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UnoCardio 1000
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UnoCardio 1000

Since 2015, UnoCardio 1000 has been ranked the world’s best fish oil by independent US laboratory Labdoor. And the rankings aren't especially close.

WHC’s high-strength fish oil combines exceptionally pure EPA and DHA with Vitamin D, and represents the gold standard in omega-3 supplementation.

UnoCardio 1000: Premium Fish Oil

Of the 54 products tested by Labdoor, UnoCardio 1000 is one of only two to attain an ‘A’ rating for quality, and one of just a handful to claim an ‘A’ for value. 

The premium fish oil also received a five-star rating from the IFOSP (International Fish Oil Standards Program), with the report praising its purity, high concentration (minimum 95% omega-3) and absence of contaminants such as heavy metals, PCBs or dioxin.

UnoCardio 1000's attributes include:

• Highest potency rTriglyceride fish oil + Vitamin D

• 1280mg omega-3 fish oil, providing 675mg EPA and 460mg DHA (per one softgel)

• 1,000 i.u. Vitamin D3

• Cold and environmentally-friendly technology

• Optimum absorption rate thanks to rTriglyceride form

• Certified from sustainable fisheries, exclusively from non-endangered, small-species fish

• Third-party certified for maximum purity (IFOSP)

• Third-party certified for quality (Labdoor)

• No colourants, fillers, binders, beef gelatine (suitable for pesco-vegetarians) or fishy smell

• Burp-free

• Added natural orange flavour

• Gluten-free and lactose-free

Benefits of EPA and DHA

EPA and DHA help keep the heart functioning well, while DHA also contributes to the maintenance of normal brain function and good vision. EPA and DHA together help you maintain normal blood pressure and triglyceride levels.

Free Sunshine Vitamin

UnoCardio 1000 has the benefit of added Vitamin D3, the most bioavailable form of the Sunshine Vitamin. Vitamin D helps to maintain healthy bone and muscle function and supports the functioning of the immune system. As such, UnoCardio 1000 is a terrific boost for your heart, brain, bones, muscles and immunity.

Why is the rTryglyceride Form Important?

The EPA and DHA rTG (r-triglyceride) form promotes superior absorption by the body compared to ethyl esters, the form favoured by many cheaper fish oil brands. This enables WHC to market the purest and highest potency of essential omega-3 fatty acids, fewer bulking agents and no unnecessary or unhealthy fats.

The Daily Dose

Because of its high concentration, UnoCardio 1000 may not need to be taken every day. If you are accustomed to eating fish, just two capsules a week could suffice.

If you are in any doubt, it is worth checking your omega-3 levels. For this, you will need WHC's blood test kit.

Thanks to the fish oil's high proportion of EPA and DHA, delivered in the purest, most bioavailable form, obtaining a healthy dose of essential omega-3s has never been easier.

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What Does Fish Oil Do For You?

Fish oil is a type of fatty acid derived from the tissues of oily fish – salmon, fresh tuna, mackerel, sardines, trout, herring etc. A rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, these oily fish contribute to a whole host of important physiological functions. 

Although our bodies are able to make most of the fats we need, that’s not the case for omega-3 fatty acids. Indeed, they’re often labelled ‘essential’ because we must derive them from omega-3 foods or supplements. 

UnoCardio 1000 contains an abundance of EPA and DHA from omega-3 fish oils. In fact, one softgel contains 675mg of EPA and 460mg of DHA – more than enough to meet your daily targets and ensure their valuable contribution towards optimum physiological health. What’s more, each softgel employs 25 mcg (1,000 IU) of natural vitamin D3, over 100% of your daily requirement.

So, what do fish oils help with specifically? Well, they contribute to normal brain function (250 mg daily intake of DHA required) and the healthy functioning of the heart (minimum 250 mg EPA+DHA). What’s more, consumption of fish oils promotes strong vision (250mg DHA).

According to the American Heart Association, fish oil supplements 'may help prevent death from heart disease in patients who recently had a heart attack and may prevent death and hospitalisations in patients with heart failure.' The AHA guidance can be read here.

Fish Oil During Pregnancy

Pregnant and lactating women can especially benefit from consuming fish oils, since DHA contributes to the normal brain development of the foetus and breastfed infants. The beneficial effect is obtained from a daily intake of 200 mg DHA in addition to the recommended daily intake for omega-3 fatty acids (250 mg DHA+EPA).

