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Omega 3 fish oil

Omega-3, a natural extract from sardine,supplements the human body excellently with Long Chain PUFAS, EPA & DHA; essential for cell building in brain, retina, nerves and spermatozoa.It effectively combats arthritis, minimizes heart problems and improves visual acuity. Globally, Omega-3 is extensively recommended for infants and pregnant women for proper brain and visual development.

The Essential Fatty Acids – EFAs

• Fatty acids are the building blocks of fats. Fats are made up of 3 fatty acids chemically attached to an alcohol called glycerol.

• Omega-3 are very long chain poly unsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA’S). Body metabolically converts every fat in to respective fatty acids.

• Fatty acids are broadly divided into two: Saturated fatty acids & unsaturated fatty acids.

• Saturated fatty acids mean the carbon chain contains as many hydrogen atoms as is possible. eg: lauric, myristic, palmitic, stearic fatty acids. Unsaturated fatty acid means that the carbon chain is missing one or more hydrogen atoms and therefore contains at least one double bond. Unsaturated fatty acids are divided into mono-saturated and poly-unsaturated fatty acids. Mono-unsaturated fatty acids contain only one double bond and can be synthesized by both plants and animals. eg: oleic acid found in most animal fats, poultry, olives, nuts etc. Poly-unsaturated fatty acids contain two or more double bonds. Poly-unsaturated fatty acids are divided into Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids.

• Omega refers to the location of the first double bound along the carbon chain counting in from the methyl end.


Omega-6 fatty acids are commonly found in the seeds and oils of most plants. Linoleic acid is the parent fatty acid of the Omega-6 family. Linoleic acids are converted into Arachidonic acid or Gamma-linoleic acid as the case may be and incorporated in the cell membranes. Arachidonic acid when acted upon by enzymes like cyclo-oxygenase / lipoxygenase release pro-inflammatory local hormones called prostaglandins & leukotrienes, the so called bad eicosanoids.

Omega-6 fatty acids are abundantly present in the diet and need no supplementation. Moreover the abundantly incorporated Arachdonic acid derived from the phospholipids lead to an excess of the ‘friendly fire’ inflammatory responses, which when left untackled, lead to an array of physiological problems like systemic lupus, CHD, immune disorders etc leading to artery diseases, heart attack, arthritis and so on.


Benefits & Uses

Parent fatty acid of the Omega-3 family is alpha linolenic acid. Apart from being incorporated as such, enzymes like desaturase, elongase etc atc upon to convert ALA into very long poly unsaturated fatty acids, Eicosa Pentaenoic acid (EPA) & Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), but minimally.

Whatever DHA is thus obtained, if not supplemented dietarily, is carefully preserved by the body in the brain, the retina and the spermatozoa. 15-30% of brain’s fat is DHA. 30-50% of fat in the eye is DHA. ZEPUFA™ – the purified, customized, standardized range of Omega-3, very long chain poly-unsaturated fatty acids EPA and DHA derived from quality sardine oil serve definite and distinct purposes to deliver an array of physiological properties to attain and maintain optimum health


Omega-3 Oil

ZEPUFA™ – Products Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 family of essential fatty acids is an important supplement that is doing well in today’s rough marketplace. Fueled by a steady steam of positive clinical research, these nutrients have captured the interest of consumers and the admiration of supplement retailers.Known as essential fatty acids because they are necessary for survival, but cannot be synthesized by the body, Omega-3s play important roles in the development of cell membranes and can be found in many nerves and organs, such as the eye and brain.

Moreover, Omega-3 fatty acids perform many functions in the human body. For instance, they influence cellular membrane stability and fluidity, cell strength and differentiation, and formation of cellular mediators.

ZEPUFA™ Omega-3 Fatty Acids

ZEPUFA™ range of Omega-3 fatty acids comes from the largest manufacturer of Omega-3 fatty acids in Asia – Arjuna Natural Extracts Ltd. Arjuna’s state of the art production facility is located at Coimbatore, near the southern coast of India. ZEPUFA™ products are fractionated and filtered using an innovative technology to reduce the dioxin and pesticide content.

ZEPUFA™ Omega-3 fatty acids are available in a range of EPA/DHA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid / Docosahexaenoic Acid) combinations.

Custom combinations are also available on request.The Fish Oil is available in 25 kgs pails and 190 kgs drums. ZEPUFA™ products are also available in powder form for various applications.

Product Code

EPA Content

DHA Content

Z 1812 EE



Z 3020 EE



Z 3322 EE



Z 3624 EE



Z 1040 EE



Z 1030 EE



Z 4010 EE



Omega 3- Powder

Omega-3 Powder is an exclusive product of Arjuna is suitable for Capsules, Tablets, Infant Food and in various Food Supplements.

Omega-3 Powder – ZP 007

This is the encapsulated powder form of Omega-3 fatty acids of fish oil with a high content of Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA).

Total omega-3 Content: 8.6% (minimum)

DHA Content: 6.7% (minimum)

Omega-3 Powder – ZP 0503

This is the encapsulated powder form of Omega-3 fatty acids of fish oil.

Total omega-3 Content : 8.6% (minimum)

EPA Content : 4.1%

DHA Content : 2.7% (minimum)

Product Code

EPA Content

DHA Content

ZP 007


ZP 009



ZP 0312



ZP 0503



ZP 0906



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DISCLAIMER:These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, Cure or prevent any disease
Note: Updated As on October-2019