Your body needs fatty acids to survive, though it is able to make all but two of them: linoleic acid (LA), in the omega-6 family, and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) in the omega-3 family. These two fatty acids must be supplied from dietary sources and are therefore considered essential fatty acids (EFAs). Omega-3 fatty acids, found in cold-water fish (and fish oil), perilla and flaxseed oils, are essential elements of a healthy diet. These acids contain also EPA and DHA, compounds that can be produced by your body from ALA, though in insufficient quantities. Omega-3 oils are seldom found in the typical Western diet, contrary to foods rich in omega-6 fats. Most citizens of other Western nations consume far too many omega-6, and not enough omega-3, polyunsaturated fatty acids. Mediterranean diet, however, is rich in omega-3 and monounsaturated fatty acid, found in olive oil, some fruit, vegetables and herbs. That is why experts associate it with cardiovascular health and increased life span. This claim has been supported by many studies.
Life Extension’s Super Omega-3 is a premium, scientifically validated fish oil concentrate, derived from sustainable sources. This product contains a proprietary, full-spectrum blend of synergistic nutrients to provide scientifically validated cardioprotective health benefits. No other commercial fish oil supplement contains this level of essential fatty acids, sesame lignans and olive fruit nutrients.
Super Omega-3 from Life Extension uses a proprietary technology that results in pure, stable and easy-to-tolerate fish oil. The result is Pure+™ fish oil that exceeds the standards set by international rating agencies. The role of sesame lignans is to augment the benefits of fish oil, by several mechanisms including stabilising the unsaturated fatty acids in the body and guarding them against lipid peroxidation.. These lignans can help to ease inflammation. To mimic a Mediterranean diet, Super Omega-3 provides a standardised olive fruit extract to deliver a powerful antioxidant. Four softgels of Super Omega-3 provide the equivalent nutrients of 4 to 6 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil.
As a substance found in the spice turmeric, curcumin impresses scientists with its remarkable multiple health benefits. It was first used by Indians more than 3,000 years ago in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. Some its wonderful benefits are helping to reduce inflammation, to maintain healthy bowel and joint functions, as well as protecting your brain from age-related problems. Curcumin has also been known as having antioxidant properties.
The problem is that curcumin is poorly absorbed into the bloodstream. Super Bio-Curcumin® absorbs up to seven times better than conventional curcumin. That makes this patented formula the most cost-effective supplement on the market. This turmeric formulation provides far greater peak blood levels and remains in the bloodstream almost twice as long as conventional supplements.
Each 400 mg capsule of Super Bio-Curcumin® is equivalent to 2,772 mg of a typical 95% curcumin extract.
Commercial "one-a-day" supplements provide very low potency. Compared to "one-a-day" products, Life Extension® Two-Per-Day contains up to 50 times more potency. This formula is available in tablet or capsule form.
Commercial supplements often contain the cheapest form of nutrients that fail to provide optimal benefits. Synthetic vitamin E contained in Centrum® Silver® Adults 50+ is a good example. It may provide relatively little vitamin E to the bloodstream compared to natural vitamin E in Two-Per-Day.
Two-Per-Day provides the three most effective forms of selenium (sodium selenite, L-selenomethionine, Se-methyl L-selenocysteine) and alpha lipoic acid.
Compare CENTRUM to TWO-PER-DAY:
Sample Ingredient Comparison
Life Extension® Two-Per-Day
Centrum® Silver® Adults 50+
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin)
Niacin (as niacinamide)
100 IU (natural)
50 IU (synthetic)
400 mcg (synthetic)
Vitamin A (as beta-carotene)
Vitamin A (preformed)
Choline (as bitartrate)
Alpha Lipoic Acid
Natural Mixed Tocopherols
(providing gamma, delta, alpha, and beta tocopherols)
Published studies have proven that those who eat more fruits and vegetables have less health problems. Few people, however, eat enough plant food to protect against common age-related decline. At the same time, commercial multivitamins do not provide all vital plant components needed to maintain good health. Life Extension Mix™ offers a broad array of vegetable/fruit extracts. The new Life Extension Mix™ contains a potent anthocyanin, called delphinidins. Delphinidins facilitate the production of nitric oxide, thereby enabling vascular relaxation and supporting blood pressure. They can also help to control inflammation, stimulate the immune system and stabilise blood sugar. The content of delphinidins in the new Life Extension Mix is equivalent to 31/4 cup of raspberries or 53/4 cups of dried plums.
