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Key Features and Benefits
Support Cognition and Brain Development
DHA is the omega 3 fatty acid responsible for the most beneficial effects on memory. Studies have shown that Alzheimer’s patients have severely depleted levels of DHA in the areas of the brain responsible for memory formation. Additionally, babies born with neurological defects have been found to have low levels of DHA in their brains, and premature infants supplemented with DHA showed improvement in vision, neurodevelopment, morbidity and mortality. MCTs have also been shown to improve cognitive functioning among Alzheimer’s patients. Our smoothies provide 400 mg of clean, sustainable algal omega DHA and 3,000 mg of MCTs, responsibly derived from coconuts, in each 1 tablespoon serving.
Fight Chronic Inflammation
Chicken, eggs, whole grain breads, salad dressing, nuts, seeds, chips, pizza, pasta, sausage, hotdogs, bacon, ribs, and many other common foods are very high in omega-6, a fatty acid that causes inflammation, but this inflammatory response can be reduced by balancing dietary omega-6 with omega 3 and MCTs. We pack our smoothies with algal omega DHA and MCTs to assist in your fight against inflammation.
Heart and Liver Health
1 in 4 deaths each year is caused by cardiovascular disease, and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease is now the most common liver disease in the western world, with 30% of the general population suffering from it. We provide 400mg of omega 3 DHA per dose, which gives you more than the national and international recommended dosage for cardiovascular health. Omega DHA is also promising as a treatment for NAFLD, and has been shown to improve levels of liver fat, GGT, TG, and HDL in patients with NAFLD/NASH.
Lose and Maintain Weight Loss
Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT)s have been proven to increase energy expenditure when added to the diet, leading to improvement in body weight and fat loss. MCTs also make you feel full and satisfied, leading to less food intake, help your body to transition into ketosis, and assist with the side effects commonly associated with the ‘keto flu’. Good bye, brain fog!
Amazing Taste and Flexibility
Feel free to let your imagination run. Mix our smoothie into milk or your favorite milk alternative. Pour it over pancakes, toast, waffles, or eggs. Mix it into your pre- or post-workout shake. Dip tortilla chips or pita into it. Mix it into French toast batter, or into cookie dough. Pour it over salad, granola, berries or yogurt. The possibilities are endless!
Oil-based compounds like omega DHA and MCT are difficult for the body to absorb, because the body absorbs water, and let’s face it, oil and water don’t mix. Absorption of these compounds only happens after the body wraps a ‘micelle’ around each nanoparticle of oil, and many particles are shed by the body’s natural processes before ever having the chance to absorb. O3Smoothies has changed that using its’ patented nano encapsulation technology, mimicking the bodys’ own process of wrapping insoluble compounds in micelles. This process prepares the omega DHA and the MCT for absorption, and increases the bodys ability to absorb these nutrients by up to 470%.
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