Essential fatty acids for a strong heart.
The Omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA are essential fatty acids. That means the human body needs them to stay healthy. Heart and head, eyes and body. Omega-3 helps everywhere. Our Omega-3 oil is vegan and is sourced directly from algae. For the love of nature and yourself.
- Daily dose of essential EPA and DHA fatty acids
- Prevention for a healthy heart
- Perfect for everyday life & sports
Nutrition at its best.
This is how we shorten the value-added chain.
With a goal in mind. No detours.
Algae are the basic foundation of the food chain and the source of all life. They deliver the Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA in their most natural form. Our algae are farmed specifically in sustainable farming. That means: No additives. Absolute and ultra pure. Perfect for your heart.
Stay healthy. Train more often.
Heart and brain are the most important organs in the human body. Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for their correct function. The more harmonised the organism works and the fitter the heart, the better your body can deal with stress. Perfect after every workout.
- DHA for good vision
- DHA for normal brain function
- EPA & DHA for a healthy heart
Small capsule. Big effect.
Not a fan of fish? Then you will probably have an Omega-3 deficiency. A daily intake of 250 g DHA and EPA is recommended for these fatty acids to develop their full health benefits.
The human body cannot produce Omega-3 on its own. One Omega-3 capsule by foodspring delivers 550 mg of Omega-3 fatty acids. Pure vitality. No additives. Contains no fish.
Our Omega-3 capsules. In a class of their own.
- Algae oil
- Sustainable fish farms
- Vegan capsule
- Fish oil
- Gelatine capsule
- Algae oil
- Fish oil
- Vegan capsule
- Gelatine capsule
Frequently asked questions
Take 2 capsules a day in the morning or evening with plenty of fluids.
As a result of a vegan diet or during the course of a weight-loss diet, the body may develop an Omega-3 deficiency, because Omega-3 is primarily found in high-fat foods like fish, eggs and plant fat. The supplementary intake of Omega-3 capsules can therefore be beneficial to maintain a sufficient supply.
Table of content for Omega-3 capsules
General information about Omega-3 capsules
Omega-3 is a sub-category of the omega-n fatty acids, i.e. the polyunsaturated fatty acids. In total, there are 11 Omega-3 composites.The best-known and most important Omega-3 fatty acids include
- Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)
- Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)
- Alpha-linoleic acid (ALA)
ALA is an essential amino acid that the body cannot produce on its own. That is why they have to be obtained in food. EPA and DHA can be synthesised from ALA and are therefore not essential. The transformation process of ALA into other fatty acids is, however, very inefficient. An additional intake in capsule form is therefore a good idea to ensure a sufficient supply of DHA and APA.Omega-3 fatty acids have a very positive effect on our health.
- They protect the cardiovascular system
- They participate in the brain's metabolic processes
- They help to keep your eyesight keen
- They participate in the formation of key hormones
It may be due to the general "anti-fat hype" of recent years that many people no longer cover their Omega-3 needs via their daily food intake. After all: this power substance of nature is found mostly in animal-based fatty foods and particular in fatty fish. If these are not part of your regular diet or if your training schedule is really full, then you can quickly develop deficiencies.
A great supplier of Omega-3 fatty acids is fatty fish, e.g. wild salmon, herring, cod, tuna, sardines and krill. Eggs also contain the Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA - albeit in smaller doses – and are therefore a good alternative source for vegetarians. Vegans have it a lot more difficult. Plant-based Omega-3 can only be sourced from specific algae and some plant fats like linseed or DHA-enriched flax oil. The supply for a vegan diet is therefore quite difficult because of the limited food selection available. Fatty sea fish can be very expensive – especially when bought fresh – and is not everyone's cup of tea in terms of taste.
Omega-3 capsules are an excellent alternative. They ensure complete coverage in an exact dosage and are very convenient. Furthermore, a special filtering technique during processing can achieve a particularly high EPA and DHA density. Special bonus of the Omega-3 capsules by foodspring: They are 100% vegan.
