapeutics: enhanced wellbeing, improved lipid management
  • Healthcare: cardiovascular benefits, neuro health
  • Skin Care: anti-aging, anti-inflammation

Quality matters

Industry standard fish oil contains only 18% EPA (Eicosapentaenoic acid) and 12% DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid).

Oil from the AlgaeCytes microalgae is one of the few sources of EPA without the presence of DHA, and thus presents a means of maximising the efficacy of EPA.


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Nutritional Therapeutics

GOED reports that in the United States and EU Omega 3 healthcare and nutritional therapeutics remain very popular. Baby Boomers are the heaviest users but younger consumers are being educated about the health benefits of Omega 3 oils via marketing of food and drinks fortified with Omega 3


There is an increasing demand from personal care/cosmetic companies and consumers for algal derived functional ingredients.  Internal and external skin care products with biologically active ingredients with functional health benefits are increasingly formulated to include Omega 3 oils EPA/DHA.


Omega 3 oils EPA/DHA are recognised, based upon a large quantity of scientific evidence, as vital functional ingredients delivering significant health benefits, and ‘essential’ in the diet for the maintenance of development and maintenance of good health. Further, as a Harvard School of Public Health study concluded, Omega 3 oils EPA/DHA deficiencies can be devastating in their consequences.

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