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Minami Nutrition

Mini MorEPA Fish Oil for Children

60-Softgels

£27.59
£23.45

Ideal for children and adolescents, to ensure an adequate daily intake of these essential fatty acids. MorEPA-Mini is a natural source of highly purified and concentrated omega-3 fatty acids derived from pharmacuetical-grade fish oil. Impurities such as mercury and PCBs have been removed through a series of highly technological processes as SFE/SFC (Supercritical Fluid Extraction/Chromatography) at low temperatures (below 50° C). Protective anti-oxidants have been added to MorEPA-mini. A natural strawberry flavouring provides a pleasant taste. 100% of MorEPA, including the gelatine, has been manufacutred from deep-sea fish. MorEPA-mini Hi-EPA fish oil capsules contain high levels - at least 75%- of highly purified omega-3 fatty acids. Instead of taking lots of capsules of fish oil a day, you only have to take two capsules of MorEPA-mini. This means you can avoid the surplus fat that you would get from consuming ordinary fish oil. This supplement is highly recommended since Western nutrition, on average, contains insufficient levels of EPA. Each soft capsule (net weight 432mg) contains at least 240mg EPA (approx) and 35mg DHA (approx), as well as 10mg evening primrose oil (GLA).

MorEPA Kids uses the highest quality omega-3 with scientifically proven ratios of EPA and DHA and vitamin D, to provide the best possible support for the development of your minis. Besides its health benefits, MorEPA Kids comes in mini softgels with a delicious strawberry flavour, making sure that your children will be more than excited to take their omega-3 daily. Also ideal for adults having difficulty to swallow the larger softgels.

Key Benefits of MorEPA Kids:

  • Vitamin D is needed for normal growth and development of bone in children, and contributes to the normal function of their immune system
  • Evening Primrose oil has been traditionally used to help the skin
  • Vitamin D needs sunlight to be produced naturally, which is why its commonly known as the sunshine vitamin
  • EPA and DHA are proven to help maintain a healthy heart function. EPA and DHA contribute to the normal function of the heart with a daily intake of at least 250 mg EPA+DHA

Directions: As a food supplement, for children from 6 years of age and adults: 2 softgels a day, with a meal.  The content can also be mixed with food or can be chewed.

Store out of reach of young children. Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied, balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Do not exceeed the recommended daily dose. Store in a cool, dry place (max. 25°c) and protect from direct sunlight. Do not freeze. Not suitable for individuals taking anti-blood clotting drugs such as Warfarin and Heparin., Not suitable for individuals with epilepsy or with an allergy to fish. 

Deep-sea fish oil concentrate (from anchovy, sardine and mackerel), fish gelatin, humectant: glycerol, evening primrose oil, strawberry flavouring, antioxidant: a mix of rosemary and tocopherol rich extract (Miradoxan), cholecalciferol concentrate.

1 softgel contains: Deep-sea fish oil concentrate 424 mg,Omega-3 fatty acids (TG) 361 mg, EPA Eicosapentaenoic acid 250 mg, DHA Docosahexaenoic acid 55 mg. Other omega-3 fatty acids 56 mg, Evening primrose oil 10 mg, Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) 3,75 mcg.

What are Omega-3s?
Omega-3s are fatty acids that, like omega-6, are deemed essential fatty acids, as they are important for health, but we cannot produce them in the body.Intake of omega-3s from the diet has decreased in recent years.

What are EPA and DHA?
EPA and DHA are two of the main forms of omega-3 fatty acids.  EPA (Eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid) are long-chain fatty acids, which are highly unsaturated (polyunsaturated). One of the main sources of both is fish oil from cold water fish.

What does EPA do?
EPA has a physiological function. The proven benefits of EPA are:

  • Contributes to normal heart function
  • Contributes to normal blood function
  • EPA is an anti-inflammatory

What does DHA do?
DHA has a physiological function. The proven benefits of DHA are:

  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal vision
  • Contributes to the maintenance of normal brain function
  • Contributes to normal heart function
  • DHA is especially important for brain and eye development during pregnancy and early childhood

What are the benefits of ALA and why do MINAMI products not contain this?
Though beneficial, the third omega-3 fatty acid, ALA (Alpha-linolenic acids), has less potent health benefits than the other omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA.  ALA omega-3 can be found in plant-based foods such as flaxseeds, avocado and walnuts.  EPA and DHA fatty acids can be made from ALA in our bodies, but there is limited conversion. Making EPA and DHA from ALA happens very slowly and only small amounts are formed. It is therefore recommended that the best way to get EPA and DHA is to eat foods rich in these fatty acids, as well as supplementing the diet, with products such as those from MINAMI.

Which products contain omgea-3 fatty acids as triglycerides (TG)?
MorEPA Platinum and MorEPA Move.

How long does it take omega-3 fish oil supplements to work?
Most people see a benefit from using a high-strength omega-3 supplement within 3 to 12 weeks based on studies. However, it depends on whether they are taking sufficient amounts and also the right ratio of EPA to DHA.

What accreditations does MINAMI have?
Friends of the Sea certified means that our fish oil is derived from a sustainable source.  Friend of the Sea’s mission is to protect the oceans for future generations by promoting certified sustainable seafood and omega-3 from sustainable fishing, sustainable aquaculture and other ocean-friendly products, as well as by supporting and developing conservation projects and campaigns to protect endangered species.

Which fish is used to make the fish gelatin in MorDHA Prenatal?
The fish gelatin that is used for this product is made from fish skin.  The species (mostly) are: Basa (Pangasianodon hypophtalmus) and Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus).  In our experience, these fish species are most commonly used for fish gelatin.

What type of fish are used in MINAMI products?
The fish oil products are derived from anchovies, sardines and mackerel.

Where are the fish harvested?
The fish are harvested from the fresh waters off Peru and Chile.

What’s the difference between CO2 extraction and the cold-pressed method?
CO2 extraction means the desired plant extract has been pulled from a matrix using supercritical CO2 as an extraction medium. This helps to obtain a purer extract. In contrast, no extraction of any particular component takes place during cold-pressing.

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Product Code: MNM0002