Of course, you should always consult your doctor before consuming fish oil during pregnancy. You should also consult your doctor if you are taking blood thinners. 

A Few Facts

Friend of the Sea

• 2 softgel UnoCardio 1000® mg EPA/DHA = 100 g anchovies or herring
• 100 g anchovies or herring are equivalent to 20 krill oil capsules

Krill oil, which is known because of the phospholipids, only contains small quantities of EPA and DHA per capsule. Its slightly better absorption rate is probably not due to the phospholipids, but due to the fraction of free fatty acids it contains.

WHC fish oils are certified from sustainable fisheries and sourced exclusively from non-endangered fish species. They contain no fillers or binders whatsoever.

*Source: Mozzaffarian & Rimm, J Am Med Assoc 2006;296:1885

To see the great difference between our products and other similar products on the market, click here.

Deep sea fish oil rTG concentrate (from sustainably sourced sardine, herring, mackerel and anchovy from Peru & Chile), fish gelatine, humectant: glycerol, natural orange flavour, antioxidant: a balanced mix of rosemary and tocopherol rich extracts, cholecalciferol.

Quickly raise your Omega-3 index to a healthy level with one UnoCardio 1000 softgel per day. Do not exceed a daily intake of 5g of EPA and DHA combined.

Keep out of reach of small children. Food supplements are not a replacement for a varied and balanced diet or healthy lifestyle.

Nutritional Value per Softgel

Total Weight 1782mg
Weight Content 1282mg
Energy 13 kcal - 53 kJ

Fats

1.2g

- Saturated Fat 0 g
- Monounsaturated Fat max. 24mg
- Polyunsaturated Fat min. 1116 mg

Omega-3 Fatty Acids (as Triglyceride)

1212 mg

- EPA EICOSAPENTAENOIC Acid 675 mg
- DHA DOCOSAHEXAENOIC Acid 460 mg

Other Omega-3 Fatty Acids

100 mg

Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) 25 mcg (1000 IU, 250% RDA)

Q: What is fish oil?

A: Fish oil is made from the fats of small fish such as mackerel, sardines, herring etc. Fish oil comprises the beneficial fatty acids EPA & DHA, which carry many scientifically proven health benefits. It is commonly used to raise one's omega-3 intake and helps to maintain healthy vision, heart and brain function.

Not all fish oil supplements are equal, with factors such as purity, manufacturing process and fish species determining quality. Many fish oils provide just 30% omega-3, with 18% coming from EPA and 12% from DHA. This means that the remaining 70% of the capsule consists of unnecessary or perhaps even unhealthy fats. Impurities such as heavy metals and PCBs are a common problem among cheap fish oil supplements. 

Even concentrated fish oils are made as ethyl esters, containing 60% to 80% omega-3. Although the omega concentration is higher, these fatty acids are not in a very bioavailable form and still contain up to 40% unnecessary or unhealthy fats.

Highly concentrated fish oils, meanwhile, are extremely rare and contain 90% to 95% omega-3. These are not made as ethyl esters but are available in a superior, more bio-available form, r-triglyceride (rTG). These oils supply the greatest amount of EPA and DHA per softgel and are of the highest purity available. UnoCardio 1000 contains a minimum of 95% omega-3.

Fish Oil Comparison

Q: What makes WHC fish oils different?

A: Ever since Jo Wyckmans founded WHC, his passion has been to supply the “best of the best” omegas on the market. Small-species fish (less prone to absorbing toxins) naturally sourced from the cleanest waters on Earth – the South Pacific coast – and concentrated and purified via an environmentally-friendly distillation process, WHC omegas contain the highest proportion of essential fatty acids DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid).

The health benefits of essential fatty acids have been scientifically proven in countless studies over a number of years. WHC’s supplements contain 90-95% omega-3 in a single softgel, equivalent to 3-10 standard fish oil softgels. 

While most concentrated fish oils on the market are in the ethyl ester form (a synthetic fat), WHC's formulas are produced in true r-triglyceride (rTG) form. Research has proven the bioavailability of the r-triglyceride form to be vastly superior – up to 70% greater than ethyl esters.

