Vegepa Orange Chewables provides a combination of concentrated wild anchovy fish oil and organic evening primrose oil, combining omega-3 EPA and omega-6 GLA at a dose that is suitable for children aged 3+.
Box contents: 60 capsules (1-month supply at a daily dosage of 2 capsules).
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Vegepa Orange Chewables provides a combination of concentrated wild anchovy fish oil and organic evening primrose oil, providing EPA and GLA fatty acids at a lower dose that is suitable for children aged 3+, sweetened naturally with xylitol and flavoured with sweet orange oil. Taken daily, Vegepa Chewables helps to balance and maintain healthy omega-3 and omega-6 levels, fuelling brain cells with the essential nutrients for optimal brain function, attention and concentration. Additional vitamin C contributes to the normal functioning of the nervous system and to normal psychological function, as well as supporting immune system function and helping to reduce tiredness and fatigue.
It is not advisable to exceed the above dose unless advised by a healthcare practitioner. Take Vegepa Orange Chewables with food for optimum absorption. The capsules may be chewed or swallowed. For young children, the capsules may be pierced and mixed into yoghurt or similar.
EPA is an especially important type of long-chain omega-3 fatty acid, considered to be the dominant omega-3 fat for brain function. EPA helps to keep cell membranes flexible, ensuring nutrients flow efficiently in and out of cells, for optimal cell signalling and brain function. EPA is also converted by the body into a family of hormone-like chemicals called eicosanoids. These substances support a wide range of physical processes that affect cardiovascular health, inflammatory response and immune function.
Evening primrose oil is a rich source of the omega-6 fatty acid GLA. GLA is an integral part of cell membranes, helping to keep them permeable for optimum brain function, as well as being a precursor to favourable eicosanoids. Cold-pressed and non-raffinated (extracted without the use of chemical solvents), our organic evening primrose oil is a botanical source of triterpenes (unlike generic evening primrose oil) – free radical-scavenging substances, which may help to support the immune system. GLA works especially well alongside pure EPA in many areas of health.
If taking any medication, especially blood-thinning medication, seek professional medical advice before taking this product. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking any food supplement. This product should not be used as a substitute for a balanced diet. This product is suitable for children aged 3+. Allergen information: contains fish.
Ingredients: Capsule shell (emulsifiers: glycerol, gelatine, xylitol, caramel E150a, sweet orange oil, cellulose, starch); ethyl-EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) concentrate from marine fish oil; vegetable fat; mannitol; organic cold-pressed virgin evening primrose oil; sweet orange oil; ascorbic acid; lemon oil; antioxidant: vitamin E.
|Serving size 2 capsules||Amount per serving|
|Total fat||626 mg|
|of which saturated fat||226 mg|
|of which polyunsaturated fat||333 mg|
|of which monounsaturated fat||67 mg|
|EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid)||224 mg|
|GLA (gamma-linolenic acid)||7.2 mg|
|Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)|
* 18.5% of EU RDA
|Vitamin E (as mixed tocopherols)|
* 8.3% of EU RDA