Caviar Oil (Herring)

Herring Caviar Extract Organic MCT Choline / EPA / DHA (Dr Mercola)
180 Capsules

A Premium Herring Caviar Extract Organic Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT Oil) combination that promotes the herring caviar’s phospholipid content for enhanced bioavailability. A natural source of Choline (brain, heart, cells, metabolism and nervous system). A naturally stable and resistant to oxidation supplement because of its high phospholipid levels. A significant source of omega-3 in the preferred phospholipid form for effective delivery across your cell membranes. This Herring Caviar Oil has the perfect DHA and EPA ratio of 3:1, similar to that in mothers’ milk.

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Our ancestors mostly got their omega-3s from eating sea food. However, with rising levels of mercury and other metals, manmade chemicals like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other contaminants in the water, that’s becoming an increasingly hazardous option. Herring Caviar Oil Omega-3 fat is found in both plant and animal sources, but I prefer marine sources because they have higher levels of DHA and EPA. This Oil provides an excellent option for those who may be allergic to shellfish or desire an alternative source. Herring is a medium-sized, oily fish that thrives in the clean, frigid seas off the coast of Norway and other northern countries. Herring is an abundant species that remains plentiful when harvested responsibly. Caviar is the roe, or the eggs, of the fish. The Caviar from Herring is an outstanding source of omega-3 fats that are stored in the most ideal way – as membrane fats complexed with other important nutrients.

Spoilage isn’t an issue with Herring Caviar Oil because of its high phospholipid content, it comes in a hard capsule instead of a softgel to seal the air out for freshness and to help prevent leakage. This innovative “Fusion Technology” liquid capsule technology can provide many beneficial advantages over others, reduces oxidation potential by flushing the liquid formulation with nitrogen during the capsule-filling process – creating a “freshness bubble.” The herring caviar extract in this Herring Caviar Oil comes from a fishery that has been independently certified to the standards of the Marine Security Council (MSC) for a well-managed and sustainable fishery.

Herring Caviar Oil

  • Omega 6, 7 and 9 Fatty Acids and many more important fat soluble nutrients.
  • DHA and EPA ration of 3:1, similar to the perfect ratio of omega-3 fats in mothers’ milk.
  • Sustainably Sourced, Clean, Traceable, Highly Effective.
  • Blended with MCT oil for additional health benefits.
  • Has documented high absorption and bioavailability qualities.
  • Naturally stable and resistant to oxidation because of its high phospholipid levels.
  • Healthy inflammatory Response, cellular and mitochondrial Health.
  • DHA & EPA improve endothelial function helping the promote the growth of new blood vessels.
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Naturally Supportive

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Why we need the Omega-3 Fats DHA and EPA

There are many Omega-3 fatty acids but EPA and DHA are by far the most important. Below are just a few of the many potential benefits of having adequate levels of EPA and DHA. Studies show higher omega-3 levels can especially benefit our heart, colon, bone, joints, brain and immune system. 90% of the fat in our brain is made up of DHA, so DHA is especially important for your brain health and cognition. EPA provides valuable support for your heart and arteries. As a structural part of your cell membrane in all your cells, these omega-3s offer benefits for your:

Heart Health: An Italian study of 11,324 heart attack survivors found that patients supplementing with DHA and EPA helped them maintain optimal cardiovascular health.

Blood Vessel Health: DHA and EPA improve endothelial function which helps promote growth of new blood vessels.

Brain Health: EPA and DHA support healthy cerebral circulation and help keep the dopamine levels in your brain high, increasing neuronal growth in the frontal cortex of your brain (involved in your ability to remember names and faces, retain proper motor function and effectively problem-solve).

Cellular and Mitochondrial Health: DHA and EPA are important for basic cell division, function of cell receptors and communication within and between cells, and profoundly influence mitochondrial health.

Healthy Inflammatory Response: The higher your levels of long-chain omega-3s EPA and DHA in your body, the healthier your inflammatory response and overall well-being.

Immune Health: Omega-3 fats effectively integrate into the cellular membrane of key immune cells helping to maintain their important properties. Research shows DHA and EPA promote a balanced immune response.

Live Healthy, Naturally

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Source for DHA and EPA – The Marine Omega-3 Newcomer

Our ancestors mostly got their omega-3s from eating sea food. However, with rising levels of mercury and other metals, manmade chemicals like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other contaminants in the water, that’s becoming an increasingly hazardous option. Omega-3 fat is found in both plant and animal sources, but at Ancient Purity we prefer marine sources because they have higher levels of DHA and EPA. While we sell and recommend taking supplemental Krill Oil for omega-3s, Herring Caviar Oil provides an excellent option for those who may be allergic to shellfish or desire an alternative source.

Herring is a medium-sized, oily fish that thrives in the clean, frigid seas off the coast of Norway and other northern countries. Like krill, herring is an abundant species that remains plentiful when harvested responsibly. Caviar is the roe, or the eggs, of the fish. The caviar from herring is an outstanding source of omega-3 fats that are stored in the most ideal way – as membrane fats complexed with other important nutrients.

Here’s what makes Herring Caviar Oil so exceptional:

  • It’s a significant source of omega-3 in the preferred phospholipid form, just like krill but with none of the allergic shellfish potential.
  • It has a DHA and EPA ration of 3:1, similar to the perfect ratio of omega-3 fats in mothers’ milk.
  • It has documented high absorption and bioavailability qualities.
  • It is blended with Organic Medium Chain Triglyceride (MCT) oil for additional health benefits.
  • It is a natural source of choline, an important nutrient for your brain, heart, cells, metabolism and nervous system.
  • It is naturally stable and resistant to oxidation because of its high phospholipid levels.
  • Users report minimal fishy aftertaste or burps.
  • It is 100% natural and non-GMO.

