Source of EPA, DHA and Omega-3 fatty acids for the maintenance of good health.
Quantity: 60 Capsules
EPA and DHA for the maintenance of good health
• Provides 150 mg of EPA and 66 mg of DHA per daily dose
• Provides 494 mg of phospholipids and 396 mcg of esterified astaxanthin per daily dose
Krill Oil is a blend of omega-3 fatty acids and astaxanthin that helps to maintain good health. The EPA and DHA in krill oil is primarily bound to phospholipids, which may increase their bioavailability in comparison with certain forms of fish oil supplements, due to improved intestinal transport.1,2 Krill naturally contains astaxanthin, which is the carotenoid antioxidant responsible for its red pigmentation.3 Supplementation of 1 g of krill oil (providing 200 mg of EPA and DHA) for 12 weeks better maintained overall health when compared to a placebo in a randomized trial involving 267 adults with borderline to high triglyceride levels.4 Recent research indicates that the unique combination of omega-3 fatty acids, phospholipids, and astaxanthin in krill oil is a good alternative to fish oil.5
500 mg - Krill (Euphausia superba) Body Oil
65 mg - EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)
35 mg - DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)
120 mg - Total Omega-3 Fatty Acids
195 mg - Phospholipids
375 mcg - Esterified Astaxanthin
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References 1. Barros, MP, Poppe, SC, Bondan, EF. Nutrients. 2014; 6: 1293-1317. 2. Schuchardt, JP, Schneider, I, Meyer, H, Neubronner, J, von Schacky, C, Hahn, A. Lipids in Health and Disease. 2011; 10:145. 3. Gammone, MA, Riccioni, G, D’Orazio, N. Food & Nutrition Research. 2015; 59: 26762. 4. Berge, K, Musa-Veloso, K, Harwood, M, Hoem, N, Burri, L. Nutrition Research. 2014; 34: 126-133. 5. Bunea, R, El Farrah, K, Deutsch, L. Alternative Medicine Review. 2004; 9(4): 420-428.
Krill Body Oil, EPA, DHA, Total Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Phospholipids, Esterified Astaxanthin
Adults: Take two (2) capsules daily with a meal or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use. Hypersensitivity / allergy to shellfish has been known to occur; in which case, discontinue use.