Fatty Acids



Plankton phospholipids providing the health benefits of EPA with enhanced absorption. Lipid carriers are known to promote the efficient transport of omega-3 fatty acids through the body and integration into the cell membranes.


Omega-3 is an essential nutrient. This means that our body cannot produce this fatty acid itself and therefore depends on us consuming it through food.

Omega-3 fatty acids lower blood pressure, clotting factor and blood lipid levels and reduce the risk of atherosclerosis and sudden heart failure.

They also contribute to the formation of vasodilating tissue hormones, to increasing the fluidity of cell membranes and to optimizing blood circulation properties.

Omega-3 also helps prevent depression, promotes overall emotional well-being, improves immune system response, and may help reduce symptoms in people suffering from chronic rheumatoid arthritis pain.



Linoleic acid is the most well-known fatty acid of the omega-6 group. This fatty acid is common in oil from plant sources. Linoleic acid affects cholesterol levels in a positive way and contributes to reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.

For the growth of the unborn child this fatty acid is vital, because it is essential for the development of the brain tissue.

Also, the blood coagulation, the maintenance of blood pressure, the immune system and the operation of our muscles are dependent on this omega-6.

When the intake of this fatty acid is too low, this can result in a lack of wound healing, dry hair and possibly even loss of hair.


Omega-7 fatty acids are present in a very few plants. The Plant Power Supplements of PlanktonHolland actually do contain these fatty acids.

Omega-7 has a beneficial effect on dry mucous membranes and a dry skin.


Everybody has cholesterol in their blood. This has a good reason: a typical amount cholesterol in the body is essential for good health. It is present in all our body cells and has an important role in building our body cells.

However, too high cholesterol may contribute to cardiovascular diseases. Omega-9 fatty acids play a vital role in fighting high cholesterol levels.

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