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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best time of day to take supplements?

There is no proven beneficial time to take supplements but it is important to take them regularly so it’s best to get into a routine with them. It is important to take TunaCap® with food or a drink.

How does TunaCap® compare to other Omega-3 supplements?

Tuna Oil has a unique fatty acid profile which is far higher in DHA, and has a far higher DHA:EPA ratio than most other fish oils. It is the DHA which is the most complex form of Omega-3 and associated with eye, brain and nerve development as well as joint protection.

What are the benefits of TunaCap®?

Tuna fish are one of nature’s richest sources of Omega-3-fatty acids.

Joints – Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to slow down or remove the activities of enzymes that degrade cartilage in arthritis and as well, can keep inflammation down to a lower level.

Heart – Fish oil, which contains EPA and DHA appear to have a role in the management and prevention of Coronary heart disease and strokes.

Eyes – Omega-3 fatty acids are extremely important for the general function of the eyes.

Brain – Omega-3 and DHA in particular is known as “Brain Food”. DHA is the primary structural component of brain tissue therefore a deficiency of DHA in the diet could result in a deficiency of brain function.

How is the Tuna Oil harvested?

Tuna Oil is a by-product of the tuna meat industry so the tuna are not caught for the purpose of our oil.  We simply use the oil which would otherwise have been discarded.   The tuna are responsibly harvested from a sustainable source where only dolphin-safe fishing methods are used. (No drift nets or gill are used in fishing for the tuna).

Are there any impurities in the tuna oil?

The Tuna oil contained in TunaCap®is obtained exclusively from the clean unpolluted seas of the Southern Hemisphere. No other oil is ever blended with TunaCap®. Each and every batch of Tuna Oil used in the manufacture of TunaCap® is subject to rigorous testing and analysis to pharmaceutical standards. Batches are not released for packing unless fully compliant. Rigid process controls from extraction to final processing and encapsulation are implemented to ensure that TunaCap® capsules are tested to comply with purity standards and EU regulatory limits for heavy metals and environmental contaminants.

What certifications does TunaCap have?

Details on file.

Can I take TunaCap® if I am pregnant?

You should consult your doctor before taking any medicine or supplement whilst pregnant.

Can I take TunaCap® if I am taking any other medication?

Omega 3 fish oils are generally well tolerated and without side effects. If you are taking Aspirin or have any concerns about taking TunaCap® together with your medication, then always check with your doctor or pharmacist.

Can children take TunaCap®?

TunaCap® is suitable for children over the age of 12.

What are the capsules made of?

Our capsules are made using bovine gelatin.

Is there a fishy aftertaste with taking TunaCap®?

No, to offset the small likelihood of any fish taste repeating and to aid digestion, we have included Peppermint Oil in the TunaCap® formulation.

What parts of the TunaCap® packaging can I recyle?

You can recycle the carton and the tub.

Where can I buy TunaCap®?

TunaCap® is available online from Healthcare Innovations. www.healthcareinnovationsuk.co.uk and all good pharmacies.

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