Thankfully, we have been able to source an exclusive supply of Herring Caviar Oil – a customised blend of Herring Caviar extract and MCT oil. This blend provides abundant DHA and EPA, along with choline and phospholipids in a highly bioavailable form.

A Clean Marine Source

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Herring Caviar Oil’s Bioavailable Omega-3 Fats

DHA and EPA can be delivered to the cells via ethyl esters (ethyl alcohol), triglycerides or phospholipids. The ethyl esters delivery method in fish oil supplements is the least desirable because your liver must process the ethyl alcohol, a process that can release harmful free radicals and cause oxidative stress. Unlike fish oils, the omega-3s in herring caviar (just like with krill) are delivered in the form of phospholipids, or little packages that carry the fatty acids across your cell membranes and the important blood brain barrier to transport these essential fats to your brain. Phospholipid-bound omega-3 fatty acids have special advantages in how they are absorbed and utilised by your body. Studies show the phospholipids in herring caviar oil effectively:

  • Incorporate into the cellular membrane to a greater extent than with the triglyceride form of delivery.
  • Deliver DHA and EPA directly to your cells, including your brain cells through the blood-brain barrier.
  • Provide the building blocks for your cell membranes.
  • Regulate cellular transport by functioning as “gate-keepers.”
  • Help protect your cell membranes from free radical damage.
  • Make the omega-3 fats more bioavailable or usable by your body.

Much like with krill oil, the phospholipids in herring roe oil rapidly and effectively deliver the omega-3 fats across your blood-brain barrier and cell membranes, directly into your cells. Additionally, the phospholipids help to protect the omega-3 fats from oxidation, which can damage these highly perishable fats. The high content of phospholipid-bound EPA and DHA was precisely why we chose herring roe from wild, sustainable Norwegian herring for our product. Although Krill Oil and Herring Caviar Oil have similar amounts of phospholipid content, our Herring Caviar Oilhas a broader spectrum of phospholipids and a higher amount of phospholipid-bound omega-3 DHA while Krill Oil has a higher EPA level. Both omega fats are vital for health. DHA is especially important for your brain health and cognition. EPA provides valuable support for your heart and arteries. Keep in mind, not all fish eggs contain high levels of phospholipids. The percentage of phospholipids in a fish egg varies with the fish species, the developmental stage of the egg, water temperature and life-history features of the adult fish. Herring caviar is rich in beneficial cellular membrane lipids and have reduced levels of storage fats.

Dr Mercola a trusted source for Caviar Oil

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From Norwegian Spring-Spawning Herring Rich in DHA and EPA

The herring caviar extract for this Herring Caviar Oil comes to us from Norway and is part of the world’s largest biomass. Norwegian spring-spawning herring is a type of Atlantic herring, a cold water fish that serves as major nutritional sources of EPA and DHA. Caught along the Norwegian coastline, the fishing takes place during the spawning season in February every year. When the fishing boats arrive at the local fisheries with their harvest, the herring fillets are separated from the roe. Previously, the roe or eggs were discarded, so by utilizing them for their omega-3-rich oil, the fisheries are able to repurpose one of the most valuable and nutritional parts of the fish. The herring roe is gently extracted to preserve the high quality of the caviar extract. Its oil is carefully isolated from the proteins, avoiding oxygen exposure and the use of extreme heat.

A quality control team is present at the fishery throughout the harvesting season to ensure the quality of the herring roe. All batches of herring caviar extract are carefully examined and tested by our team of experts. Samples are consistently taken throughout the process to examine size, color and water as well as oil-content. Because fish products that include roe can sometimes contain environmental contaminants, our supplier routinely tests for the following substances:

  • Dioxins and furans (PCBs, PCDD and PCDFs).
  • Benzo(a)pyren, bens(a)anthracene, benzo(b)fluoranthene and chrysene.
  • PCB 209 congeners.
  • Lead, mercury, arsenic and cadmium.

MSC: Your Guarantee of Quality & Sustainability

Herring, like krill, is an ideal source of omega-3s which remains plentiful when harvested responsibly. However, words aren’t enough – you must look for the Marine Stewardship Council, or MSC certification, for evidence that the seafood was responsibly harvested. We have adopted The Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) “boat to plate” mentality and adhere to MSC’s Chain of Custody standard for our Herring Caviar Oil. With MSC certification, every company that handles the product (from harvesting to encapsulation):

  • Has been independently audited to make sure the MSC eco-label is only used on certified sustainable products.
  • Stores MSC-certified items separately.
  • Keeps effective records of MSC-certified products.

There’s a major quality element involved in this “boat to plate” certification. And to me, the traceability of all this is an often overlooked element. Proper traceability:

  • Ensures that the herring are sourced from a MSC-certified fishery.
  • Protects buyers (like you) and fisheries from fraudulent labeling.
  • Avoids risk of fisheries carrying products from illegal, unregulated, and unreported fishing.

The supplier of this Herring Caviar Oil provides 100% traceability of the herring from sea to shelf in a controlled value chain: from harvesting, processing and logistics to final processing, product specs, and internal and external audits.

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  • Capsules - 2 capsules daily or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
  • Brand: Dr Mercola.
  • Form: Capsules.
  • Quantity: 180 capsules.
  • Container: Glass bottle.
  • Storage: Keep in a cool dry place, keep out of reach of children.
  • Estimated shelf life from purchase: 1 - 2 years.

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