Croda Health Care

Taking control of your heart

Enjoy a healthy heart with the cardiovascular benefits of Croda’s lipid concentrates

Incromega ™ marine oil concentrates provide an excellent source of the omega 3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic (DHA). These have been proven to be effective in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease both epidemiologically and clinically.1,2

Croda's lipid concentrates care for the heart by:

  • Inhibiting atherosclerosis3
  • Regulating heart rhythm4,5
  • Reducing blood pressure6
  • Reducing blood triglycerides7
  • Counteracting inflammation8
  • Improving endothelial function9
  • Reducing the risk of thrombosis10
  • Enhancing good cholesterol11

Croda’s natural ingredients for heart health include:

Product Name

Minimum

Applications

Omega 3

EPA

DHA

Incromega E7010 90% min 70% min 13% max Most highly concentrated EPA lipid, enabling cardiovascular and anti-inflammatory products to be formulated with excellent omega 3 concentrations while maintaining smaller dosage size.
Incromega EPA 500TG 75% min 55% min 6% min Potent EPA lipids for use when the anti-inflammatory benefits of EPA are required in the most bioavailable form.
Incromega DHA 500TG 70% min 6.5% min 55% min Concentrated form of DHA, a fatty acid proven to be the most effective in reducing blood pressure.12
Incromega E4520 75% min 45% min 20% min Cost-effective EPA concentrate for the heart conscious consumer
Incromega TG3322 65% min 33% min 22% min Available in both triglyceride and ethyl ester form, Incromega E3322 and TG3322 offer a balance of the benefits that EPA and DHA deliver to promote heart health and general wellbeing.
Incromega E3322 65% min 33% min 22% min

References

1. Block R, Pearson TA, Folia Cardiol, 13, 557-569 (2006)

2. Holub B, Canadian Medical Association Journal, 166(5), 608-15 (2002)

3. Christensen JH et al, BMJ; 312: 677-8 (1996)

4. Leaf A et all, Circulation; 107: 2646-52 (2003)

5. Mori TA et al, Circulation 102, 1264-1269 (2000)

6. American Heart Association Circulation, Fish Consumption, (2002)

7. Simopoulos A, Am J Clin. Nutrition, 54, 438 (1991)

8. Goodfellow J et al, Am J Coll Cardiol, 35(2):265-70 (2000)

9. Mori TA et al, Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 17 : 279-86 (1997)

10. Bang HO, Dyerberg J, Plenum Publishing; p. 1-22. (1980)

11. Jehangir N Din, BMJ ; 328(7430): 30–35 (2004)

12. Mori TA et al, Circulation 102, 1264-1269 (2000)