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Krill Oil

Krill is a tiny shrimp-like marine crustacean species found in all the oceans of the world. Krill oil offers several advantages over other fish oils. It has a much higher antioxidant content, including vitamins A and E and Astaxanthin.

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Krill Oil Info

Krill is a tiny shrimp-like marine crustacean species found in all the oceans of the world.

Krill oil offers several advantages over other fish oils. Its tiny size means krill cannot store toxins such as mercury, so krill oil is free of the contaminants found in larger fish. It has much higher antioxidant content, including vitamins A and E and astaxanthin. Krill oil also has a higher ratio of Omega 3 to Omega 6 essential fatty acids, so can help redress the disproportionate level of Omega 6s often present in the modern diet.

Krill Oil Benefits

Krill oil supports the heart with its high ratio of bioavailable phospholipids to balance cholesterol and triglyceride metabolism. It may improve brain function, enhancing mental clarity and cognition. Improved hormone health and musculoskeletal function are other important potential benefits of krill oil.

Krill Oil vs Fish Oil

The key factors that separate Krill oil from standard omega 3 fish oil are:

  • Higher antioxidant content – including vitamin A, E and astaxanthin (a carotenoid-like substance).
  • Krill oil has over 47 times more antioxidant protection when compared with standard fish oils.
  • Enhanced bioavailability - Krill contains phospholipid liposomes (little envelopes that carry Omega-3 and antioxidants into the cells) and this enhances the absorption of these important nutrients when compared to triglyceride carriers found in standard fish oils.
  • Better ratio of Omega-3 to Omega-6
  • Greater purity - free of detectable heavy metals, dioxins and pesticides – Krill is sourced from the southern part of the Antarctic Ocean and harvested under strict conditions to ensure Krill are clean and pure.
  • Reflux free – fishy reflux is unlikely to occur after ingestion.

Krill Oil Side Effects

Contraindicated in cases of seafood allergy.

Product Reviews

  • Found this supplement - Red super krill + glucosamine enabled me to have a pain free sleep.

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    Tried a jar of this after experiencing night time hip joint pain. After 4 days of taking 2 a day I noticed an easing of pain at night.
    After a week I no longer woke with pain. Am going for a second jar.

    Kate

    16/11/16

  • can't live without it

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    we have always had fish oil but when our son was diagnose with dyslexia we up to krill oil and haven't looked back. Have tried other products but this is the best for us has it is a small sized capsule, easier to swallow.

    Philippa

    17/10/16

  • very good product

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    Like any other oil you must take it regularly to get results, but this one is high potency & seems to ease joints on a lower dose than others.

    Helen

    4/10/16

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