Q. Ageless Male Heart Health says it contains omega-3. What exactly is that?
A. Omega-3 fatty acids are an important group of fatty acids typically derived from fish that play many important roles in human health, including a critical role in promoting healthy cardiovascular function. New research is constantly being published, adding to the multitude of studies that already exist in hundreds of scientific journals.*
Q. I thought Ageless Male was a testosterone product. Is this different?
A. Yes, the original Ageless Male is a testosterone supplement. However, this is a completely different product. As Ageless Male has come to be your trusted name in men’s health, the line has expanded to include supplements specially designed to protect other aspects of a man’s wellbeing. A man’s overall health is our main concern.
Q. Where do omega-3s come from?
A. The best known source of omega-3 is fish oil. This is likely the most efficient source of omega-3 fatty acids. Salmon is an excellent source of omega-3; however, other good sources include halibut, shrimp, herring, mackerel, cod and tuna.*
Q. If omega-3 comes from fish, then aren't all fish oil supplements the same?
A. While they may all contain similar ingredients, they are definitely not the same. The fish oil used in Ageless Male Heart Health undergoes an extensive purification process involving molecular distillation, designed to eliminate impurities.*
Q. What makes Ageless Male Heart Health better than other fish oil supplements?
A. First, it's highly concentrated with over 800 mg EPA and over 400 mg DHA. That's three times the EPA and DHA per serving found in many fish oil products. Second, these softgels have no fishy aftertaste, belching, odor or reflux problems. In addition, it's fortified with all natural antioxidant-rich vitamin E to protect the freshness of the fish oil while it supports the immune system.
Q. Doesn't the body make omega-3 naturally?
A. Humans can synthesize the omega-3 fatty acids fatty acids EPA and DHA from the essential fatty acid Alpha-lineolenic acid (ALA). However, there is good evidence that human conversion is relatively inefficient and that EPA and DHA may also be essential under some conditions.*
Q. Is Ageless Male Heart Health safe?
A. To verify the safety of our ingredients, they are tested and must exceed safety standards for mercury, PCBs and other heavy metals before they are good enough to be used in Ageless Male Heart Health. Every cell in our body is surrounded by a cell membrane composed mainly of fatty acids. The cell membrane allows the proper amounts of necessary nutrients to enter the cell, and ensures that waste products are quickly removed from the cell. Omega-3 supports healthy cell membranes.*
Q. What are the benefits of omega-3?
A. Effects of omega-3s have been extensively researched in thousands of studies and published in hundreds of scientific journals. These include a plethora of benefits too numerous to discuss here. Two particular benefits, however, should be highlighted. First is its anti-inflammatory properties which may help relieve common, everyday inflammation resulting from a variety of dietary and lifestyle factors. Even more publicized are its cardiovascular benefits which include supporting healthy heart function and helping to promote healthy triglyceride levels.† In fact, omega-3's cardiovascular benefits are so well-researched that the following qualified health claim is allowed: Supportive but not conclusive research shows that consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. * One serving of Ageless Male Heart Health provides one gram of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids.
Q. How can I verify all the claims being made for the benefits of omega-3?
A. The findings of literally thousands of peer-reviewed scientific papers on the wide-ranging health benefits of omega-3 have been reported in such journals as The New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, Frontiers in Bio-Science, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Journal of Cell Biology, American Journal of Psychiatry and the Journal of Nutrition. However, an easier way of verifying the unmatched acceptance and validation of omega-3 is right on the internet. You don't need to be a doctor to understand them either because many of the studies are written in plain, easy to read English.*