A vegan and sustainable alternative to fish oil. Contains Omega-3 fatty acids. Each capsule contains:
- 145 mg EPA (Eicosapentaenoic acid)
- 291 mg DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid)
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Nutrients for your brain and heart functions
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutrients, which we have to get through our diet. The most common ones are called DHA and EPA, which are found in most fish species (fat ones in particular).
There's also ALA, which is most commonly found in plant oils. DHA and EPA have many beneficial functions in the body. Most noticeably, both contribute to the normal function of the heart (if the recommended daily intake is consumed as a minimum).
The body converts ALA to DHA and EPA, but unfortunately only about 5-10% of the amound of ALA you eat.
What function does omega-3 fatty acids have in our bodies?
Approximately 20 percent of the fatty acids in our brain is made of DHA, which makes it quite important for the brains function. The omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA are generally part of the cell membrane which surrounds each of our body's cells. They are then transformed to hormone-like signaling substances called eicosanoids. Those substances have multiple beneficial functions for our body.
What are nutritional sources of omega-3?
Fat fish like mackerel, hearing and salmon are some the best sources of DHA and EPA.
The third variant ALA is most commonly found in plant oils, like rapeseed oil, walnut oil and soy oil, as well as in walnuts, linseed, chia seeds and soy beans. It is also present in linseed oil, but in very large quantities. So be careful with too much of that.
How much omega-3 do I need to consume a day?
Maybe you already know, but the short answer is: fat fish 2 times a week (200 grams total) - or 350 g of fish per week.
The more complex answer is that a minimum of 1% of your daily energy intake should come from omega-3 fatty acids. That's about 2.4-3.6 g per day. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recommends that an average adult gets 250 mg of DHA and EPA combined. They also recommend pregnant and breastfeeding women to get additionally 100-200 mg per day. And since we are able to store omega-3 in the body, then fat fish 2 times a week should be enough.
How can I avoid omega-3 deficiency?
Eat fat fish twice a week and back it up with some plantoil based on seeds and beans.
But that's easier said than done. Try to think about tips and tricks that can make it easier for you to adabt. Here's a few of our own:
Find some easy (and viral) recepies on instagram
Buy some fish (then you'll find a recipe somehow)
Write "eat fish" on your habit tracker
Choose the fishy dish when you are eating out
Fatty acids. It's a good thing.
A dynamic duo if there's ever been one.
DHA contributes to a normal brain function and also support the maintenance of normal vision.
Omega-3 fatty acid
EPA + DHA
EPA and DHA both contribute to a normal heart function, blood pressure and triglyceride level in the blood
Omega-3 fatty acid
Fish gets their omega-3 from algae
Fat fish species like salmon, mackerel and anchovies are one of the best sources of the omega-3 fatty acids: DHA and EPA. But where do they get it from? Seaweed and algae. So we skipped the middlefish and went straight for the vegan source. That also leaves more fish in the ocean.
Frequently asked questions
Do all people need supplements?
No. The common understanding from many medical doctors is that a balanced diet should contain a sufficient amount of vitamins and minerals. And we’re not here to argue with that. But what is a balanced diet? And what about the exceptions to that rule? Like if you’re menstruating and losing a lot of iron once a month? Or trying to get pregnant? Or living in a country with limited sunshine for more than 6 months of the year? Those are among the questions we’d like to help you navigate.
Can you guarantee an effect?
The short answer is no. Most supplements alone rarely provide a noticeable benefit, but that’s not to say they aren’t beneficial. Vitamins and minerals are important for your health. The definition of a vitamin even translates to ‘essential for normal growth'.
Our supplements are pro-active products meant to prevent deficiencies of certain vitamins and minerals. Given that it’s a pro-active product, and we tend to live a life with endless variables, it can be difficult to assess whether you feel different than if you hadn’t taken it - and if so, then it can be difficult to say why. ‘Cause maybe you also started drinking more water, getting more exercise, eating healthier or what not. But that’s exactly the nerve of our philosophy. We can’t promise that the actual nutrients will make you feel different, but we strongly believe that the derived effects will.
When do the products expire?
If stored in their air tight pouch, at room temperature, in a dry and dark environment, then both the multivitamin, algae oil and iron+C supplement will have a best before date at two years after their respective date of manufacturing.
Once opened, we recommend to consume the capsules within six months.
At what time of day should I eat my capsules?
Given the chance that your multivitamin will contain fat soluble nutrients (K1, K2, E, D and A), then we recommend to eat your capules with a meal. If you eat breakfast - great! If not, maybe you should start? Or keep your vitamins close to the olive oil so you remember them at dinner.
We’d further recommend to eat the multivitamin and the algae oil together, but take the iron+C supplement at another time during the day. to appear when the content is expanded
Is every capsule uniquely designed for me?
While we do believe that every human is unique, we still tend to fall in to certain personas. We’ve made our formulations thereafter. This means that you might find someone else who has the same formula as you.
Can I cancel anytime?
Yes. If you don’t like the party, we won’t keep you here. But we hope you’ll come back later.
Can I skip, or delay, a shipment if I haven’t finished my last one?
Yes. Our worst fear is that you build up a stock. You can pause, postpone or reschedule your subscription at any time from your profile page. We also send you reminders about any upcoming orders, with a magic link to your profile so you can easily manage it if needed.
What’s the delivery time?
We are able to deliver your products within 2-4 working days. Delivery for subscription orders is free.
Is it only sold as a subscription?
For the time being, then yes. It takes time to fall into new routines, and we aim at being your long time partner in that game. For supplements - and good habits in general.
What if I’m unhappy with my product?
Step one is to let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. Step two is, most likely, to get your money back. However, please read our return policy before any inquiries.