Did You Know

1. That marine derived Omega-3 Fatty Acids have their origins in Algae or plankton? That's right, marine animals such as fish and krill consume other marine based plant or animal species who get their high Omega-3 content from the algae and plankton in the ocean.

2. That 95% of the North American population is deficient in Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids. Regrettably, the average North American Citizen has an Omega-3-Index of 3.6; well below the minimum recommended O3i of 8.

3. That through a process known as neurogenesis, the human brain possesses the ability to grow new nerve cells, or neurons, throughout our entire lifespan.

4. That the human brain is approximately 60% fat? Of this fat, DHA is quantitatively the most important Omega-3 fatty acid in the brain. In fact, Brain DHA levels are typically 250 to 300 times greater than EPA.

5. That 95% of all brain-related issues are epi-genetic... meaning "outside the gene"? This means that only 5% of all brain related issues are hereditary. The rest are due to other factors such as trauma, poor diet, a sedentary lifestyle, sleep deprivation, environmental toxins, drug and alcohol abuse, and many more.

6. That the Omega-3-Index is a more powerful predictor of mortality than cholesterol is? In fact, for every point increase in your Omega-3-Index, you get an 8% reduction in the incidence of all-cause mortality. *

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