Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Nordic Naturals Review and A Giveaway!

 
I am a big believer in the importance of Omega essential fatty acids in our diets.  My whole family takes omega supplements every day at bedtime.  There are a whole slew of health benefits and they are essential to the proper functioning of our bodies.  Here is just a tiny bit of the information about omegas in our diet.
 
Essential Fatty Acids are nutritional cornerstones of human health. Two major families of fats are comprised under this designation, omegas 3 and 6. They are deemed 'essential' because we need them for proper health—much like certain vitamins and minerals—but cannot produce them on our own. We must therefore consume these fats through diet or supplementation.

Most people associate omega-3s with cardiovascular health, but their benefits go far beyond the heart. The two main omega-3s eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) promote a healthy immune response that is behind the relief of many chronic conditions but that are too often inhibited by poor nutrition.* Extensive research has documented the health benefits of EPA and DHA which include not only a healthy heart, but brain and cognitive function, joint mobility, eye health, pregnancy and lactation, healthy skin and hair, and a normally functioning immune response.*

Despite the great health benefits of omegas, individuals around the world suffer from omega–3 deficiency, a little–known problem to most people, but one that is counted as the 8th leading cause of preventable death in the US, among dietary, lifestyle, and metabolic risk factors.1 Omega–3 deficiency stems in large part from the growing unavailability of foods rich these nutrients—principally fish—and because of the increasing popularity of the Western diet worldwide. While most diets prior to the 20th century contained a relative balance of omega–3 and omega–6 rich foods, the typical Western diet today contains far more of the omega–6s. In fact, Americans have the lowest intake of omega-3 essential fatty acids of any developed country—the typical American diet contains 14–25 times more omega–6s than omega–3s! Through science and education, Nordic Naturals is committed to delivering both increased awareness and quality omega nutrition in order to address this global health concern.
 
The problem is finding a high quality producer that also ensure that heavy metals and contaminants are not present. As I researched more into safe and high quality fish oil supplement I found Nordic Naturals
 
Some of the things that impressed me about their supplements are:
 
  • Exceptional Freshness (fish oil can go rancid if too old)
  • No Heavy Metals or contaminants detected through third party laboratories
  • Award Winning Purity Levels
  • Great Taste
  • Multi patented Manufacturing Process to preserve quality and freshness 
  • True Triglyceride form for better absorption

After contacting them  Nordic Naturals offered to send me a bottle of their Complete Omega to review.  The  Complete Omega comes in a bottle of 60 for $18.95.  That is pretty much what you pay for the higher quality fish oils in the store but I will say that they don't have the guarantees that Nordic Naturals provides.  The Complete Omega provides the below
 

The perfect balanced combination—a healthy balance
of omegas 3, 6, and 9

Supports heart and brain health, and healthy skin*

 Original research on Complete Omega™ has
shown that it supports
normal function of the brain in
young children*


Formerly Complete Omega-3.6.9™, Complete Omega™ is a non-concentrated formula that blends EPA and DHA from coldwater fish with GLA from borage oil and omega-9. This omega-rich blend supports cardiovascular health, brain function, and positive mood, as well as healthy joints, hair, skin, and nails.*

We have been taking it for two weeks now and I can say that the taste is worlds above my other high quality fish oil supplement.  I feel much better knowing that these supplements are pure and uncontaminated by heavy metals.  Also as it provides a high dose of the omega's I know I'm not just pouring money into something that really isn't absorb able or low in the actual nutrients I'm paying for.  I will be buying Nordic Naturals in the future!  I would recommend these to anyone looking for the highest quality Omega supplements.

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The Giveaway!

 
Nordic Naturals has generously offered to give one lucky Thrifty Housewife a bottle of their Complete Omega!  Use the rafflecopter to enter! 
 
http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/33ddb944/" rel="nofollow">a Rafflecopter giveaway


 
The Thrifty Housewife was not compensated for this post, I did receive a sample product(s) for the purposes of review. This did not influence my review or my opinions. My views are 100% my own. This giveaway is not affiliated with facebook, pinterest, twitter, or any other social media website.  The winner will be chosen through the rafflecopter form which uses Random.org. All entries are optional.  Winner will be notified by email within 48 hours of contest end.  Winner has 24 hours to respond to the  email.  Failure to respond will result in a new winner being chosen.  Open to US only. 
 
 
 
 

25 comments:

  1. These are also a source of iodine.

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  2. also interested in the chewable Vitamin D3 gummies (for my children) and also this new product for my husband, Nordic CoQ10 Ubiquinol

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  3. I'd really like to try this. lisawilson2011@ hotmail.com

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  4. The Omega Blood Sugar would be really good for me!

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  5. Would love a chance to try these out!

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  6. I like the wild alaskan salmon oil!

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  7. I would also like to try the EPA Xtra and see if that would help any with my arthritis and fibromyalgia

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  8. i would love the omega fishies for my toddler and the omega junior for my son!

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  9. My kids would love the gummy worms!

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  10. I would love to get the Children's DHA for my 6 year old grandson, who has problems remaining calm and focused at school.

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  11. My daughter loves the children's vitamins!

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  12. My daughter loves the children's vitamins!

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  13. I'd actually love to get the Omega-3 Pet™
    for Large to Very Large Breed Dogs & Multi-Dog Households.

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  14. I have actually tried the Children's DHA liquid and found it to be palatable in Orange Juice. It is the building blocks for eyesight and brain development.

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  15. I would also like to try their vitamins.

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  16. I would love to get the new Omega-3 Fishies for my kids.

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  17. I would love to try the Prenatal DHA as I am pregnant and still breastfeeding my little one!

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  18. (if my other post disappeared) We love the FIshies!

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  19. The Vitamin D3 Vegan would be great

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  20. I would love to try their probiotics, because they are so important!

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  21. I'd like to try their probiotics - mnlghtelf@hotmail.com / Harlena Dyer

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  22. I think the fishies would help DS4.

    amanda.townsend2 at gmail dot com

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