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Douglas Laboratories - DEPA - 100 Softgels

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DEPA is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids*
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Douglas Laboratories - DEPA

A Rich Source of Long-Chain Omega-3 Fatty Acids

No Artificial Coloring or Preservatives - 100 Softgels

Douglas Labs DEPA contains a marine lipid concentrate that has been processed by molecular distillation. DEPA is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, providing eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, 18%) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, 12%) in their natural triglyceride form.


Typical diets in developed countries deliver large amounts of saturated fatty acids and the polyunsaturated omega-6 linoleic and arachidonic acids and low levels of omega-3 fatty acids. Throughout evolution, humans were accustomed to diets providing roughly equal amounts of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. However, during the last 200 years, the ratio of dietary omega-6:omega-3 fatty acids increased from about 1:1 to 20- 25:1. Leading health professionals now recommend ratios between 4:1 and 10:1.

A healthy balance of dietary omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids appears to be a prerequisite for normal immune function. Dietary linoleic acid (18:2 omega-6) is a precursor to arachidonic acid (20:4) which in turn is a precursor for pro-inflammatory prostaglandin E2, leukotriene B4, and platelet aggregating thromboxane A2. The omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA provide a natural counterbalance, because they serve as precursors for the anti-inflammatory prostaglandins E1 and E3, and decrease the formation of prostaglandin E2 and thromboxane A2. Among other factors, sufficient dietary levels of EPA, DHA and other omega-3 fatty acids are also important in the regulation of normal blood lipoprotein and cholesterol levels.


DEPA may be a useful dietary supplement for those who do not consume enough oily fish and other sources of omega-3 fatty acids in their diets to receive desirable amounts of long chain omega-3 fatty acids.

SIDE EFFECTS: No adverse side effects have been reported.

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Additional Information
SKU DouglasLabs-7980-100X-2827

Directions: Adults take one softgel daily or as directed by physician.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Softgel
Servings per Container: 100
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 10.5
   Calories from Fat 9
Total Fat 1 g <2%
   Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
   Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 6 mg 2%
Vitamin E 1 IU 3%
Natural Triglyceride Marine Lipid Concentrate 1,000 mg *
   Eicosapentaenoic Acid [EPA] [18%]
180 mg *
   Docosahexaenoic Acid [DHA] [12%] 120 mg *
Total Omega-3 Fatty Acids 300 mg *
†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
*Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Gelatin (capsule), natural glycerin and water.

No starch, sugar, wax or preservaties.
Contains Fish Body Oil (anchovy, sardine and mackerel).
UPC Code 310539002827