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Shopping For Vegan EPA & DHA Supplements In America

PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2012 1:36 pm
by beforewisdom
In this thread a representative of Nuique, a British company that sells vegan EPA & DHA supplements pointed out that I made a mistake in calculating price per dose for their product. I couldn't fix my mistake there as the thread was locked after the Nuique representative had the last post.

So, I am correcting it here. The correction doesn't change the rankings of Nuique's supplement if you are shopping by price or dosage.....as a shopper from America.

Here goes my breakdown, as a shopper from the United States.

Nuique offers a "buy 2 get 1 free" deal. Since they have done so ever since I bought from them my comparisons are based on what you pay and you get for 3 bottles. Results of my shopping trip are listed in ascending order by price. foodsforlife previously mentioned differences in quality to account for price differences. foodsforlife may care to reiterate those quality differences here and let people decide for themselves if those differences are worth the higher price

OVega at Amazon U.S.
http://www.amazon.com/Amerifit-Nutritio ... sbs_misc_1
$14.87 per bottle, 60 capsules per bottle
1 capsule EPA - 130mg DHA - 320mg
$44.61 for 3 bottles
$2.97 total shipping
$47.58 total: 3 bottles: 180 capsules: EPA 23,400 mg DHA 57,600 mg


Nuique at their site
http://www.nuique.com/omega3/
$29.15 per bottle, 60 capsules per bottle
Buy 2 bottles, get the third for free
1 capsule EPA - 50mg DHA - 200mg
$7.50 total shipping
$65.80 total: 3 bottles: 180 capsules: EPA: 9,000 mg DHA 36,000 mg


Omega 3 Zen at Vegan Essentials ( a U.S. based mail order site )
http://store.veganessentials.com/o-mega ... p3403.aspx
$22.95 per bottle, 40 capsules per bottle
1 capsule EPA - 100mg DHA - 200 mg
$68.85 for 3 bottles
$6.95 total shipping
$75.80 total: 3 bottles: 120 capsules: EPA: 12,000 mg DHA 24,000 mg

Note: Different Americans may get slightly different results as various online companies
these days offer different prices by location of the user, browser and operating
system.