Krill is a marine crustacean similar to shrimp. Nutrient-rich krill oil is thought to be more powerful traditional fish oil, and has a fatty acid structure that is better absorbed in the body when compared to fish oil. Krill oil is naturally high in of omega-3 fatty acids, especially DHA (Docosahexaenic acid), and EPA (Eicosapentaenic acid), and also contains choline, a phospholipid, and astaxanthin, an antioxidant. The nutrient profile of krill oil supports cardiovascular health and optimal brain function.
The omega-3 complex in krill oil supports cardiovascular health by increasing good cholesterol, deceasing bad cholesterol and triglycerides levels, and maintaining healthy blood pressure. Omega-3 fatty acids and choline are essential nutrients for proper brain development and functions such as cognition, memory, mood and behavior. Krill oil promotes overall health by aiding to balance blood sugar levels, regulating hormone levels, and boosting the immune system.*