COLUMBIA, Md., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martek Biosciences (Nasdaq: MATK) announced today that life'sDHA(TM), its patented, vegetarian form of DHA, a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid essential for brain, eye and heart health, is now available in four new products from Spectrum Organics:
-- Spectrum Prenatal DHA for Pregnant and Nursing Mothers provides 200 mg of life'sDHA without the risk of ocean contaminants.
-- Spectrum Toddler DHA with 125 mg of life'sDHA provides a safe, contaminant-free alternative for toddlers to get the important health benefits of DHA.
-- Spectrum Chewable Children's DHA with 125 mg of life'sDHA for brain and vision development.
-- Spectrum Vegetarian DHA with 120 mg of life'sDHA for brain, eye and heart health
Spectrum supplements are available in natural food stores nationwide, including Whole Foods stores, the leading retailer in the natural channel. Spectrum is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hain Celestial Group, a leading natural and organic food and personal care products company.
"As consumers become more aware of the benefits of DHA for pregnant women and children, they are demanding convenient, safe alternatives," said Angela Tsetsis, Vice President of Commercial for Martek. "Spectrum Organics now offers a full range of DHA products for expectant mothers, children and adults that feature Martek's life'sDHA, a trusted, vegetarian way to enrich the diet with this important nutrient."
DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) omega-3 is a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid
that serves as a primary building block for the brain and the eyes and
supports brain, eye and cardiovascular health throughout life. There is a
large and growing body of scientific evidence demonstrat
|SOURCE Martek Biosciences|
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