Highlights of the Omega-3 capsules by foodspring
- Very high EPA and DHA content
- No fishing
- 100% vegan
- Certified quality made in Germany
Effects of Omega-3
DHA is an important component of the brain and the retina. It is therefore essential for their normal function. The fatty acid is efficiently absorbed by the brain and is then involved in the transmission of impulses and maintaining a keen eyesight.
DHA and EPA support regular heart function and have a positive effect on the fatty acid ratio.
The human body is unable to produce Omega-3. That is why a daily intake of 250 mg DHA and EPA is recommended.
Many people do not cover their daily requirements via their food intake. In particular vegan diets often result in gaps in the Omega-3 supply. Supplementing Omega-3 capsules is therefore often the best way to ensure a sufficient intake of the important fatty acids EPA and DHA. They fulfil various vital functions.
Effects of Omega-3 fatty acids for athletes
Omega-3 is particularly important for weight lifters. Lifting heavy weights puts a huge strain on ligaments, tendons and joints. Many athletes complain of the negative effects of this strain.
Studies have shown that athletes prone to frequent injuries can train significantly better after regular Omega-3 intake. The studies regarding the effects of Omega-3 fatty acids in relation to athletes are, however, incomplete.
Anyone putting their body under excessive physical strain should generally ensure a higher nutrient intake than those less active. Athletes benefit in particular from the positive properties of the Omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA for a healthy heart.
That is why Omega-3 capsules are among the nutrition supplements that are of interest for all types of athletes.
Omega-3 capsules for body toning
Omega-3 capsules are a great companion on your way to a beach body. Polyunsaturated fatty acids like Omega-3 acids are efficiently metabolised by the body.
Fatty fish is the main natural source of Omega-3, but can often not be included in a body toning diet due to its high calorie content. Omega-3 capsules are a low-calorie option for preventing deficiencies.
Taking Omega-3 capsules correctly
The vegan Omega-3 capsules by foodspring are very easy to use. We recommend taking 2 capsules a day with plenty of fluids to cover the body's EPA and DHA requirements.
Pregnant women and children should consult their physician for the correct intake amount of Omega-3.
You can take the capsule at any time during the day. A regular intake for several weeks is important for the positive effects to take hold.
Side effects of Omega-3 capsules
Omega-3 are fatty acids that occur naturally in food. We extract them from natural foods like fish or algae for a highly concentrated amount in our Omega-3 capsules.
No side effects are to be expected if you follow the recommended intake. Long-term overdoses have hardly been explored to date, as they are virtually impossible with a normal diet.
Buying Omega-3 capsules online – what you need to look out for
The market offers plenty of choice for buying Omega-3 capsules from pharmacies, drugstores and of course online shops. As a consumer you are spoilt for choice. It is, however, not always easy to distinguish between high and low quality products.
You should therefore always take note of what is actually contained in the capsules on offer. The basis for a high-quality product with considerable health benefits is a high APA and DHA content. Of all the Omega-3 components, these two fatty acids are the true performance boosters, which is why you should apply the following rule of thumb: The higher the concentration, the better the product.
By the way: There is a difference between specifically Omega-3 capsules and fish oil capsules. The percentage volume of fatty acids in Omega-3 capsules is much higher than in fish oil products. The latter will often contain large quantities of fat without any health benefits.
Another criterion to look out for is the origin of the raw material of which the Omega-3 capsules are made. Many products are based on fish from fish farms. Firstly, the fatty acid profile of these fish held in unnatural conditions is not great. And secondly you aid in the proliferation of these bad conditions and animal suffering by buying these capsules.
Fish-based Omega-3 capsules are not suitable for vegans. There haven't been many vegan alternatives available on the market to date.
Omega-3 capsules by foodspring are produced directly from the oil of the microalgae schizochytrium. These microalgae are particularly rich in EPA. More advantages: They have absolutely no fishy taste. The gel capsules are just as easy to swallow as regular fish oil capsules. The eco-friendly cultivation of these algae is another plus for these plant-based capsules.