What type of fish are used in Eskimo®-3 supplements?
Eskimo®-3 products only use omega-3 oil derived from 100% sustainable oily fish – anchovies, sardines and mackerel. All Eskimo®-3 products are certified Friend of the Sea.
Where are the fish caught?
These are deep-sea fish that are born in the pure waters of the Antarctic Ocean and then follow the cold Humboldt Stream up to the west coast of South America. Here they are harvested from the fresh waters off Peru.
Can the capsules be broken if I find swallowing difficult?
No, however the original Eskimo-3 with Vitamin E come in small, easy to swallow 500mg capsules. Alternatively, choose from Eskimo®-3, Eskimo Brain 369 and Eskimo®-3 Kids which are available in liquid form or Eskimo-3 Kids Chewable DHA+ which is an orange flavoured soft chew.
What age group is Eskimo®-3 omega-3 supplements suitable for?
The Eskimo®-3 range contains products suitable for everyone from 1 year and over! Omega-3 fatty acids, DHA and EPA, offer support for heart, brain, vision and pregnancy.
What Eskimo®-3 products are suitable for children?
Eskimo®-3 Kids Liquid Tutti Frutti flavour: 1-12 years old
Eskimo®-3 Kids Liquid Orange flavour: 1-12 years old
Eskimo®-3 Kids Chewable DHA+: 3 years +
Eskimo®-3 Liquid: ¼ teaspoon – 1-6 years old
½ teaspoon – 6-12 years old
1 teaspoon – 12 years +
How do I take Eskimo®-3 liquids?
You can enjoy it straight from the teaspoon or add it to smoothies and yogurt or drizzle on porridge and pancakes. You can even use it to make nutritious energy balls!
What nutrients are in the Eskimo®-3 products?
|Product||Size||Omega-3/ EPA/DHA||Omega-6||Omega-9||Vitamin D||Vitamin E||CoQ10|
|Eskimo® Brain 369||210ml||1500mg
|Eskimo® Brain 369||120 caps||1200mg
|Eskimo®-3 Extra||50 caps||800mg
|Eskimo®-3 Kids Tutti Frutti or orange flavour||210ml||1155mg
|Eskimo®-3 Kids Chewable DHA+||27 chews||362mg
How many servings are in the Eskimo®-3 products?
|Product||Size||No. Servings||Cost/ serving|
|Eskimo®-3||210ml||5ml daily –
|Eskimo®-3||250 caps||2 caps – 125 servings 4 caps – 62 servings||0.25 cent
|Eskimo® Brain 369||210ml||2 caps – 60 servings 4 caps – 30 servings||0.57 cent
|Eskimo®-3 Extra||50 caps||1 cap daily –
|Eskimo®-3 Kids –
Tutti Frutti or orange flavour
|210ml||5ml daily –
|Eskimo®-3 Kids Chewable DHA+||27 chews||1 soft chew daily –
Can I take a multi-vitamin alongside my Eskimo-3 product?
Yes, there are two overlapping nutrients- vitamin D3 and vitamin E.
Eskimo Brain 369 contain 5ug vitamin D3 (100% NRV). Most multi-vitamins contain 10ug vitamin D3. According to The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin, it is recommended that adults get 10-20 ug vitamin D per day via diet or supplementation to maintain adequate levels. The chart below shows the safe upper limits as advised by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) – as you can see adults can tolerate up to 100ug but that high level is not advised. By combining a multi-vitamin with Eskimo Brain 369, you will be consuming approx 15-25ug vitamin D3, so this is perfectly safe.
Our Eskimo-3 products provide between 4.6mg – 13mg vitamin E, an antioxidant to keep the oil fresh. Most multi vitamins provides between 40-100mg vitamin E, however EFSA state that adults can tolerate up to 300mg vitamin E daily so, there is no safety issue in combining your chosen Eskimo-3 product with a multi-vitamin.
Can I take a probiotic alongside my Eskimo-3 supplement?
Yes, it is perfectly fine to combine any of the Eskimo-3 range with a probiotic. No interaction exists.
Can I give my child both Eskimo-3 Kids and a kids multi-vitamin?
Yes, there are two overlapping nutrients- vitamin D and vitamin E. Within Eskimo-3 Kids, there is 5ug vitamin D3 (100% NRV). Most children multi-vitamins contain 5ug – 10ug vitamin D3. Children and Teens should be getting approx. 15ug daily so this is perfect.
As you can see in the table below, the European Food Safety Authority state that children can tolerate up to 50ug daily 1-10 years or 100ug for 11+, so there is no need to worry as only both products provide approx. 15ug combined.
Also Eskimo-3 Kids contains 6.5mg vitamin E, an antioxidant to keep the oil fresh. Most children’s multi vitamins provides between 10-16mg vitamin E, however the safe upper limits set by EFSA start at 100mg daily for 1-3 year old’s, therefore there is no issue taking both supplements together.
Can I give my child both Eskimo-3 Kids and a probiotic?
Yes, it is perfectly fine to combine Eskimio-3 Kids with a probiotic. No interaction exists.
What does NRV on the product label mean?
The abbreviation RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance) has been commonly used on food supplement labels for decades but in recent years, this term has been replaced with NRV which is an abbreviation for ‘Nutrient Reference Value’.
NRV’s are set for 13 vitamins and 14 minerals for the purposes of food labelling and are EU guidance levels on the daily amount of vitamin or mineral that the average healthy person needs to prevent deficiency.
Food supplement labels list the ingredients included in the product and give the proportion of the NRV value (% NRV) that is contained within the supplement e.g. Vitamin D, 10ug, 200% NRV.
Where can I purchase Eskimo®-3 products?
Eskimo®-3 is available in health food stores, pharmacies and online at eskimo3.ie
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