Docosahexaenoic Acid, or DHA, is a long chain omega-3 fatty acid that supports brain health, eye development and promotes normal inflammatory responses in the body. Many DHA supplements are sourced from fish, but our vegan-friendly DHA is sourced from algae and is encapsulated in a vegan softgel for easy delivery.See All Products
Below we've broken down the main functions of our Vegan DHA and the benefits it can provide.
One study showed that those who supplemented with DHA reduced eye discomfort by 42% and saw an improvement in macular function. Sufficient levels of DHA has been shown to delay progression of age related macular degeneration.
DHA supports nerve transmission and is required for maintenance of normal brain function in adults. A lack of sufficient DHA has been associated with cognitive decline. Supplementation has even shown positive results for depressive related symptoms.
Because DHA is a type of Omega 3 fat, it can help balance excess Omega-6 fatty acids that are typical in the Western Diet, leading to decreased inflammation.
When the body receives adequate amounts of DHA, it is able to produce the hormones needed for proper immunity, brain and eye health.
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