Overview
There is widespread recognition that diet plays a vital role in both Health and Wellness as well as in the development of Chronic Disease. People on a global basis share the experience of challenging life style and its impact on health. Increased emphasis on science is supporting the growth of healthier 'Functional Food' and 'New Product Development'. Formulating food for health is one of the leading trends in the food industry. Foods that deliver a well-recognized health benefit to consumers are now a significant Market Opportunity. The trend towards healthier eating is apparent as products for health and well being are increasing in demand in the market place.

Omega-3 fatty acids have emerged as the most talked about ingredients in the functional ingredients arena. The ever-increasing Scientific Validation of their functionality has kept them in the spotlight of media, resulting in its transformation to become the hottest industry trend.

The imbalance of essential fatty acid ratio has led to increase in ailments/diseases like Cancer, Heart Diseases, Allergies, Diabetes and other afflictions. Technological Developments of the last one hundred years have contributed to a shift in fat consumption patterns, found mainly in products made with hydrogenated vegetable oils. Technological Developments such as food processing have also depleted much of the ALA (Alpha Linolenic Acid) content from food further contributing to an imbalanced Omega-6 to Omega-3 ratio.

Ensigns Diet Care
is pioneering the concept of fortifying foods with Omega-3 for preventive health care. We have developed various products of Omega-3, sourced from Flax seed under the brand name “ALPHALITE”