Why choose Optim DHAlg?
Optim DHAlg is an alternative to fish oil.
It is a food supplement based on a 100% natural and plant-based DHA.
DHA is an omega-3 that is often deficient in our current diet. Optim DHAlg is particularly recommended for all those who eat industrial food, little or no oily fish, and above all, for pregnant or breastfeeding women, sportsmen, and seniors.
What is the micro-algae Schizochytrium sp.?
Schizochytrium sp. is a type of marine micro-algae that naturally produces omega-3 DHA.
Schizochytrium sp. can produce up to 40%-50% DHA out of the total fatty acids produced.
ALA (alpha-linolenic acid) is an omega-3 essential for cells' growth and proper functioning. It is an essential omega-3 because the human body cannot produce it. It is found in vegetable oils (linseed oil, rapeseed oil, walnut oil, chia oil…), seeds (flax, pumpkin) and nuts.
EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) are precursors, especially lipid mediators that reduce inflammation. DHA is a ubiquitous component of cell membranes (brain, retina…). EPA and DHA are mainly found in fatty fish (sardines, anchovies, salmon…). Some microalgae, such as Shizochytrium sp., contain high levels of DHA.