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This essential fatty acid blend provides ideal ratios of EPA, DHA and GLA
that are critical for normal brain development and visual function in
children and adults. The EPA and DHA are derived from pharmaceutical-grade
fish oil concentrates, free from lipid peroxides and environmental
pollutants including heaving metals, pesticides, dioxins, PCBs and other
harmful compounds. The GLA comes from borage oil which is extracted by cold
pressing (expeller pressing), a process that does not utilize hexane or
other harmful solvents. This oil tastes delightfully "peachy" due to the
natural flavours (peach, vanilla, orange) and is tasty to young taste buds.
Learning Factors Advanced School-Aid blend of essential fatty acids and
antioxidants is for optimal brain and visual performance in children. These
fatty acids are called essential because they must be provided in the diet
since the body cannot consistently make them. Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) is
a derivative of essential omega-3 fatty acids. Less well-known but also
important are the omega-6 fatty acid derivatives, gamma linolenic acid
(GLA). When they are added to the diet of some hyperactive children they
seem to calm down and are able to concentrate and interact normally in their
- Specifically designed for the growing needs of children and
- Supports normal brain development in children and young adults
- Helps improve concentration and memory function
- Promotes healthy eye function
- Delicious extreme peach flavour
Children under 18: 1 tsp. (5 mL), 2 times daily or as directed by a health
Adults 19 and over: 1 tsp. (5 mL), 2-3 times daily or as directed by a
health care practitioner. Shake well before use. Refrigerate after opening.
Keep out of the rech of children.
- As this product is designed specifically for children there are no
drug interactions known at this time.
- There may be some interactions for adults on blood thinning
medication who choose to take products that contain fish oil.
- Parents of children with seizure disorders may want to check with
their nutritionally-oriented health care practitioner before taking any
supplement that affects brain function.
- Elevations in blood sugar and cholesterol levels have occurred in
some diabetics taking fish oil supplements. Parents of diabetic children
should be aware of this effect and monitor the sugars frequently when
introducing fish oils.
Children: This product is designed specifically for children.
Pregnancy and Nursing: Fish oils, but not fish liver oil, are considered
safe during pregnancy and lactation.
Seniors: No special precautions known.