Item: Live-Well ProQ-200 DHA 200mg 30's
The patented Vegetable-source DHA 200 mg (Mercury-FREE) Supplement for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mothers.
Live-well Pro-Q 200 contains DHA made from vegetable (microalgae) source. It is produced by Martek Biosciences, USA under tightly controlled GMP manufacturing conditions away from the sea.
Martek DHA is free from chemicals, pollutants (mercury) and toxins. Mercury is particularly of concern during pregnancy and children even at relatively low levels as it can affect children's brain development.
Note: Almost all DHA products are derived from fish. Unfortunately, nearly all fishes are contaminated with mercury and if you are concerned about DHA from fish source, Live-well Pro-Q 200 would be the best alternative.
Because Live-well Pro-Q 200 DHA is not derived from fish, it does not contain any other long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid like EPA (Eicosapentanoic Acid) which has been found to compete with DHA for a place on the nerve cell membrane. This may be detrimental to growing foetuses, infants and toddlers brain development.
Note: Breast milk contains 4 times more DHA than EPA. Mother Nature Knows Best!
Hence taking ordinary fish derived DHA which usually contains high amounts of EPA and only moderate amounts of DHA may negates the mother's best efforts.
Advantage of Enteric Coated Capsules for DHA
Enteric coating ensures that the DHA is digested in the intestines and not in the stomach. For this reason, Live-well Pro-Q 200 enteric coated DHA capsules ensures better absorption of DHA into the bloodstream.
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WHO WILL BENEFIT
- Pregnant Women
- Breastfeeding mothers
- During Pregnancy
DHA is vital for health brain and eye development and it especially critical during the last trimester of pregnancy. Developing foetus depends entirely on mother's DHA intake. If mother's intake is borderline is a low, foetal DHA level will drop affecting its brain development. Studies have shown expectant mothers who take DHA supplements to have:
- Fewer pre-term deliveries
- Given birth to longer, healthier infants who perform better on intelligence test
- After Delivery
Infants have limited ability to synthesize DHA, making them dependent on mother's breast milk. How much DHA they get from breast milk depends on the content of DHA in the maternal diet. DHA supplementation of nursing mothers increases the DHA content in their milk and breastfed infants have been shown to have higher IQs.
DHA helps improve concentration, memory and learning ability. Students taking DHA supplements grow up smarter and excel academically.
30 enteric-coated vegetable capsules
HOW TO TAKE
- Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mothers:
1-2 vegetable capsules daily
- Students above 12:
1 vegetable capsule daily
|Active Ingredients Per Tablet /Sachet||Strength|
|DHA (Docosahexanoic Acid)|
Natural Vegetable (microalgae) Source*
* Non-Seafood derived