Thorne Prenatal DHA

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DHA is an omega-3 fatty acid that is essential for the development of a healthy brain, as well as nerves and eyes.* DHA is especially important for healthy fetal and infant development, accumulating in a baby’s developing brain primarily during the third trimester of pregnancy through the first two years of life.* DHA supports a healthy pregnancy as well.* Although the body can make some DHA, its conversion rate is low, so most DHA needs to be consumed in the diet. The primary dietary sources of DHA – fatty, cold-water fish – aren’t heavily consumed in a western diet, so an omega-3 nutritional supplement can help a mother reach an optimal DHA level.  

 

Benefits of Thorne’s Prenatal DHA:

  • Provides nutritional support for a healthy pregnancy*
  • Supports memory and mood – before, during, and after pregnancy*
  • Promotes normal fetal brain and nervous system development*
  • Supports metabolism by helping to maintain a healthy insulin response*
  • Promotes DHA levels in breast milk to support baby’s growth and development*
  • Supports immune function*
  • Helps maintain a healthy inflammatory response*
  • Promotes healthy heart function*

 

Features of Thorne’s Prenatal DHA:

  • Provides 650 mg of DHA and 200 mg of EPA per serving
  • Rosemary, mint, and mixed tocopherols help reduce fish burps and are gentle on the stomach for mothers who experience pregnancy-related nausea*
  • The easy-to-take gelcaps are smaller than most omega-3 supplements
  • Tested for more than 250 environmental contaminants, including heavy metals, pesticides, dioxins, and PCBs


DHA by the numbers: 

  • Approximately 60 percent of a healthy brain is comprised of fat.
  • DHA accounts for more than 90 percent of the fatty acids in the brain.
  • DHA accounts for more than 90 percent of the fatty acids in the retina.
  • Two lobes of the brain – frontal and prefrontal – rely heavily on DHA and are responsible for the ability to learn, problem solve, focus attention, and maintaining a positive mood.*
  • Average daily U.S. adult intake of DHA and EPA is only 90 mg; and only 40 mg in children and teenagers.
  • Most researchers recommend a minimum of 500 mg DHA + EPA daily.

Suggested Use:

Take 2 gelcaps daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.

Warnings:

ALLERGY WARNING
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.

The omega-3 fatty acids in Prenatal DHA are derived from fish and/or shellfish.

PREGNANCY
If pregnant, consult your health professional before using this product.

INTERACTIONS
There are no known adverse interactions or contraindications at publication date.

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