Life Extension - MEGA GLA W/SESAME 30 SOFTGELS

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Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) is the precursor to the biologically active DGLA (dihomo-gamma linolenic acid), which has numerous health benefits. We’ve added sesame lignans to our formula to boost borage oil’s beneficial effects and inhibit GLA’s conversion into inflammatory factors like arachidonic acid, further supporting whole body health.

Enhancing our GLA supplement with sesame lignans enables GLA to work much better in the body, for greater health benefits.

Mega GLA Sesame Lignans Benefits

  • Promotes a healthy inflammatory response
  • Supports the formation of prostaglandin E1, Which promotes vascular health and more
  • Encourages healthy levels of biologically active dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid

Omega-6 fatty acids like linoleic acid are well-supplied in the diet by meat and vegetable oils. But some omega-6s can contribute to the production of inflammatory compounds such as prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), thromboxane A2 and leukotriene B4 (LTB4).

GLA and omega 6 fatty acids

Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) from borage oil, on the other hand, helps inhibit inflammatory compounds and promotes healthy prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) levels, both of which promote whole body health.1-4

Borage oil supplements are an excellent way to obtain GLA.5 GLA is the precursor to the biologically active dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid (DGLA), which may provide optimal health benefits.4,6,7 And our Mega GLA supplement provides 400 mg of concentrated GLA from borage oil per softgel.

Augmented with sesame lignans

We’ve added 10 mg of sesame lignan extract to each softgel to help promote healthy levels of beneficial DGLA. Sesame lignans help inhibit the conversion of GLA into inflammatory arachidonic acid.8 This, in turn, inhibits the formation of other inflammatory compounds like PGE2 and LTB4 in order to support whole body health.9

Choose the right GLA supplement

Numerous studies document GLA’s multiple health effects. Enhancing this supplement with sesame lignans enables GLA to work much better in the body, increasing the benefit of supplemental GLA.

Serving Size 1 softgel

Amount Per Serving

Calories

5

Total Fat

0.5 g

Saturated fat

0 g

Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) [from borage oil (seed)]

400 mg

Sesame seed lignan extract

10 mg

Other ingredients: gelatin, glycerin, silica, purified water, carob.

Non-GMO

Dosage and Use
  • Take one (1) softgel one to two times daily with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Caution

If you are taking anticoagulant or antiplatelet medications, or have a bleeding disorder, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product.

Warnings
  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
  • DO NOT EXCEED RECOMMENDED DOSE
  • Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
  • When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.

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