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Tuna Omega-3 Chewable

  • Gluten Free

Introduced in 2008

Product # Content Price
8080 120 Perles $25.50

With natural orange flavoring, delivers essential omega-3 fatty acids
  • Contains vitamin D to help support bone and teeth health and a healthy immune system
  • Natural profile of tuna oil—not concentrated
  • Supports normal lipid profiles already within normal range
  • Supports the body's natural inflammatory response function as it relates to periodic challenges like consumption of a high-fat meal or strenuous activity
  • Provides antioxidant vitamin E
  • Third-party tested for environmental contaminants
  • Supports cognition
  • Supports skin and hair health
  • Supports emotional balance
  • DHA is important for proper fetal eye and brain development.
  • Supportive but not conclusive research has shown that EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.*
How do omega-3s support health?

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) support a great many interrelated pathways. For example:

  • Cognition: Phospholipids in brain cells and neural tissue contain high amounts of DHA, making it a major building block of the brain and nervous system.
  • Mother and baby during pregnancy and lactation: Omega-3s are needed for proper fetal eye and brain development. For the recommended daily allowances (RDAs) for pregnant/lactating women and children under 4, visit here.
  • The body’s natural inflammatory function: Especially as it relates to periodic challenges like consumption of a high-fat meal or strenuous activity
  • Cardiovascular health: In humans, supportive but not conclusive research has shown that EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. Omega-3s support lipid profiles already within a normal range.

Omega-3s also provide antioxidant activity and support the immune system, emotional balance, and skin and hair health.*

How does vitamin D support health?

Vitamin D is required for a range of actions in the body. It regulates calcium absorption and bone metabolism, both of which are essential processes for maintaining strong bones and teeth. It supports immune function at the cellular level via vitamin D receptors that are active in many immune cells. It also supports healthy blood pressure levels already within a normal range by its regulation of the blood pressure hormone renin in the kidneys.*

What does vitamin E contribute to this formula?

Vitamin E helps protect cells against free radical damage, provides support to cell membranes, and helps protect against the oxidation of lipids within the body.*

Gluten FreeThis product contains less than 20 parts per million per the suggested use listed on each product label.

Please consult the actual product label for the most accurate product information.


Show Studies 

Studies on nutrients generally use large doses and these studies, some of which are cited below, are the basis for much of the information we provide you in this publication about whole food ingredients. See the supplement facts for Tuna Omega-3 Chewable.

  1. Borissova AM, Tankova T, Kirilov G, Dakovska L, Kovacheva R. 2003. Int J Clin Pract. 57(4):258-61.
  2. Calder PC. 2002. Dietary modification of inflammation with lipids. Proc Nutr Soc. 61(3):345-58.
  3. Chalon S, Vancassel S, Zimmer L, Guilloteau D, Durand G. 2001. Polyunsaturated fatty acids and cerebral function: focus on monoaminergic neurotransmission. Lipids. 36(9):937-44.
  4. DeLuca HF. 2004. Overview of general physiologic features and functions of vitamin D. Am J Clin Nutr. 80(6 Suppl):1689S-96S.
  5. Food and Nutrition Board Institute of Medicine. Vitamin D. Dietary Reference Intakes: Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin D, and Fluoride. Washington D.C.: National Academies Press, 1999:250-87.
  6. Food and Nutrition Board Institute of Medicine. Vitamin E. Dietary reference intakes for vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium, and carotenoids. Washington D.C.: National Academies Press, 000:186-283.
  7. Hayes CE, Nashold FE, Spach KM, Pedersen LB. 2003. The immunological functions of the vitamin D endocrine system. Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-legrand). 49(2):277-300.
  8. Holick MF. 2003. Vitamin D: a millenium perspective. J Cell Biochem 88(2):296-307.
  9. Innis SM. 2003. Perinatal biochemistry and physiology of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. J Pediatr. 143(4 Suppl):S1-8.
  10. Jeffrey BG, Weisinger HS, Neuringer M, Mitchell DC. 2001. The role of docosahexaenoic acid in retinal function. Lipids. 36(9):859-71.
  11. Kidd PM. 2007. Omega-3 DHA and EPA for cognition, behavior, and mood: clinical findings and structural-functional synergies with cell membrane phospholipids. Altern Med Rev. 12(3):207-27.
  12. Li YC, Qiao G, Uskokovic M, Xiang W, Zheng W, Kong J. 2004. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 89-90(1-5):387-92.
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  16. Uauy R, Dangour AD. 2006. Nutrition in brain development and aging: role of essential fatty acids. Nutr Rev. 64(5 Pt 2):S24-33; discussion S72-91.
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Whole Food Nutrient Solutions

Since 1929, Standard Process has been the visionary leader in whole food nutrient solutions. We apply systems thinking to holistic nutrition that empowers practitioners to transform lives. Dedicated to the whole food philosophy of our founder, Dr. Royal Lee, our goal is to carry on his mission to provide nutrients for the body that are as close as possible to how they are found in nature.

Our products include foods that are prepared in a way that safeguards their nutritional value. The majority of these ingredients are grown locally on our certified organic farm and may require chopping, dicing, juicing, and/or drying for use in our products. The resulting whole food ingredients are then added to a formula that may include whole food extracts, animal tissue extracts and concentrates, botanicals, whole food isolates, and synthetic ingredients. These highly complex combinations contain a variety of elements designed to trigger trophic effects that support the body’s healthy balance and wellness.*


Suggested Use: Two perles twice per day with meals, or as directed.

Store in a cool, dark place.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Perles Servings per Container: 60
Amount per Serving %Daily Value
Calories 10  
Calories from Fat 10  
Total Fat 1.5 g 2%*
Vitamin D 100 IU 25%
Vitamin E 5 IU 15%
Cholesterol 6 mg 2%
Tuna Oil 1,080 mg
DHA 240 mg
EPA 50 mg

†Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Gelatin, glycerin, water, natural flavor, vitamin E (soy), sunflower oil, and cholecalciferol.

Please consult the actual product label for the most accurate product information.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.