The health and wellness supplement category has skyrocketed in 2020, with increased interest in the immune health category in particular. Google Trends reports that Google searches for “immune system”, “well-being” and related terms show an increase of 670% since the pandemic began. EPA and DHA in fish oil and algal oil have been studied for general health and immunity improvement with promising results for increased immunity.
The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) recommendation for consumption of Omega-3 EPA and DHA per day for general health is a total of 500 mgs. (www.goedomega3.com)
According to a recent study published in Swiss-based Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI), although consumer awareness of the benefits of EPA & DHA is high, nearly 96% of the global population does not consume enough of these recommended levels of Omega-3 EPA and DHA to enjoy the health benefits from them. (www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/9/9/930/htm)
Icelandirect, a leading supplier and packager of vitamins and nutritional supplements, offers numerous bulk and fully packaged fish oil and algal oil options – in both liquid and softgel packaging – to meet your customers’ health and wellness needs. (www.icelandirect.com, +1 800-763-4690)