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This is a valid question when comparing one fish or krill oil to another, but it is not really relevant when talking about Green Lipped Mussel Oil (GLM). 

FULL SPECTRUM of 18 Fatty-Acids in GLX3 versus 2. 

When you are looking at your source for fatty-acids and their beneficial Omega-3’s you are looking for the EFFECTIVE amount and FULL SPECTRUM variety of Omega-3’s, not just the gross number in mg. of only two available fatty acids. The fish oil producers will tout their measurable levels of DHA and EPAbecause this is all they have available: DHA and EPA. 

Fish oil contains two fatty-acids, GLX3 and the GLM it contains has all 18 of the beneficial fatty acids. 

Fully “Bio-Available” vs 10% 

The next thing that needs to be considered is how effective the body is in absorbing and making use of the available Omega-3 in your supplement, what is referred to as “bio-availability”.

In the case of fish oil, the fatty acids need to be broken down in the gut using enzymes and acids to convert it into a “bio-available” form. Our bodies convert this at only about 10% efficiency. GLX3 with GLM-OIL is immediately available, without conversion. This is why the advertising council has approved GLM producers saying it is “158 times as effective” as fish oil. Roughly that means it takes 150 times as much to get the same benefit. This allows us to deliver MORE in a tablet that is so much smaller and easier to take. 

No Mercury, sustainably sourced. 

While not part of this original question, it is an additional benefit of GLX3. Our mussels are raised in an environment completely free of mercury, and other industrial and harmful contaminants. It also is specifically raised to provide this oil, and does not raid our already over-fished oceans of larger fish, or in the case of krill..the main food source of larger marine life.

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GLX3 Research Team

Felicia

At GLX3, our Green Lipped Mussels are never frozen or heated, keeping all enzymes and nutrients alive.

GLX3 is the closest thing to a raw whole food! The lipids are extracted at room temperature with minimal pressure in order to naturally preserve all the powerful natural polar long chain fatty acids in their most natural state. (This is like extra virgin oil).