If you are reading this there’s a good chance you or someone you love struggles with it.
According to the Arthritis Society the affliction impacts 1-in-6 Canadians over the age of 15 every single day. That’s 4.6 million people in our country alone. And this number is only expected to increase.
There is no cure for arthritis but there are treatments, things we can do to relieve those stiff and painful joints. Omega-3 fatty acids are one avenue to turn to and we believe SeaDNA Omega-3 Seal Oil is your best and most complete option if you do head down this road.
DPA MAKES THE DIFFERENCE
Most Omega-3’s help the body with Arthritis thanks to two fatty acids called EPA and DHA. SeaDNA Omega-3 Seal Oil however, has THREE fatty acids doing the work: EPA, DHA and DPA.
DPA is a rare fatty acid that seal oil contains naturally in relatively balanced proportion to EPA and DHA. It is only found in high-concentrations in a few places on earth, another being mother’s milk. DPA has not been studied as intensively as EPA and DHA, but the science we do have illustrating the benefits of DPA is striking.
BLOOD VESSEL REPAIR
Damaged blood vessels lead to arthritis symptoms and DPA has been found to be ten times more efficient than EPA at a critical function that combats this: endothelial migration. This process helps vessels clear out problems and begin to be healthier.
Scientists in Japan discovered it took just 10 percent of the amount of DPA compared to EPA required to achieve maximal endothelial migration. This is a clear indication that DPA has real, tangible benefits for those in the fight against Arthritis.
STOP INFLAMMATION BEFORE IT STARTS
Another way Seal Oil and DPA helps is the way it interacts with proteins called C-reactive (CRP) that show up in the blood when there is inflammation in the body.
A study conducted at Pennsylvania University found that those who had high-levels of CRP had decreased levels of DPA.
This indicates those battling arthritis may benefit from Omega-3 supplementation with DPA and it could lead to less CRP in the blood.
IMPROVE YOUR OMEGA-3/6 RATIO
Quebec-based researcher Caroline Morin and her team have also looked at DPA and found it to be very potent in helping our body restore a healthy Omega-3/6 ratio. As we age, our body naturally shifts to a more Omega-6 heavy diet which can throw things out of whack internally. Adding Omega-3 to our diet is the only way to revert this change.
Morin et al found that “DPA monoacylglyceride given in prevention is able to modify the _-3/_-6 ratio, thus providing anti-inflammatory and anti-proliferative properties to DPA metabolites.”
This is about as clear a finding you can ask to illustrate DPA can benefit the fight against inflammation.
Now, let us be clear: we are not suggesting that SeaDNA Omega-3 Seal Oil is a miracle drug that will end your arthritis woes overnight. We do strongly believe however, this is a great natural option to help and the science behind DPA does show it might be your best Omega-3 option.
SeaDNA Omega-3 Seal Oil is also natural (never artificially modified like concentrated fish oil), won’t lead to digestion or burping issues, is more easily integrated and absorbed by the body due to the seal being a mammal, and is purified to the highest industry standards.
It is also a sustainable and wonderfully Canadian product.
We encourage everyone that is dealing with arthritis or know someone who is, to try or recommend SeaDNA Omega-3 Seal Oil, or to at least further examine it.
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