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BioCare Mega GLA Complex


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BioCare Mega GLA Complex
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Contains Gamma linolenic acid (GLA) from Borage oil, involved in regulation of the menstrual cycle.


Code:  B11160
Brand:  BioCare
BIOCARE CATEGORIES:  Fatty Acids (Omega)
FORM (e.g. capsules):  Capsules

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 Between 10% - 16% Discount on your order. See "DISCOUNT" tab below for details. 

About BioCare Mega GLA Complex Health Supplement

Omega Oil Health Supplement

Contains Gamma linolenic acid (GLA) from Borage oil. GLA is an Omega 6 fatty acid used by the body to convert into prostaglandins, hormone like substance involved in metabolic processes including regulation of the menstrual cycle.

 

Additional Information

  • BioCare Mega GLA Complex provides omega-6 series essential fatty acids

  • Essential fatty acids help support skin, heart, circulation and nerve function

  • GLA may support hormones pre-menstrually

  • Each capsule of BioCare Mega GLA provides approximately four times as much GLA as a 500mg capsule of Evening Primrose Oil, delivering approximately 161mg of GLA

  • Mega GLA is emulsified with lecithin to enhance bioavailability and absorption

  • High potency

  • BioCare Mega GLA is suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans

Product Information per Daily Intake
Borage Oil Concentrate 700mg (providing 161mg gamma linolenic acid GLA)
Lecithin (soya) 50mg
Vitamin E 20mg 30 iu (natural source)
Vitamin C 2.5mg


Essential Fatty Acids

Fatty acids are the basic structural units of lipids, which are dietary fats.  The body can synthesize many fatty acids, but those that cannot be manufactured in adequate amounts must be obtained from the diet.  These are called essential fatty acids (EFAs).

Fatty acids are classified as saturated, monosaturated or polyunsaturated – depending on the amount of hydrogen in the basic carbon chain of the molecule.

(The process of ‘hydrogenation’ – hydrogenated vegetable oil – involves adding hydrogen to the molecule to make a polyunsaturated, liquid oil, into a saturated, solid oil, such as margarine). 

Essential fatty acids may help:

  • Support hormone production, immunity and cardiovascular health.

  • Maintain the structure and function of the cellular and sub-cellular membranes.

  • Regulate cholesterol transport, degradation and removal from the body.

  • Support prostaglandins – hormone-like substances that promote smooth muscle contractions, regulate blood pressure, regulate gastric secretions, and impact other hormones – through a series of enzyme-dependent reactions.

  • Support normal growth, especially of blood vessels and nerves.

  • Keep skin and other tissue youthful and supple by lubricating abilities.

EFAs are most abundant in fish oils and unadulterated seed oils, such as canola, sunflower and safflower oils.  Flaxseed oil is an exceptional oil, containing both omega-3 and omega-6 in appreciable amounts.  Cold saltwater fatty fish – such as herring, haddock, cod, mackerel, and salmon – are also rich in omega-3 polyunsaturates and serve as the source of fish oil supplements.

The most important fatty acids are linoleic acid, linolenic acid, gamma linolenic acid (GLA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).

Omega 6 and omega 3 oils may not be suitable for individuals taking anti-blood clotting drugs such as Warfarin, Coumarin and Heparin.

GLA (Evening Primrose Oil) may not be suitable for people suffering from epilepsy.

 

 

Ingredients: BioCare Mega GLA Complex

Borage Oil (Boraginis oleum), Capsule Shell (Modified Potato Starch, Humectants [Glycerol, Sorbitol], Potato Starch, Gelling Agent [Eucheuma Seaweed], Emulsifier [Mono- and Diglycerides of Fatty Acids, Glazing Agent [Carnauba Wax]), Lecithin, Glycerol Monostearate, Vitamin E (as D-Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) directed.

Dosage: BioCare Mega GLA Complex

One capsule taken daily with food or as professionally directed.

Warnings: BioCare Mega GLA Complex

  • Not suitable for individuals taking anti-blood clotting medication such as Warfarin, Coumarin or Heparin
  • Not suitable for individuals suffering from epilepsy.
  • If you are under medical supervision, please consult a doctor before use
 


About BioCare

With almost 30 years’ expertise in developing professional nutritional supplements, BioCare provide the most effective and highest quality products, accompanied by the best level of support and service, to effectively meet the needs of each individual.

BioCare Quality

BioCare use the best possible ingredients and processes to ensure our products are of the highest quality. Some of our products are independently tested to ensure they meet the stringent purity standards required by WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) for athletes. Look out for our ‘Informed Sport’ products in the catalogue.

BioCare provide nutrients in the most bioavailable forms and avoid the use of unnecessary additives and allergens to create a range of hypoallergenic products suited to the most sensitive individuals.

BioCare Innovation

BioCare specialise in devising the most clinically effective nutritional solutions based on the latest research and clinical practice, working closely with leading practitioners and scientists in the field.

BioCare pride themselves on providing a range of flexible solutions to suit any situation: capsules, liquids, powders, oils and sachets.

BioCare are proud that their products are designed and manufactured in the UK.

BioCare employ a number of unique, state-of-the-art product technologies, including BioMulsion® and MicroCell®- unique emulsification technologies with clinically-proven superior absorption - and DuoCap® technology, which allows them to separate the incompatible ingredients in different compartments within one capsule to be released discretely, maximising effectiveness.

BioCare Support

Their recipe for being such a successful health supplement provider is:

  • Be at the forefront of science & studies trends
  • listen to what practitioners and customers tell us
  • Design, test and manufacture scientifically sound formulations, in diverse forms with maximum bio-availability
  • Ensure that processes are based on credible studies
  • Use only top quality ingredients
  • Advise, support and educate through a Clinical Nutrition Team of the highest expertise who can help practitioners with product.
  • Ensure unrivalled customer service
  • Provide Education programmes
  • As far as possible ensure same day dispatch.

BioCare Approved Recommenders

There are only a few organisations approved by Biocare to sell their products. The organisation has to be vetted by BioCare for knowledge, customer service andhow products are stored. You should never buy BioCare products from a store that is not able to show the BioCare Approved Recommender Logo as the products my be short dated, badly stored (important for goods that need to be refrigerated for example), or may have been obtained form sources other than BioCare themselves. They may even not be genuine BioCare products.

To preserve the integrity of BioCare products, only Approved Recommenders may sell Biocare products and must do so on their own approved websites. Any Biocare products you see on other seller sites such as Amazon and eBay HAVE NOT been purchased direct from BioCare and you buy them at your own risk.

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