Carlson Labs Norwegian Elite Omega-3 Gems Fish Oil Professional Strength Lemon Flavored Chewable 1250 mg. Bonus Pack 90 + 30 Soft Gels Carlson Labs Norwegian Elite Omega-3 Gems medical Scientist Internationally are enouraging people to eat more fish. Fish body oil is The Major Source of the highly polyunsaturated Omega'-3's EPA and DHA. For those individuals who do not eat an oily fish diest, Carlson offers Omega-3's in easy-to-swallow soft gelatin capsules. Carlson Elite Omega-3 Gems contain 1250 mg of a concentrate of fish body oils from deep, cold water fish which are especially rich in the important Omega-3's EPA and DHA. This product is regularly tested (using AOAC international protocols) for freshness, potency and purity by an independent, FDA-registered laboratory and has been determined to be fresh, fully potent and free of detrimental levels of mercury, cadmium, lead, PCB's and 28 other contaminants. What is Omeaga -3 Fish Oil?Oil from fish contains eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA); both are omega-3 fatty acids. Where is Omega-3 Fish Oil Found?EPA and DHA are found in mackerel, salmon, herring, sardines, sablefish (black cod), anchovies, albacore tuna, and wild game. Cod liver oil contains large amounts of EPA and DHA. Fish oil supplements typically contain 18% EPA and 12% DHA, though more purified (i.e., higher in EPA and DHA) fish oil supplements are sometimes available. In addition, DHA is available in a supplement that does not contain significant amounts of EPA. Omega-3 fatty acids EPA & DHA aid in our well-being by promoting and supporting: Cardiovascular health: DHA & EPA help modulate a healthy stable heartbeat. Maintain blood vessels to support circulation throughout the body. Support artery wall elasticity and may favorably influence C-reactive protein levels .