What is krill oil?
Krill oil is an extract prepared from a tiny, shrimp-like species, known as Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba). It contains the omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), which are also found in Fish Oils, with the Fatty Acid phosphatidylcholine.
What is the difference between fish oil and krill oil?
Krill oil comes from krill and has a distinctive red colour, while yellow Fish oil comes from sardines, tuna and herring.
What is krill oil good for?
Is krill oil good for hair?
Is it safe to take krill oil everyday?
Ideally, you shouldn't take krill oil without the appropriate consultation of your doctor or nutritionist. In addition, be sure not to exceed 5,000mg of DHA & EPA combined from krill supplementation and diet.
What are the side effects of krill oil?
Reported side effects of krill oil include Heartburn & Indigestion, an upset stomach, bloating, diarrhoea and nausea.
Should I take krill oil?
If you have Heart Health issues, then our selection of the best krill oil capsules (below) may prove more effective than fish oil at improving several risk factors for heart disease.