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DHA Rich Algal Oil

Also Known As : DHA Algae, DHA algal oil
Technical Name : Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) Algal Oil(chemical name)



Algal oil provides DHA, and because it does not come from fish, it’s sustainable and serves as a vegetarian option. DHA Algal Oil is as an ingredient as a source of DHA in foods, beverages, infant 50 formulas, and as a dietary supplement.

Health benefits

  • The omega fatty acid DHA is essential for brain development of the foetus during pregnancy.(1)
  • Algal oil regulates heartbeat, decreases blood clot formation and reduces inflammation in the body, thus reducing the risk of heart attacks and strokes.(1) 
  • It helps to reduce blood pressure.(1)
  • It is able to reduce the depression.(1)

Selection Guide

Try to choose products that are sourced in Europe or the US as these places have better regulation for the raw materials that are used, as well as better access to clean water. The product label should identify exact amounts of DHA per serving.


Some people may complain of digestive issues when consuming DHA from algae on an empty stomach or in high doses.(2)

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