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DHA Acts Like Your Body’s Omega-3 Form of Money

So easily we forget this. Ideal intake over time can add 3 years to lifespan and quality of life. Why DHA is making a difference for you is because it acts like your body's omega-3 form of money.

It matters which omega-3 you choose, because DHA intake levels make the ultimate big gains differences in your physical health and longevity. DHA is 10-fold more abundant in you than all other omega-3s combined, plus 20-fold and 30-fold more abundant in your eyes and nervous system.

The more DHA you save up in your system, the better your health returns. Based on longevity studies, DHA gives your body more usable DPA and EPA omega-3s and gives a "quarterly dividend" of consistently lower heart disease risk, the number one cause of death at over 650,000 per year in the USA.
Professionals work daily with a variety of stresses, are more indoors, and are increasingly in front of a screen, requiring new tech for home and office. The heart, eyes and brain need foods that support these trends.

Beyond fruits and nuts, vegetables and Vitamin D, the winter is a time to deposit DHA omega-3 in all the cells and tissues. This DHA deposit pays out by supporting mitochondrial functions, synaptic plasticity, and sleep rhythms.

Some patient groups draw specialized DHA care from algae source omega-3 oil. This gentle and clean food source is safe with all known medications, for all known pre-existing conditions, and with all known dietary regimens. DHA has no risk of inducing blood thinning, does not affect blood sugar levels, cannot be overdosed and has a strong anti-diabetes benefit by lowering elevated plasma lipids called triglycerides.
The popular use of DHA satisfies all the same benefits you can get from eating the oily fish twice a week or taking fish oil pills. But algae omega-3 DHA has proven equal or better across all types of patients and is in a better position to help over time. Additional dietary EPA is not required because sufficient amounts of this is made from DHA by the liver every single day, in just the right amounts while DHA levels are maintained. Therefore, it is recommended to get at least 700mg to 1400mg DHA per day for most outcomes, and up to 2000mg DHA for clinical uses, which is about 1 teaspoon of pure oil.  

SOURCE OIL® Forwards Freshest DHA Algae Omega-3 Ever Made

Source-Omega, the makers of SOURCE OIL® since 2012, forwarded they still make the freshest, most stable, best tasting, unblended algae omega-3 oil on the market. The product was perfected 6 years ago, they say, and it remains perfected because it is water extracted, winterized and a single ingredient oil. 

Previous company statements in press, since 2012, have been forwarded by Source-Omega and its Chief Scientist. These statements include comments that suggest algae oil is successful as an unmodified, natural food for nutrition, that algae omega-3 can substitute for medical fish oils, that retro-conversion of DHA is more efficient than taking high EPA levels since the body own ratio is about 80% DHA and only 5% EPA, and that their oil is made in controlled tanks and is untouched by seawater.

Dr Scott Doughman, the founder and architect of Source-Omega, says "Our Chromista oil (schizochytrium sp.) is uniquely water extracted to create an improved quality standard. We consistently have the lowest Total Oxidation number in an algae oil ever recorded. Our latest 3rd party certificate is available to view."
(See file here file:///C:/Users/sourceo/Downloads/COA%202018.pdf)

The lowest oxidation score means the taste and freshness are unmatched, Dr Doughman suggested. He further claimed that adding additional antioxidants post-extraction is "totally" unnecessary or can even "backfire" when in excess. He says this often turns into a formulation race to recover errors that get propagated in the name of so-called improvements. He suggested this is because each ingredient mix has different unknowns, contaminants and drawbacks, which can spiral into formulation fixes and lower quality and off tastes.

"Although new algae oil suppliers may enter the algae oil market, it appears superior taste and quality will remain exclusive to SOURCE OIL, the only 100% algae oil product on the market. My 10 years of experience with algae oil and my training as a NIH omega-3 lipid biochemist ensures that our standard is our promise. Source-Omega is advising not to formulate with pigments and fillers because it will lower the quality. Pure organic flavor oils such as lemon, orange and rosemary oils that are rich in terpenes have proven the best flavoring options."

Tagged as Chromista, DHA Algae Oil, EPA Fish Oil, Fresh Taste, Vegan Omega-3, Water Extracted.

Source-Omega Files Novel FDA Structure-Function Claim for DHA Accretion in Mitochondrial Cardiolipin

Source-Omega Files Novel FDA Structure-Function Claim for DHA Accretion in Mitochondrial Cardiolipin
Source-Omega ( today asserts the newest DHA omega-3 structure-function claim filed with the FDA to demonstrate how their exclusive product, SOURCE OIL® - Water Extracted Chromista Oil - best supports mitochondrial health and maintenance. SOURCE OIL is the first and only 50% DHA algae oil that is also the first and only water extracted algae oil offering the highest quality, purity and potency.

Based on emerging and qualified peer-reviewed research, independent study demonstrates that DHA is the only omega-3 used to make mitochondrial cardiolipin, but only when sufficient DHA intake levels are maintained over time.

Source-Omega's own publication reviews support 1200 mg DHA per day for 90 days as an average ideal intake level. Accretion is the act of building-up stores or reserves in the form of higher DHA levels over time, yet accretion is naturally limited to an average ideal level of about 8% total omega-3 membrane composition, thus posing no risk of overdose or side effects. Most people persist at about 4% total omega-3 membrane levels and have very little, if any, DHA in their mitochondrial cardiolipin.

Dr Scott Doughman, PhD, the Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Source-Omega said, "The summary of 16 clinical studies using algae DHA proves tissue accretion therapy is effective and supports longevity. By using an average 1200mg DHA per day, within the range of 700 mg DHA to 1500 mg DHA per day, a person will double total omega-3s in their red blood cells in 90 days and in all cells within 12 months. But now we observe studies with similar intake levels that support DHA accretion in mitochondrial cardiolipin within the same time periods."

What is mitochondrial cardiolipin? Cardiolipin is a lipid complex that can only be made from certain fatty acids. Cardiolipin is a novel phospholipid made only in the mitochondria, which are the sole power factories for our body and cells.

Cardiolipin functions as a proton trap giving ATP synthase the juice needed to enhance electron transfer and reduce electron leakage. Cardiolipin also participates in a structural scaffold essential for the distinctive shape of mitochondrial cristae.

DHA is the only omega-3 that can be used to make this novel lipid, but only when DHA is consistently available in the diet at high enough levels. DHA is thought to also have electroconductive properties adding to its many uses in the human body, brain, eyes and heart.

"We claim SOURCE OIL DHA uses for providing the definitive omega-3 used by the mitochondria to form cardiolipin," said Dr Doughman

About Structure-Function Claims
What is a permitted structure-function statement? The FDA ( states that "Dietary supplement labels or labeling may bear statements that describe the role of a nutrient or dietary ingredient intended to affect the structure or function in humans or that characterize the documented mechanism by which a nutrient or dietary ingredient acts to maintain such structure or function, provided that such statements are not disease claims."

Claims and general substantiations for the DHA brand SOURCE OIL are that it is an ingredient used in consumer finished products. All labels and labeling associated with SOURCE OIL contains the following statement: This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

The Source-Omega company has previously defined uses for DHA-rich algae oil in the the structure-function and formation of very low-density lipoproteins (VLDL) in the liver as the first act of DHA in the body, before it is deposited into cell membranes phospholipids and the mitochondria.

Their earlier work on VLDL biology demonstrated how precious DHA is in the liver, describing how the liver uses DHA selectively to move dietary fat and to transport it efficiently. The mechanisms described imply that DHA functions directly in maintaining normal plasma triglycerides levels and normal fatty liver levels.

About Source-Omega
Source-Omega, LLC is the leading Chromista algae oil innovations company since 2007 serving the public health using a unique water extraction process, lowering prices and improving quality. Preformed DHA has also been defined in Source-Omega's publications to be safe and effective for adults at 1200 mg DHA/day. The company defined 1200 mg DHA/day as a best practice for adults and showed how the liver can rapidly make EPA from DHA in just the right amounts (Doughman et al., 2013).

Tagged as DHA Algae Oil, Mitochondria, Omega-3 Benefits, Vegan Omega-3.

Chromista Algae Oil Recognized Best CBD Oil Emulsifier

Source-Omega discloses astounding commercial R&D results with pure Chromista water extracted algae oil. With first and only claims such as the first water extracted algae oil, the first single ingredient 100% algae oil (Schizochytrium sp.), the first 50% DHA oil standard, Source-Omega scientists have developed the first Chromista oil DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) plus CBD (cannabidiol) product, launched in California in early March 2018.

"Demand driven R&D proved to us that this oil was the best emulsifier of CBD oil preparations, from raw CBD oil to pure CBD isolate, achieving a 33% CBD concentrate at room temperature and a 50% CBD concentrate at only 45 degrees Celcius as stable, clear, fully emulsified solutions. The length and unsaturation of the lipids in our oil may be the most powerful natural oil emulsifier of CBD powders and pastes," said Scott Doughman, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, CEO and Founder of Source-Omega, LLC.

Doughman said recent events foretell of the "the word getting out" and "boom demand" for the Chromista oil DHA. He disclosed 3rd party product developers are reaching the same astonishing conclusions about CBD emulsification with the DHA oil, stating that solid CBD decarboxylated oil concentrates in 1 gram "chunks" will dissolve, i.e. fully emulsify, into the Chromista oil simply by sitting overnight without heating, sonicating or mixing.

The premium DHA oil contains an average chain-length of 20 carbons, whereas olive oil's average chain-length is about 18 carbons, coconut oil's average is about 16 carbons and medium chain triglyceride (MCT) oil's average is about 10 carbons.

DHA in fish oil and krill oil comes from algae oil in the food chain. DHA is commonly used in food supplements because DHA is the most abundant omega-3 in the human body, brain and organs by ten-fold, with a maximum ratio of 97% DHA in the brain.

Recent interest in DHA has focused on two new endogenous wellness pathways; a) DHA-cardiolipin structure and function in the mitochondria, as DHA is the only omega-3 used by mitochondrial cardiolipin and only when DHA is sufficiently and consistently present in the diet, and b) DHA supplementation also appears to increase Synaptamide production in the brain.

In neurons, DHA can be directly converted into Synaptamide (Docosahexaenoylethanolamide), a structural analog of the endogenous cannabinoid receptor ligand anandamide, made from Arachidonic Acid. Synaptamide is synthesized from DHA in the brain, although it binds weakly to cannabinoid receptors, it independently stimulates growth, synaptogenesis and synaptic activity in developing hippocampal neurons at nano-molar concentrations. The term Synaptamide was coined to describe its activity and molecular similarity to anandamide.

Tagged as Algae Omega-3, Cannabidiol, CBD, Emulsification, Vegetarian Omega-3.

Does Chromista Oil DHA Protect Against Fatal Heart Disease?

Does Chromista Oil DHA Protect Against Fatal Heart Disease?
Mason, OH, July 25, 2016 --( Source-Omega today reiterated its active structure function claims in lipoprotein health and heart health and again asserted 'DHA Saves Lives' (1). Their claims statements are supported by the recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) article from June 12, 2016 ( in Research Matters titled 'Omega-3s Linked with Lower Risk of Fatal Heart Attacks' (2), and the JAMA Internal Medicine research results published June 27, 2016 (3).

The authoritative 2016 references affirm fatal heart disease is a literal endpoint benefited by DHA omega-3s and the other shorter forms of omega-3 fatty acids when consumed at elevated dietary intake levels over time.

Source-Omega LLC is developer of Class 1 branded ingredient SOURCE OIL®, Chromista oil water extracted Schizochytrium sp. algae oil. The company maintains public health advocacy and scholarly publications in support of the DHA ratio in human heart tissue, which is 90 percent of all omega-3 fatty acids in the heart.

"DHA levels are ten-fold higher than any other omega-3 fatty acid in the human body. Individual omega-3 status is therefore based mostly on DHA levels, either consumed directly or derived from all other forms of omega-3s in the diet. Higher individual omega-3 status is linked to lower individual fatality by heart attack. So even if the world has not been able to stop all heart attacks, there is now specific evidence that shows a dietary buffer could be occurring with higher omega-3 intakes. The more omega-3 fats in the diet, the more DHA is produced and also stored in the body. Building up DHA is based on how much total omega-3s are in the diet. Clearly, it's more likely that one will survive an otherwise fatal heart attack. That is what the data says. We suggest DHA is the one lipid marker that may become more widely used as a standardized heart health indicator. It certainly can mean a statement like 'DHA saves lives' is scientifically qualified," said Dr Scott Doughman, PhD, CSO and CEO of Source-Omega, LLC.

About Source Omega
Source-Omega ( is the leading Chromista oil innovations company since 2007 serving health by offering a unique water extraction process in algae oil, lowering prices and improving quality. Preformed DHA has also been defined in Source-Omega's publications to be safe and effective for adults at 1200 mg DHA/day for lowering triglycerides (1).

1) Scott. D. Doughman, Ph.D. et al., 2013; High DHA dosage from algae oil improves postprandial hypertriglyceridemia and is safe for type-2 diabetics. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries (DOI 10.1007/s13410-013-0125-3).
2) Carol Torgan, Ph.D. June 12, 2016; Omega-3s Linked with Lower Risk of Fatal Heart Attacks (
3) Liana C. Del Gobbo, Ph.D. et al., Published online June 27, 2016; ?-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Biomarkers and Coronary Heart Disease Pooling Project of 19 Cohort Studies. JAMA Internal Medicine.

Vegetarian Diet Lowers Risk for Some Cancers, Study Finds

Vegetarians who also eat fish have even greater protection against colorectal cancers

According to the researchers, the additional benefit from fish probably comes from omega-3 fatty acids. However, they note that even the nonvegetarian group in the study consumed less meat than the average American.


Dr Oz shares video on DHA structure and function

Dr Oz shares video on DHA structure and function

Is Algae Oil a Sustainable Food or Fuel?

Is Algae Oil a Sustainable Food or Fuel?
[by Scott Doughman, PhD, et al., All Copyrights Reserved] 

With respect to algae oils, we consider the word "sustainability" in current food and fuel models. Overviews discussed are intended as general contexts for 1) the planet, for 2) finished oils, and for 3) growing new innovations. Part of the discussion considers trophic (nutrient) classifications. Heterotrophic algae systems may be defined as carbon-carbon bond consumers. Autotrophic algae systems may be defined as carbon-carbon bond producers, but are also consumers of their self-made carbon-carbon bonds to produce oil. All other organisms are also carbon consumers. Efficiency models for algae oils are also based on systems theory, but isolated data may suggest theoretical systems that need further proven. Because algae are inherently part of a "food chain" or an "economy" of scale, algae sciences increasingly have discovered paradigms for primary roles for algae in the discussion of "sustainability". New technologies for biomass, waste mitigation, and food and feed products require direct consumers over passive applications, such as fertilizer, due to the difference between direct and indirect consumption, especially with respect to the sustainability of water usage to produce oils. We suggest identification of a proven oil product and the direct consumer first be established in a stable system of production and consumption of materials prior to the ability to discuss sustainability criteria. The discussion applies to both heterotrophic algae systems and autotrophic algae systems. The source of the carbon is not relevant to our equation for carbon-carbon bond flow as a measure of sustainability with respect to oil, unless further qualified. We conclude algae oil sustainability is fundamentally based on a controlled measure of carbon-carbon bond flow compared to the direct use of the target oil product for food or fuel. 

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There are separate bodies of literature for fish oil and algae oil.

Fishing for Omega-3 supplements from marine algae
By the editors of Environmental Nutrition, Environmental Nutrition Newsletter
Q. Can marine algae omega-3s provide the same benefits as fish oil ?
Premium Health News Service SOURCE:, January 30, 2013;
Editorial Commentary By Scott Doughman, PhD  
  • There are two interesting points right off the bat. First is the consideration of algae as marine. Marine algae is a correct designation in general and with few exceptions.
  • Second, the supplement model is the only method of educating about the science of fish oil and algae oil and fish as food, all are separate. Combined algae DHA supplements with food is needed. Combined EPA supplements with food is needed. There is really no difference between the two. I concluded and have published that after 6 months of any EPA or DHA or EPA+DHA combination with any biologic fatty acid therapy that these are identical in relative omega-3 index and omega-3 physiology outcome. The differences are far more meaningless than the similarities. No one formula is superior, although products may compete for best. DHA inherently is EPA and EPA is inherently DHA as needed once in the body. Don't discount you have a healthy powerful liver for metabolism.
This article on the Tribune website is important. The basis of any omega-3 fat causing any change in LDL-C is a shared statistic. Stick the statistic in its place. It has a role. Why does this result happen, the LDL-C increase, a barely significant result and a barely significant point? Why, because consumed fat necessitates liver-VLDL budding, which is a particle that is processed into LDL-C particles: VLDL>>>Pre-LDL>>LDL-C>remnants. The metric for LDL-C has been standardized, just like the Omega-3 Index is becoming, but the LDL-C particle now is by law a disease marker.
Since adding omega-3 oils adds to total fat intake on a daily basis, this could add up to 5% more fat consumed per day. This is a metabolic challenge and, perhaps if you also control total fat intake by offsetting 5% of any other fats in the diet, you now have a controlled state. This is basically what Amarin did. That is all. So that means most all other data has the risk of showing omega-3 benefits in preferential lowering of steady state blood fats and increasing steady state waste removal via HDL-C, but a tiny LDL-C change may be seen as (not) a side effect. Not in me. I want my LDL-C to go up if I eat more fat.
Why does the doctor NOT want me to have a healthy fat metabolism? Does this not prove part of the high cholesterol problem is caused by the high fat problem in the blood (due to sugar and fat together) as a first indicator? In some people, not in all. But in general, high triglycerides will correlate with higher LDL-C.


by Scott Doughman, PhD

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First of all, consider me a full CSO and Regulatory QA/QC officer in operations and a CEO of Purity. For 5 years I have been seeking the holy grail of algae oil omega-3s and have emerged as Dr "DHA" Doughman. 

Everything comes down to one single concept here. Do YOU have the love it takes? Could YOU take a 99% pure DHA triglyceride oil and make something with it? I made DHAlicous(TM) and started researching how to develop this product for many different uses, now working on recipes. About half of product innovation is sparked by my customer's needs. You could also establish a ...founDHAtion...(TM) starting from our two ingredient DHA algae oil (DHA Chromista oil plus green tea antioxidants). 

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Now we can assure the mother of our water extraction process and absolute purity. The analysis we did shows it exceeds all fish oil or other algae oil purity standards in the world.You can really save your life, live longer healthy and enjoy life, including foods and drinks all along the way. 

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