Arkomega 3 gives the body essential fatty acids of the Omega 3 series: EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), which contribute to the normal functioning of the heart. The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 250 mg of EPA and DHA. The Omega 3 fatty acid helps keep blood cholesterol levels. The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 2 g of this fatty acid. Vitamin E helps protect cells against oxidative damage. The oil of these capsules comes from fish caught at sea.