Omega 3


Beyuna omega-3 is rich in high-quality, pure fish oil. The fatty acids in the omega-3 family include alphalinoleic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). EPA and DHA contribute to the normal function of the heart. DHA contributes to maintenance of normal brain function and normal vision.

Read more about the quality under the tab 'Quality'.

Contains: 60 soft fishgelatin capsules


€ 46.26

Product Label

BEYUNA OMEGA 3

The recommended daily allowance for adults is 2 capsules per day.

2 capsules Omega 3, EPAX 6015 TGN contains:

Ingredients Content
Total fatty acid content from fish oil: 1000 mg
thereof:  
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) 530 mg
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA 100 mg
Other fish fatty acids 370 mg
Fish oil, softgel capsule (fish gelatin)  
Glycerol humectant,  
Purified water  

Allergens: fish oil, fish gelatin

BEYUNA OMEGA 3

OMEGA3, 6015 TGN EPAX  
By the intake of one capsule of Beyuna Omega3 6015 TGN 500 mg the following claims can be made:  
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EPA and DHA contribute to the normal function of the heart  
DHA contributes to the maintenance of normal vision  
DHA contributes to maintenance of normal brain function  
By the intake of six capsules of Beyuna Omega3 6015 TGN 3 gr. the following claims can be made:  
DHA and EPA contribute to the maintenance of normal blood pressure  
DHA and EPA contribute to the maintenance of normal blood triglyceride levels  

OMEGA 3, EPAX 6015 TGN

USE  
Take 2 capsules per day with water, preferably at mealtime.  
Do not exceed the recommended daily dosage.  
Nutritional supplements are not a substitute for a balanced diet.  
A healthy lifestyle and a varied, balanced diet is vital to maintaining good health.  
STORAGE RECOMMENDATIONS  
Dark, sealed, cool (15-25 °C) and out of the reach of young children.  

BEYUNA OMEGA 3

According to EC Directives 2000/13, 2003/89, 2005/26, 2005/63, 2006/142, 2007/68 and updates.

Allergen present/No
Cereals containing gluten and products thereof No
Crustaceans and products thereof No
Eggs and products thereof No
Fish and products thereof YES
Peanuts and products thereof No
Soy/ Soyderivatives No
Milk and products thereof, including lactose No
Nuts and products thereof No
Celery and products thereof No
Mustard and products thereof No
Sesame seeds and products thereof No
Sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10 mg/l, expressed as SO? No
Lupin and products thereof No
Molluscs and products thereof No

GMO-Free

Commission Regulation

European legislation was adopted in 2012 relating to nutrition and health claims made on foods (the Commission Regulation). The Commission Regulation is a European Regulation (432/2012) which sets out what information may be provided regarding the effect of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients on products (on packaging, labels, websites, advertisements, in brochures, books and on social media).

Only approved health claims may be made. These claims provide information about the effect a particular ingredient has on health. Approved health claims are recommended by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). For many years, it was possible for companies to submit health claims, but unfortunately very few of them were approved. Because many of the claims submitted were rejected, some nutrients have no approved claims which relate to them.

Food supplements are not a medication and may only promote health. This means medical claims can never be made in relation to supplements. We all enjoy free speech, and it is possible to make claims about the effect of certain nutrients in articles and brochures and on websites, but in this case there should be no advertising of a specific product or any reference made to it.

The Inspection Board for the Promotion of Health Products

Public advertising of self-care medicines, medical (self-care) aids or health products is in the interest of public health, though it does require clear regulations. Industry, the media and advertisers recognise their social responsibilities, and have created rules with which public advertising must comply.

These rules are drawn up by the Dutch Foundation for Monitoring Medicinal Product Advertising (KOAG) and the Dutch Foundation for the Promotion of Health Products (KAG). On behalf of the KOAG and KAG, the Inspection Board monitors the public advertising of medicines, medical (self-care) aids and health products.

Companies can have their claims verified by KOAG KAG. If a claim is verified and permitted, the company is given an approval number. This can be found on claims made in, e.g., brochures.

Links with more information

https://www.fsai.ie/uploadedFiles/Reg432_2012.pdf

http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/topics/topic/nutrition-and-health-claims

http://ec.europa.eu/food/safety/labelling_nutrition/claims_en

Beyuna has opted for a TGN fish oil from EPAX. With only clean, sustainable and traceable raw materials, EPAX delivers safe, pure Omega-3 fish oil that has been scientifically proven. EPAX was the first Omega-3 producer to be awarded the Friend of the Sea sustainability certificate five years ago. EPAX stands for Purity, Quality and Innovation.

Beyuna has opted for a pure fish oil supplement with TGN fish oil from EPAX. TGN stands for Natural Triglyceride fish oil. There are different types of fish oil available, ethyl ester (EE) and triglyceride (TG).Triglycerides, the natural form, consist of three fatty acid chains attached to a glycerol molecule. This is the molecular form in which all fats and oils occur in nature.

Ethyl esters (EE) consist of a single fatty acid chain, hereby replacing the glycerol molecule with an ethanol molecule which makes it unnatural.

Ethanol molecules attached to ethyl ester do not break down as efficiently in the body so that bioavailability (absorption of the omega in your body) is lower. Lipase from the pancreas splits natural triglycerides 10 to 50 times better than ethyl ester.

Research shows that ethyl esters are absorbed 27% less than natural triglycerides. Therefore, Beyuna opts for TGN, the most natural form which is well absorbed.

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