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Krill Oil Capsules | 500mg Softgels | Omega 3 Fatty Acids + Astaxanthin

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    What is Krill Oil?

    Krill Oil is a mixture of the omega 3 fatty acids Eicosapentaenoic Acid and Docosahexaenoic Acid. These fatty acids, otherwise known as EPA and DHA, are also found in fish oil supplements. However, because these fatty acids found in Krill Oil are in the form of phospholipids, most notably phosphatidylcholine, it is widely accepted that Krill Oil has improved bioavailability in comparison to that of standard fish oil supplements.

    The Krill Oil included in these softgel capsules is harvested from Euphausia Superba (Krill) found in the Antarctic Ocean. This Krill Oil supplement includes essential Omega-3 fatty acids, high phospholipid content as well as a powerful antioxidant known as Astaxanthin.

    Nootropics Depot's Krill Oil Capsules are Non-GMO, 100% USDA Organic and Friend Of The Sea verified.

    Krill Oil Benefits

    Krill Oil benefits and uses may include:

      • Support cardiovascular health
      • Support cognitive function
      • Support joint health
      • Support gastric health
      • Support a healthy metabolism
      • Support healthy stress levels and promote feelings of well-being

    Krill Oil Studies

      • Supplemental Krill Oil may be neuroprotective: Research suggests a benefit of Krill Oil may be its ability to act as a neuroprotector. One animal study suggests that the DHA found in a Krill Oil supplement may have more antioxidant power on a rat's brain than the DHA found in Fish Oil supplements. Additionally, a 2013 UCLA study concluded that the the combination of an omega 3 supplement and vitamin D supplement may reduce deposits of amyloid plaque in the brain.
      • Krill Oil capsules as a natural nootropic: Krill Oil is also gaining popularity as a natural nootropic supplement. Researchers have noted that the Phospholipids found in krill oil has increased performance in a radial maze tests in adult rats.
      • Krill Oil supplements may support cardiovascular health: Research has confirmed a Krill Oil supplement increases the omega-3 content of cardiac tissue in rats.
      • Krill Oil support joint health and act as an anti-inflammatory: In one human study, Krill Oil was noted to have significantly improved WOMAC (Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index) ratings by 20.3-28.9.

    Krill Oil vs. Fish Oil: Which is Better?

    While both Krill Oil and Fish Oil provide the Omega 3 Fatty Acids known as DHA and EPA as well as other distinct benefits, Krill Oil is unique because of the following:

    • Bioavailability of Krill Oil: Krill Oil's omega 3 fatty acids are attached to phospholipids whereas Fish Oil's omega 3 fatty acids are attached to triglycerides. This means that Krill Oil is easier for our intestines to absorb. As a result, a smaller Krill Oil dosage is required for the same Omega 3 health benefits in comparison to that of Fish Oil.
    • Improved Taste of Krill Oil: Fish Oil is notorious for an unpalatable, fishy after-flavor. Generally, Krill Oil capsules are smaller and easier to swallow due to the smaller, necessary dosage.
    • Stability of Krill Oil: Krill Oil contains Astaxanthin, a powderful antioxidant thats acts as natural free radical scavenger. This means that astaxanthin helps prevent spoiling. 
    • Purity of Krill Oil: Krill has a shorter lifespan and is harvested in the Antarctic ocean which is the cleanest ocean on the planet. Additionally, Krill is at the bottom of the food chain and feed off of phytoplankton instead of other fish that may have accumulated mercury or other potential toxins.
    • Sustainability of Krill Oil: It is estimated that only 1% of Krill are harvested each year making it considerably more sustainable than fish oil sources such as cod or salmon. In fact, the biomass of Krill is more than double than that of human beings. Moreover, the Antarctic krill population is highly monitored by The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (otherwise known as CCAMLR).

    Krill Oil Supplement Facts

    Serving Size: 1 Softgel Capsule Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
    Calories 5  
    Calories from Fat 5  
    Total Fat 0.5g 1%
    Pure Krill Oil 500mg *
    Phospholipids 200mg *
    Total Omega-3 120mg *
        EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) 57mg *
        DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) 35mg *
    Other Omega-3 28mg *
    Total Astaxanthin 350mcg *

    *No Daily Value Established

    Ingredients: Krill Oil  

    Other Ingredients: Gelatin, Glycerin, Purified Water, Sorbitol

    Krill Oil Dosage

    As a dietary supplement, take one to two 500mg Krill oil capsules daily.

    Where to Buy Krill Oil Supplements?

    Nootropics Depot offers 60ct. jars of high quality Krill Oil Capsules (500mg). Nootropics Depot's Krill Oil has been lab-tested and verified for both product purity and identity.

    To gain more insight, read the Krill Oil reviews and experiences below.

    You may also like our fish oil supplements.

    ATTENTION: People with seafood allergy, coagulopathy or taking anticoagulants or other medications should notify their physician and be tested prior to taking fish oil supplements. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

    Sources:

      • https://examine.com/supplements/krill-oil/
      • http://www.foxnews.com/health/2015/06/30/health-benefits-krill-oil-5-ways-supplement-trumps-regular-fish-oil.html
      • https://www.honeycolony.com/article/incredible-benefits-krill-oil/
      • http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/vitamin-d-omega-3-may-help-clear-242465
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    1. Smells like a healthy saltwater aquarium imho

      In my humble opinion it smelled something from the sea upon first open, but not rancid fish oil. I've tried one other brand of krill oil, and opening that bottle didn't leave an impression. After using the ND krill oil over time however, the aquarium smell faded and only the smell of softgel filled bottle remained. on 1st Aug 2017

    2. Love everything from ND, but this

      The krill oil smelled pretty strongly of fish, which is generally isn't a good sign. I've been happy with everything from this company other than this. Not the worst krill oil I've had, but I probably won't get krill oil here again. Still really happy with the company as a whole.

      ND Admin: Krill oil naturally has a fishier smell than fish oil does. It does not mean it is rancid. All our fish oils are tested for peroxide values before we okay them for sale. They also contain astaxanthin, which protects them from oxidation.
      on 14th May 2017

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