Scientists have identified multiple mechanisms by which green tea extract helps protect against LDL oxidation, neuronal oxidation and other age-related changes. Life Extension Mix™ provides more green tea extract than in commercial formulations. Vitamin D3 helps maintain healthy bone density and DNA. There is five times more vitamin D in Life Extension Mix compared to conventional multivitamins.
Broccoli is one of the vegetables best documented to protect healthy DNA. The concentrate in Life Extension Mix is standardised to provide compounds that lie behind broccoli’s protective benefits. D-glucarate, found in grapefruit, apples, oranges, broccoli and Brussels sprouts, helps to remove DNA toxins. Olive polyphenols help protect against LDL oxidation, quench free radicals and stabilise cell membranes. Life Extension Mix™ contains an olive extract that provides the best-documented polyphenol, called hydroxytyrosol. Luteolin is a flavonoid found in parsley, artichoke, basil, celery and other food. It helps to protect against DNA oxidative damage and has been proven as the most beneficial flavonoid at maintaining healthy DNA. Life Extension Mix™ contains a standardised dose of 8 mg of luteolin.
Lycopene is the red carotenoid found in tomatoes. It supports a healthy prostate and helps to promote healthy lipid profiles. Lutein is found in spinach and collard greens and has been shown to help maintain eye macula pigment structure. Pomegranate may be the most effective plant for maintaining optimal endothelial function. This pomegranate extract provides punicalagins and other polyphenols found in up to 2.6 ounces of pomegranate juice. Sesame lignans increase tissue levels of vitamin E, including gamma tocopherol, and inhibit the formation of an inflammatory precursor, called arachidonic acid.
Wildblueberry extract assists in maintaining optimal neuronal function. Pterostilbene is a compound naturally found in blueberries and grapes that has been shown to have anti-ageing effects. Cyanidin-3-Glucoside is a berry compound that promotes healthy function of the retina to help support night vision. Pyridoxal 5-phosphate helps to protect against glycation, a toxic process involved in accelerated ageing. Life Extension Mix™ contains now methylcobalamine that allows for superior absorption compared to other forms of B12. Life Extension Mix™ utilises natural mixed tocopherols that provide natural vitamin E from alpha tocopherol and a small amount of gamma tocopherol (40 mg). Compared to synthetic vitamin E, the natural form is far more bioavailable to the body.
N-acetyl-L-cysteine suppresses free radicals inside the cell and maintains healthy glutathione levels. Taurine may protect cells against free radicals and supports eye health. Life Extension Mix™ contains the sodium selenite, selenomethionine and Se-methyl L-selenocysteine forms of selenium. Some scientific evidence suggests that consumption of selenium may reduce the risk of certain forms of cancer. Zinc is often poorly absorbed. To aid with this issue, Life Extension Mix provides two of the most bioavailable forms of zinc. Boron is not only needed to maintain healthy bone density, but may also help promote healthy prostate cell function.
Life Extension Mix™ provides a high amount of an optimal form of chromium to help maintain arterial wall structure and already normal glucose levels. Magnesium helps to protect arteries and heart valves and supports heart and brain cells. Life Extension Mix™ provides high potency of six different forms of magnesium to saturate the body with this mineral. Maintaining high levels of acetylcholine in the brain contributes to better cognitive function and memory. Life Extension Mix™ contains two types of choline, which are used by your body for the formation of acetylcholine.
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