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LABDOOR SCORE
94.4 of 100
Quality Rank 4 of 11

Value Rank 10 of 11


Ratings and Key Data

Garden of Life Algae Omega-3 measured 452.4 mg/serving of total omega-3 fatty acids, including 445.4 mg of DHA.

Label Accuracy
Product Purity
Nutritional Value
Ingredient Safety
Projected Efficacy
  • Analytical Tests 8
  • Serving Size 2 Softgels
  • Total Omega-3s/serving 452.4 mg
  • DHA/Serving 445.4 mg
  • Peroxide Value (Oxidation) 2.4 meq/kg

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Label Accuracy

Label Accuracy
Category Average

This product measured 445.4 mg/serving of DHA, 10.9% below this product's label claim of 500 mg/serving.


Product Purity

Product Purity
Category Average

This product passed all four heavy metal screenings, which means their measured levels in one serving fell below the following proposed and established limits reported in California Proposition 65 for safe chronic daily exposure: 10 mcg for arsenic, 4.1 mcg for cadmium, 0.5 mcg for lead, and 0.3 mcg for mercury.

This product measured a peroxide value of 2.4 meq/kg. Peroxide value is a measure of the extent to which a food grade oil has undergone oxidation. The US Council for Responsible Nutrition supports a limit of 5 meq/kg for EPA and DHA oils.


Nutritional Value

Nutritional Value
Category Average

This product recorded minimal calories, sugars, carbohydrates, and other macronutrients.


Ingredient Safety

Ingredient Safety
Category Average

This product contained the following ingredient that lowered the score:

Carrageenan, which we categorized as tolerable in reasonable amounts.

Please consult your doctor before starting any new supplement.


Projected Efficacy

Projected Efficacy
Category Average

This product measured <0.7 mg of EPA and 445.4 mg of DHA per serving for a total EPA+DHA amount of 445.4 mg/serving. To support general cardiovascular health, the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) recommends that adults consume at least 500 mg/day of EPA+DHA.


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.