Q: What are EPA and DHA?

A: EPA and the DHA are the fatty acids associated with the most commonly-cited benefits.

The human body synthesises EPA and DHA poorly, which is why they must be obtained from food or omega supplements. Both EPA and DHA play an essential role in the maintenance of overall wellbeing. A healthy daily consumption of EPA and DHA may vary from 250mg up to 3g. DHA is one of the most crucial fatty acids in the brain and retina of the eye, which accounts for why it contributes to the maintenance of brain health and vision when consumed at 250mg per day. 

In some cases, DHA and EPA have combined benefits. For example, both contribute towards the normal function of the heart (at least 250mg per day) as well as the maintenance of normal blood triglyceride levels (2g/day) and normal blood pressure (3g/day). One should not exceed a supplemental daily intake of 5g of EPA and DHA combined.

Only by regularly eating oily fish, or taking omega-3 supplements such as UnoCardio X2 or UnoCardio 1000, can we achieve a balanced Omega-3 Index of over 8%.

Q: Is cod liver oil a good alternative to fish oil?

A: For many, ‘fish oil’ is synonymous with ‘cod liver oil’. However, the fish oil discussed here has little or no connection with cod liver oil. It is actually quite harmful to consume large amounts of cod liver oil if your goal is to elevate your omega-3 intake. This is because many cod liver oils products contain high levels of vitamin A, which can increase one’s risk of osteoporosis. The European Food Safety Authority clearly stipulates that Europeans already consume sufficient vitamin A via their diet, so this particular vitamin is no longer appropriate for food enrichment and supplements.

Q: What about krill oil?

A: Some people consider krill oil to be a valid alternative to omega-3 fish oil, due to the purported ‘enhanced’ bioavailability of its phospholipid form. As the name indicates, it is derived from krill, tiny crustaceans found in the Arctic Ocean. However, the relatively low dose of EPA and DHA means that it is extremely difficult to significantly elevate your blood plasma levels of omega-3 to have a tangible therapeutic effect. Indeed, krill oil only has around 12% omega-3, 15 times less than is found in WHC fish oils.

In one study comparing manufacturer-recommended doses of rTG fish oil, ethyl ester fish oil, TG omega-3 from salmon oil and phospholipid from krill oil, the Omega-3 Index was increased most dramatically by the rTG fish oil (approx. 58% increase), with krill being the least effective (only 11% increase).

 unocardio vs krill oil

Q: Can’t we just eat oily fish instead of taking supplements?

A: Oily fish is a great source of omega-3s, leading many to wonder whether they need to supplement at all. However, while it’s true that you can get all the omega-3 you need from eating oily fish such as herring or anchovies, the pollution of our oceans means we would do well to somewhat limit our fish consumption. Fish accumulate mercury and other heavy metals over time; they have also been found to contain microplastics, and some fish and shellfish can accumulate illness-causing microorganisms like bacteria and viruses too. A fish oil supplement which has been extensively tested for contaminants is a good alternative, although eating modest quantities of oily fish is still recommended.

In any case, most Westerners do not consume enough omega-3 via their diet, meaning supplementation is required to achieve levels recommended by government and health officials.

Q: What should I look for in a fish oil supplement?

A: When making your fish oil purchase, you should look for a product which contains high levels of EPA and DHA per serving; uses small-species, sustainable fish; is made by a reputable manufacturer who follows good manufacturing practices (GMPs) and has achieved an appreciable rating from the IFOSP (International Fish Oil Standards Program); and which contains no, or barely detectable traces of, contaminants.

If you have a question which is not answered here, do not hesitate to contact us. We are always glad to help!

6 reviews for this product Feefo Reviews Product rating

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03-Aug-2018
An excellent product that simplifies getting all your daily nutritional needs
28-Jun-2018
Great product, best on the market.
Our Response
Many thanks for taking the time to review our UnoCardio 1000, we are very pleased that you are happy with it.
13-Dec-2017
I’ve been taking UnoCardio 1000 for a while now and currently nursing a new baby. Hoping these supplements will help brain development.
03-Aug-2017
These are excellent, when I first read about them I checked to see if they were suitable as I had an allergy, Water for Health checked to make sure they were, and I have used them ever since.
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28-Jul-2017
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