Udo’s Choice Ultimate oil Blend is an excellent vegetarian source of DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) (algae-derived). DHA is an omega-3 fatty acid that is essential for the proper functioning of our brains as adults, and for the development of our nervous system and visual abilities during the first six months of life. Supportive but not conclusive research shows that consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. The Benefits of DHA Throughout the Lifecycle Docosahexaenoic acid, DHA, is an omega-3 fatty acid that is found throughout the body. More specifically, it is a major structural fat in the brain and eyes and a key component of the heart. Numerous studies confirm that everyone, from infants to adults, benefits from an adequate supply of DHA.