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    Omega-3s take Athletes Further

    Peak athletic performance takes more than extra time on the field. It requires a perfect combination of hard work, quality coaching, adequate sleep, specialized exercise and optimal nutrition to truly perform at your best. Omega-3 fatty acids are one tool that will enhance your game and your health. The athletic benefits that these fatty acids provide are numerous and should not be overlooked. Omega-3s are essential fatty acids which our bodies can’t produce them on their own and must be obtained from our diet. DHA and EPA, two of the most valuable forms of Omega-3s are found mostly in fatty fish and marine algae. A recent study observed inadequate Omega-3 levels in 99% of 400 NCAA athl... Read More

    Pro Football Legends Return to Play with their Omega-3 Index Score

    Brain Armor, the official brain supplement of the Pro Football Legends (the commercial marketing arm of the NFL Alumni) conducted a study which demonstrated just how easy it can be to raise your Omega-3 Index (O3i) scores and improve personal health outcomes. Fourteen former professional football athletes participated in a trial to examine how much their O3i would improve by supplementing with Brain Armor. The trial period lasted from one month to three months and Omega-3 Index measurements were taken before and after the supplementation period with the Omega Quant Testing Kit to create a baseline O3i and post supplementation O3i score. All of the participants presented below the reco... Read More

    Why Your Omega-3 Index Matters

    Are you getting enough Omega-3 fatty acids in your diet? If you are like 95.7% of Americans, chances are you are falling short. But what does that mean for me? Let’s talk about how to determine if increasing these fatty acids in your diet could improve your health outcomes.* There are several types of dietary fat. Omega-3 fatty acids are one type of healthy fat. Omega-3s are considered essential fats because our body cannot make them on their own, so we need to consume them in our foods. There are three different types of these healthy fats found in food: Alpha-linolenic Acid (ALA); Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA); and Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA).  Omega-3 fatty acids, particularly DHA... Read More

    Brain Armor Now Offering Omega-3 and Trans Fat Index Profiling

    Brain Armor is pleased to announce that via our partner Omega Quant, a leading Fatty Analysis Laboratory, we are offering our partners Omega-3 and Trans Fat Index Profiling.Docosahexaenoic acid, DHA, is an omega-3 fatty acid that is found throughout the body. More specifically, it is a major structural fat in the brain and eyes and a key component of the heart. A growing body of research continues to support the role that DHA plays in maintaining good health throughout every stage of life.It is unfortunate but most Americans have low levels of Omega-3s in their blood. However, blood levels of omega-3s can be improved by simple dietary changes. It is important to have your Omega-3 Ind... Read More

    Recapping "Boosting the Athletic Brain" by Simpli Faster

    Brain Armor has been fortunate to work with thousands of athletes around in the country in the NHL, NBA, MLB, NFL, and many Division I athletes in the NCAA. We have long been preaching the importance of DHA Omega-3 as a daily dosage and how it supports brain, eye, and heart health. Performance Nutritionist and author, Katie Mark, just wrote an incredible article on SimpliFaster.com. She really did a great job going into detail, explaining why DHA is so vital to the performance of an athlete and why it needs to be included as part of their diet. We encourage you to read the article in its entirety but wanted to point out a few points in particular. 1. DHA deficiency in a... Read More

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