Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited (ONC), supplier of MEG-3® brand Omega-3 EPA/DHA food and dietary supplement ingredients, is pleased to announce that Dr. Andrew Weil, in association with Twinlab, Corp., has incorporated the MEG-3® EPA/DHA fish oil ingredient in his Omega-3 Complex dietary supplements as well as in the Weil Mood Support Formula and Weil Cardio Support Formula. To demonstrate to consumers that his products contain only the highest quality fish oil, Dr. Weil has placed the MEG-3® trust the source® logo on the front of the packaging.
The Omega-3 Complex dietary supplements are available in three sizes: 30, 60, and 90 softgel bottles. Each softgel contains 500 mg of MEG-3® Omega-3: 333 mg of EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) and 167 mg of DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid). This product is currently available online and in health and natural retail stores, such as Whole Foods and Vitamin Shoppe, throughout the United States.
The Weil Mood Support Formula contains 500 mg of MEG-3® EPA/DHA per capsule, along with other ingredients. Several studies suggest that the Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may be helpful in maintaining optimum brain function.
The Weil Cardio Support Formula is a combination of Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and MEG-3® Omega-3 fatty acids. Research has shown that Omega-3 fatty acids support healthy cardiovascular function
Dr. Andrew Weil said, “We want to provide our customers with the best products possible so we do not take short cuts when it comes to the quality and purity of the ingredients we use. We decided to switch to the MEG-3® EPA/DHA fish oil because Ocean Nutrition Canada offers high quality, molecularly distilled fish oil that is stringently tested for heavy metals (such as mercury and lead) and other contaminates (including PCBs).”
Ian Lucas, Executive Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing at ONC, said “We pride ourselves on producing MEG-3â, the purest, safest fish oil, and we are very happy to be working with Dr. Weil who shares our commitment to the highest quality standards.”
About Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited (ONC):
Ocean Nutrition Canada is a privately held company, whose major shareholder is Clearwater Fine Foods Incorporated. Clearwater Fine Foods Incorporated is a diversified holding/investment company whose significant holdings include a controlling interest in Clearwater Seafood's Limited Partnership, the world’s largest integrated shellfish harvester and processor.
ONC is in the business of discovering, manufacturing, and marketing Omega-3 ingredients that improve human health. Ocean Nutrition Canada has a broad customer base, which includes multi-national companies in both the dietary supplement and the food categories. In 2006, the MEG-3â EPA/DHA ingredient was in 8 billion supplement servings and 2 billion food servings worldwide. For more information on the health benefits of MEG-3® ingredients please visit www.meg-3.com
Ideasphere currently provides over 1,000 nutritional products, including tablets, capsules, and powder drink mixes. Ideasphere formulas reflect the latest medical discoveries, incorporating meticulously researched premium ingredients. The company is committed to providing products and information that help people achieve wellness and promote a healthy lifestyle through a holistic approach. The company markets under the brand Twinlab®, which includes the Fuel line of sports and nutritional supplements; Natures Herbs®; Alvita® Teas; Rebus Publishing™; Metabolife® and Dr. Weil™ supplements.
Andrew Weil, M.D., donates all of his after-tax profits from royalties from sales of Weil Nutritional Supplements products directly to the Weil Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting integrative medicine through training, education, and research.
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Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd.