Nannochloropsis is a powerful vegan source of omega-3 fatty acids, an essential fatty acid for cardiovascular health. The microalgae is also rich in other minerals and phytonutrients.
- Omega-3 fatty acids are highly concentrated in the brain and appear to be important for cognitive (brain memory and performance) and behavioral function. DHA specially is essential for the proper functioning of the brain and for the development of nervous system and visual abilities during the first 6 months of life.
- Omega-3 fatty acids as a part of diet help lower the risk of heart diseases.
- Omega-3 fatty acids may delay or prevent the progression of certain psychotic disorders in high-risk children and adolescents.