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GOED, CRN Publish Oxidation White Paper

CRNheader-basic14In ongoing efforts to educate the industry and consumers about the issue of oxidation and omega-3s, GOED (the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s) and CRN (the Council for Responsible Nutrition), have co-authored a white paper entitled “Oxidation in Omega-3 Oils: An Overview.” The white paper was written to help improve industry knowledge about oxidation testing protocols and potential issues with oxidized oils.

For example, one of the key points highlighted in the paper is the confusion over the p-anisidine test, which is a commonly used test for secondary oxidation. The problem is, this test is not applicable for read more…

Nordic Naturals® Unveils Next Generation Fish Oil

Powerful Oil Delivers 80% EPA+DHA, 90+% Triglycerides

gI_150238_One and 2XNordic Naturals, the #1 fish oil in the United States, has introduced its latest innovation—a breakthrough omega-3 oil. This ultra-concentrated EPA+DHA oil in the highly absorbable, triglyceride form is a first in the natural products channel.

“What makes this fish oil unique is the combination of very high concentration and superior absorption,” said Tone Larsen, Nordic Naturals Product Development Manager. Nordic Naturals delivers all products in the 90+% triglyceride form—the form in which omega-3s occur naturally in fish and which research confirms is better absorbed and utilized by the body.

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Nordic Naturals® Receives Friend of the Sea Certification — All Fish Stocks and Fish Oil Products Certified Sustainable

Nordic Naturals has received certification from Friend of the Sea (FOS) for all fish stocks and fish oil products.

gI_150162_FOS UltimateNordic Naturals is pleased to be recognized with certification from Friend of the Sea (FOS), the international reference standard for producers of omega-3 fish oil. Nordic Naturals sources all of its fish from waters that are certified sustainable by FOS, and all omega-3 products are now FOS certified as well, a reflection of the company’s long-standing commitment to sustainability.

This important certification verifies that Nordic Naturals complies with rigorous standards that ensure long-term, sustainable fish oil manufacturing. These criteria include:

Nordic Naturals Launches Omega Boost Junior for Kids

NordicOmegaJuniorOmega Boost Junior from Nordic Naturals is an easy, tasty way to give kids the essential omega-3s they need for optimal health and development. In delicious Paradise Punch flavor, this velvety smooth formulation supports brain and eye health, and healthy immune and nervous system function in children two years and older. A half-teaspoon serving offers a potent 285 mg of omega-3s.

Like all Nordic Naturals omega-3 products, Omega Boost Junior surpasses the strictest international standards for purity, freshness, and quality. Its creamy emulsion formulation, paired with the triglyceride molecular form that Nordic Naturals insists on for its products, means fast

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Rebecca Wright: Krill Oil Question & Answer

While fish oil has been around for well over a decade as a staple of the omega-3 market, krill oil is a relative newcomer. Due to some controversy around fishing practices and conservation concerns, krill has had a bit of a bumpy start and hasn’t gained the visibility that fish oil has seen, but we think that’s about to change.

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