Rosita Ratfish Liver Oil provides key health benefits that help maintain brain activity and an overall well-being for a variety of functions.
VITAMIN E and the BRAIN
Vitamin E is an important antioxidant that primarily protects cells from damage associated with oxidative stress caused by free radicals. The brain is highly susceptible to oxidative stress, which increases during ageing and is considered a major contributor to neurodegeneration. High plasma Vitamin E levels have been repeatedly reported to give better cognitive performance.
Rosita Ratfish Liver Oil contains Alpha-Tocopherols, or α-Tocopherol, the most active form of Vitamin E.
Alpha-tocopherol is the most bioactive form of Vitamin E, and by far the most abundant lipid-soluble antioxidant in humans. Vitamin E particularly specializes in protecting the fats in your body from free radical damage. This means by consuming this powerful antioxidant, the 60% fat in your brain membrane will be protected and kept from oxidizing. To give an example of how important it is, the Vitamin E in Ratfish Liver Oil is actually what prevents it from going rancid!
This nutritional compound not only may delay brain aging, but also may delay Alzheimer-related functional decline. Since high levels of oxidative stress in the brain may potentially contribute to AD, Vitamin E may help protect neurons from undergoing this damage. Patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) have been found to have lower levels of Vitamin E in the cerebrospinal fluid. This is the fluid that nourishes and protects the brain. Studies using supplemental Vitamin E in Alzheimer’s patients have shown mixed results, but a large amount are in favor of supplementing VItamin E for positive results in this area. Further research is required to substantiate the emerging and encouraging evidence related to Vitamin E’s effects on Alzheimers.
The liver uses Vitamin E to build substances known as “lyso Pls” that transport DHA into the brain. Once in the brain, the lyso Pls serve as building blocks for repairing the membranes of brain cells. The Oregon study shows that lyso PLs can be about 60 percent lower in brain tissue when the diet lacks enough Vitamin E.
“This research showed that Vitamin E is needed to prevent a dramatic loss of a critically important molecule in the brain, and helps explain why Vitamin E is needed for brain health,” says researcher Maret Traber. “Human brains are very enriched in DHA but they can’t make it, they get it from the liver.”
DHA and EPA in RATFISH LIVER OIL
DHA is the most abundant fatty acid in the brain and is critical to fetal and infant brain development. The omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA are critical for normal brain function and development throughout all stages of life. For the development of a baby's brain EPA and DHA seem to have important roles. In fact, pregnant women's fish intake scored higher for their children on intelligence and brain function early in childhood. More on Baby Development
To maintain healthy brain functionality throughout life it is vital to consume fatty acids on the daily. It is also crucial in maintaining healthy vision. Low blood and brain levels of DHA have been linked to cognitive impairment and may ALSO increase oxidative stress in the brains of Alzheimer's disease patients. Several epidemiological studies of Japanese, Western, and Scandanavian populations show a protective effect against Alzheimer’s disease when people ate more fish. It seems that diets high in DHA may be beneficial in reducing the risk for AD, but more studies need to be performed.Ratfish Liver Oil is plentiful in this fatty acid as well as a good source of a wide range of other essential fatty acids. It contains omega-3, omega-4, omega-6, omega-7, omega-9 and omega-11 fatty acids. More on this
VITAMIN A BENEFITS FOR THE BRAIN
Rosita Ratfish Liver Oil contains safe levels of the active form of Vitamin A (also called retinol or preformed Vitamin A).
Vitamin A is a potent signaling molecule in the brain of growing adults and animals. Its necessary for brain development at early stages of life. It regulates numerous gene products in the brain and the body. Dietary Vitamin A supplementation may improve learning abilities, memory, and can ameliorate cognitive declines associated with normal aging. This information shows significant insights into the role of Vitamin A in maintaining cognitive function in adulthood. Some studies have shown that older people with a Vitamin A deficiency suffer memory and other thinking impairments. A study conducted by Canadian and Chinese scientists found that having just slightly less Vitamin A than you need significantly increases your risk of Alzheimer’s disease. In this study, the researchers found that folks with the lowest Vitamin A levels experienced the most drastic decline in their memories as they aged.
Vitamin A can be tricky because too much Vitamin A can be just as bad for you as too little. Hypervitamintosis is the term used to show what happens if you take too much of a vitamin. Symptoms of hypervitamintosis in VItamin A include...
- Bone Pain
- Blurry Vision
- Sensitivity to Sunlight
- Hair Loss
- Dry, Itchy, or Peeling Skin
- And More...
Fortunately, Rosita Ratfish Liver Oil has safe levels Vitamin A. Hypervitamintosis usually comes from taking too much of a synthetic-form of a Vitamin. Our Ratfish Liver Oil comes straight from the fish liver. There are no synthetics ever.
The National Insititutes of Health has released information on what they say are healthy Daily Values of Vitamin A.
We don't ask that you take our word for it. Please research our rare and unique Ratfish Liver Oil from Northern Norway. Look at the rare vitamins and nutrients contained inside and come to your own conclusions. It is truly a special fish oil to take.
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