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Vitacost Vegan EPA - DHA Featuring Life'sOMEGA(tm) -- 600 mg - 60 Vegan Softgels

Vegan omega-3 supplement with 100% plant-based DHA and EPA. Fish oil free! Omega-3 supplement for vegans & vegetarians. With DHA & EPA from plant sources. No fish oil or animal ingredients (vegan softgels). Featuring life’sOMEGA™ algal oil. Superior source of omega-3s compared to flaxseed and other plant sources. Vitacost Vegan EPA-DHA is a plant-based omega-3 supplement suitable for vegans and vegetarians. This unique animal product-free formula features two well-known essential fatty acids—DHA and EPA—from life’sOMEGA™ a high-quality marine algal oil delivering the same omega-3 nutrition found in fish oil and krill oil without animal-derived ingredients.  . Unlike other plant-based omega-3 options such as flaxseed (which contains ALA an essential fatty acid that’s converted to DHA and EPA by the body) this supplement is a superior alternative supplying DHA and EPA directly in ready-to-use form. .  . It also provides a more sustainable source of omega-3 nutrition than oils obtained from wild-caught fish or krill.  . What are DHA and EPA?  . DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) are omega-3 fatty acids required for normal function of many body processes; yet they can’t be created by the body and must be obtained through diet. While eating fish is considered an ideal way to obtain DHA and EPA they can also be found in plant sources such as marine algae or obtained through the conversion of ALA (found in flaxseed walnuts soybeans and some plant oils). .  . How do DHA and EPA support health? EPA and DHA are well known for their cardioprotective properties their ability to maintain healthy cognitive function their potential to support healthy moods and their positive impact on joint comfort and flexibility*. Higher blood levels of omega-3 essential fatty acids including EPA and DHA are associated with a healthier mood*. About Vitacost. Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).  .  . *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  This product is not intended to diagnose treat cure or prevent any disease.
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9 out of 11(82%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Vitacost Vegan EPA - DHA Featuring Life'sOMEGA(tm) -- 600 mg - 60 Vegan Softgels
Review 1 for Vitacost Vegan EPA - DHA Featuring Life'sOMEGA(tm) -- 600 mg - 60 Vegan Softgels
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
janeden
fromArlington, TX
Age:55-64
Gender:Female
Great vegan softgels
 July 22, 2015
"I have tried many, many vegan Omega softgels. These are by far the best since they don't cause any problems or burping which sometimes occurs with this type of Omegas. I will be buying these exclusively from now on!"
0points
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Review 2 for Vitacost Vegan EPA - DHA Featuring Life'sOMEGA(tm) -- 600 mg - 60 Vegan Softgels
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
sdgal
fromLa Jolla Ca
Age:45-54
Gender:Female
This product is good
 July 22, 2015
"I originally bought this when the product I normally use was out of stock. Pleased to say it works just as well. I'm a veg and it's important to take this."
0points
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Review 3 for Vitacost Vegan EPA - DHA Featuring Life'sOMEGA(tm) -- 600 mg - 60 Vegan Softgels
Overall rating:
1 / 5
1 / 5
GrandmaL
fromNew Kensington, PA
Age:65-74
Gender:Female
 July 21, 2015
"these supplements have a strong fishy odor and unpleasant taste. I prefer the Ovega-3 in that you only need to take 1 per day."
-2points
0of 2voted this as helpful.
Review 4 for Vitacost Vegan EPA - DHA Featuring Life'sOMEGA(tm) -- 600 mg - 60 Vegan Softgels
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
mforward
fromColumbia, SC
Age:45-54
Gender:Female
Much easier to tolerate than fish oil
 June 8, 2015
"I wanted an Omega supplement but was unable to tolerate the fish oil due to burping up yucky after taste. These work well, no problems at all. Thanks!"
+1point
1of 1voted this as helpful.
