Epamax, a source of Sacha Inchi is responsibly extracted from Sacha nuts in the Peruvian Amazon. The seeds of Inchi have high protein (27%) and oil (35 - 60%) content. Its oil is one of the largest plant sources of the Omega family of fatty acids, an essential for human life. It contains Omega 3 (48%), Omega 6 (36%), Omega 9 (9%), and protein (27%). They are also rich in iodine and vitamin A and vitamin E. Sacha Inchi has been called a super food because of its high content of essential fatty acids known to be effective in maintaining healthy levels of triglycerides and cholesterol. Also, important in cell preservation and repair and in promoting cardiovascular health. The sacha inchi in Epamax is very well tolerated, there is no fishy aftertaste given that it does not contain any fish oil. With new research emphasizing the health benefits of Omega fatty acids, interest in sustainable sources of Omega is increasing. Sacha Inchi (Plukenetia volubilis) is used in vegetarian diets to provide a plant source for Omega-3 fatty acids. Sacha Inchi was recently featured on the Dr. Oz show for its ability to turbocharge your metabolism and attack belly fat. (Aired on April 30, 2012) On June 7th, 2012 Dr. Oz recommended taking DHA as vital to boost your brain function and protect your memory as early as possible. Epamax contains 600 mg. of DHA from Sacha Inchi, a plant source.