Twenty First Century Herbs EFA Complex, 60 Capsules

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Essential Fatty Acid Complex - The term 'essential' in nutrition as applied to 'essential fatty acids' (EFAs) refers to omega-6 and omega-3 which are polyunsaturated fatty acids. These are required by the body to achieve optimum human health, but do however, need to be ingested as the body is unable to manufacture them.

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  • Pack Size: 60
  • Type: Capsules
  • SKU: 28697
  • UPC: 5060151420107


Essential Fatty Acid Complex - The term 'essential' in nutrition as applied to 'essential fatty acids' (EFAs) refers to omega-6 and omega-3 which are polyunsaturated fatty acids. These are required by the body to achieve optimum human health, but do however, need to be ingested as the body is unable to manufacture them.  

What do Essential Fatty acids(EFAs) do?

  • Essential fatty acids are specific fats that are critical to the proper function of the body.
  • Essential fatty acids essentially 'oil' the body. They lubricate the joints and skin, as well as being a vital component of every human cell.
  • The body also uses essential fatty acids to balance hormones.
  • They help to insulate nerve cells and to assist in keeping  the skin and arteries supple
  • They help in insulating the body by keeping it warm.
  • Fatty acids are considered to be the building blocks of fats in the same way that amino acids are to proteins.

Why might you choose to take Essential Fatty Acids?

Supplementing with a balanced blend of fatty acids may benefit your health in the following areas:

  • Help to increase energy, performance and stamina
  • supporting normal cardiovascular function
  • Help to lower high levels of blood pressure
  • Strengthen the immune system
  • Help to improve brain function
  • Help to regulate major organs and glands
  • Assist in sppeding up the healing process
  • Omega-3 fatty acids can help to alleviate dry skin and psoriasis
  • A good balanced intake of omega 3 fatty acids can help to improve the appearance and texture of our skin.
  • Help to retard the progression of osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and alleviate the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
  • To improve digestion
  • Strengthen the bones

Product Information:

Two capsules provide on average: 


Two Capsules

Alpha linolenic acid (omega 3)

65 mg

Oleic acid (omega 9)

28 mg


Linoleic acid (omega 6)

19 mg

Palmitic acid

15 mg

Stearic acid

15 mg

Mixed tocopherols

5 mg

Energy, protein, carbohydrate and fat content negligible.

Product Ingredients: Alpha linolenic acid – omega 3, Oleic acid– omega 9, Linoleic acid – omega 6, Palmitic acid, Stearic acid, Mixed tocopherols, Fatty acids complexed in linseed oil, safflower oil, soya bean, cotton & corn oils, Hydroxypropylmethyl Cellulose, Vegetable magnesium stearate, Vegetable protein coating, (zein) coating. *The food ingredients delivering the nutrients in this formula are prepared from high quality vegetable and plant oils.The Essential Fatty acids in this formula are complexed in linseed, safflower and corn oils.

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