Review 5 for Vitacost Vegan EPA - DHA Featuring Life'sOMEGA(tm) -- 600 mg - 60 Vegan Softgels
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
KooKoo4Kokonut
fromOrange County, CA
Age:45-54
Gender:Female
No Burping!
 June 4, 2015
"I tried to take many brands of Fish Oil, as my dr recommended. I HATE fish and after trying many brands which promised me "No Fish Burps" and "No Fishy Aftertaste" I kept on searching. I read an article somewhere about the harm of taking fish oil, as if it is not refrigerated, it quickly becomes rancid. Information is sometimes so contradictory, but I started researching vegan alternatives to fish oil and decided to give this Vitacost non-fish oil alternative a try. I love it! No gross fish taste, burps or gross stuff. The price is reasonable, especially if you catch a BOGO. This is now part of my daily regimen."
+2points
2of 2voted this as helpful.
Review 6 for Vitacost Vegan EPA - DHA Featuring Life'sOMEGA(tm) -- 600 mg - 60 Vegan Softgels
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
MrDa
Gender:Male
Great dosage and price
 April 25, 2015
"I have to disagree with some of these comments saying it isn't good value for money. It has 40g of DHA and 50g EPA more than the competitor and most of the time can get it on BOGO. Great all round vegan source of omega 3's."
+2points
4of 6voted this as helpful.
Review 7 for Vitacost Vegan EPA - DHA Featuring Life'sOMEGA(tm) -- 600 mg - 60 Vegan Softgels
Overall rating:
1 / 5
1 / 5
STech
fromSpokane, WA
Age:35-44
Gender:Male
Overpriced compared to competition
 March 27, 2015
"This is rated poorly because it's twice as expensive as the alternative brand.
This product has the following per 2 capsules:
Omega-3 Fatty Acids 600 mg
DHA 360 mg
EPA 180 mg
30 servings per bottle
Alternative brand Amerifit Nutrition Ovega-3 has the following per 1 capsule:
Omega-3 Fatty Acids 500 mg
DHA 320 mg
EPA 130 mg
60 servings per bottle
The Vitacost brand requires double the pills for virtually the same amount of DHA/EPA and is more expensive. That is why the Amerifit brand is constantly out of stock. The Vitacost brand should cost half as much when you consider the cost and what you're getting in each serving."
+4points
9of 14voted this as helpful.
Review 8 for Vitacost Vegan EPA - DHA Featuring Life'sOMEGA(tm) -- 600 mg - 60 Vegan Softgels
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
lime3
fromCharlottesville, VA
Age:65-74
Gender:Female
No problems with smell and aftertaste
 October 12, 2014
"After experiencing the fish taste throughout the day from taking fish oil, and after receiving two bottles of krill oil with broken capsuls which smelled fouly of dead fish even on the outside of the closed bottles, this product was quite wonderful. --no noticeable taste, no aftertaste, no smell."
+1point
3of 5voted this as helpful.
Review 9 for Vitacost Vegan EPA - DHA Featuring Life'sOMEGA(tm) -- 600 mg - 60 Vegan Softgels
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
DesertFloyd
Nice and small
 June 5, 2014
"I just love the small size and that there is no fish in them. That way you aren't burping fish through out the day."
+10points
12of 14voted this as helpful.
Review 10 for Vitacost Vegan EPA - DHA Featuring Life'sOMEGA(tm) -- 600 mg - 60 Vegan Softgels
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
CreativeLion
fromLithia Springs, GA
Age:35-44
Gender:Male
Great Value
 June 5, 2014
"This product is great for those of us aiming to tread lighter on this planet, by meeting dietary needs while eliminating animal extraction. It meet or exceeds any comparable brand - a reasonably-sized gel cap that delivers a quality grade nutrient. It is worth the buy."
+20points
22of 24voted this as helpful.
Ratings-only reviews for Vitacost Vegan EPA - DHA Featuring Life'sOMEGA(tm) -- 600 mg - 60 Vegan Softgels
Based on 1 ratings-only review
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
1 out of 1 recommend this product