Contains Omega 3 (ALA) to help you maintain normal cholesterol levels.
OptiBac 'For your cholesterol'
British Heart Foundation statistics reveal that 60% of the UK adult population have high cholesterol. 'For your cholesterol' by OptiBac has been especially formulated with alpha-linolenic acid (ALA, a type of omega 3) from cold pressed, virgin flaxseed oil, and is developed to help you maintain normal cholesterol levels. This supplement also contains high quality friendly bacteria.
For best results take this product for a minimum of three months. It can safely be taken on an ongoing basis with no risk of undesirable side effects.
As a food supplement 'For your cholesterol' can be taken with the following recommendations:
- Take one hard capsule and one soft capsule every day.
- Take with food, preferably with breakfast.
- For best results, take daily for at least three months.
- May be used on an ongoing basis.
- Safe to take alongside statins or cholesterol lowering medication.
Note: The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 2g of alpha-linolenic acid as part of a balanced diet.
Full ingredients per hard capsule
Filler: maltodextrin; 'AB-LIFE' Live cultures: (Lactobacillus plantarum CECT 7527, Lactobacillus plantarum CECT 7528, Lactobacillus plantarum CECT 7529); vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, titanium dioxide; anti-caking agent: silicon dioxide.
Full ingredients per soft capsule
Omega 3: Cold pressed virgin flaxseed oil (300mg of Alpha-linolenic acid); protection of Omega 3: extra virgin olive oil, Vitamin E (D alpha tocopherol); capsule: bovine gelatine (contains sulphites); humectant: glycerine.
Fatty acid typical concentration per capsule:
- Alpha-linolenic acid (Omega 3) 345 mg
- Linoleic acid (Omega 6) 105 mg
- Oleic acid (Omega 9) 123 mg
- Palmitic acid 33 mg
- Stearic acid 30 mg
The soft capsules are not suitable for vegetarians.
Potential side effects / warnings / contraindications:
Live cultures are not recommended for those with serious medical conditions e.g. those who are severely immunosuppressed, have pancreatitis, are in the ICU, have melaena, have a central venous catheter, infants with short bowel syndrome, or to patients with open wounds following major surgery; unless under a doctor's care