What is Omega-3 EPA?
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) is an essential omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid that the human body cannot produce, so it must be obtained through diet. (i)
Why is Omega-3 EPA important?
EPA helps reduce neuroinflammation (ii)
How can we include Omega-3 EPA in a child’s diet?
Dietary sources of EPA include the meat of cold-water fish, including mackerel, herring, tuna, halibut, salmon, cod liver. (vi)
Brainiac™ Kids Applesauce supply up to 30 mg of Omega-3 EPA per serving. For more specific ingredient information, visit our Product Page.
DHA / EPA Deficit: Recommended Intake vs. Actual Intake (US NHANES)
Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Fact Sheet for Health Professionals, National Institute of HealthRead the Article
Dietary (n-3) Fatty Acids and Brain Development, National Institute of HealthRead the Article
Direct Diet Quantification Indicates Low Intakes of (n-3) Fatty Acids in Children 4 to 8 Years Old, National Institute of HealthRead the Article