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HEALTH CLAIMS OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS (EPA&DHA) AND VITAMIN A.

What are health claims?
A health claim says something about the positive effects of a product on your health. The EFSA (European Food Safety Association) determines whether a health claim is approved. After approval, the claims are placed on the European list of approved claims and may be used. Health claims are only permitted if they are scientifically substantiated and understandable to the consumer.

HEALTH CLAIMS RETINACOMPLEX®

Because vitamin A has been added to our supplement Retinacomplex®, we are allowed to make the following health claims:

  • Vitamin A, helps to keep your vision sharp in the dark
  • Vitamin A, helps to keep your vision sharp
  • Vitamin A, helps maintain normal vision
  • Vitamin A, supports the condition of the eye
  • Vitamin A, benefits your vision
  • Vitamin A, helps maintain normal moisture balance in the eyes

 

HEALTH CLAIMS APOLOOKS® OMEGA-3 ALGAE OIL (EPA&DHA)

As 1 capsule Apolooks® omega-3 algae oil contains at least 250 mg DHA fatty acids, the following health claims may be made.

  • The omega-3 fatty acid DHA, benefits your vision
  • The omega-3 fatty acid DHA, helps to keep eyesight normal
  • The omega-3 fatty acid DHA ,supports the condition of the eye.
  • The omega-3 fatty acid DHA, is good for the retina.
  • The omega-3 fatty acid DHA, plays a role in the functioning of the retina.
  • The omega-3 fatty acid DHA, contributes to keeping sharp vision

The beneficial effect is obtained at a daily intake of 250 mg;

 

HEALTH CLAIMS APOLOOKS® OMEGA-3 ALGAE OIL (EPA&DHA)

As 1 capsule Apolooks® omega-3 algae oil contains at least 250 mg DHA fatty acids and 125 mg EPA fatty acids, the following health claims may be made.

  • The omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA contribute to the normal functioning of the heart. The beneficial effect is obtained with a combined daily intake of 250 mg DHA and EPA.
  • The omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA contribute to maintaining normal blood pressure. The beneficial effect is obtained with a combined daily intake of 3 grams of DHA and EPA. The combined additional daily intake of DHA and EPA should not exceed 5 grams.
  • The omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA contribute to maintaining normal levels of triglycerides in the blood. The beneficial effect is obtained with a combined daily intake of 2 grams of DHA and EPA. The combined additional daily intake of DHA and EPA shall not exceed 5 grams.
  • The omega-3 fatty acid DHA contributes to the maintenance of normal brain function. The beneficial effect is obtained at a combined daily intake of 250 mg DHA and EPA.

 

HEALTH CLAIMS FOETUS/INFANTS (EPA&DHA)

As 1 capsule Apolooks® omega-3 algae oil contains at least 250 mg DHA fatty acids and 125 mg EPA fatty acids, the following health claims may be made.

  • The intake of DHA contributes to the normal visual development of infants up to the age of 12 months. The beneficial effect is obtained at a daily intake of 100 mg DHA.
  • The intake of DHA by the mother contributes to the normal development of the eyes of the foetus and breastfed infants. The favourable effect is obtained at a daily intake of 200 mg DHA in addition to the recommended daily intake for omega-3 fatty acids for adults, i.e. 250 mg DHA and (EPA) combined.
  • DHA intake by the mother contributes to normal brain development in the foetus and breastfed infants. The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 200 mg DHA in addition to the recommended daily intake for omega-3 fatty acids for adults, i.e.: 250 mg DHA and EPA combined.