Krill oil may be the next leader in the wonderful world of omega 3 fatty acids Researchers argue that krill oil can be superior to fish oils, the traditional
source of omega 3 fatty acids.
Thanks to the media and public awareness strategies, probably every one
of us today realizes the importance of following a healthy lifestyle- focusing
on the diet and being physically active. With this awareness, there has also
been a marked improvement in the growth of the supplement industry.
Dietary supplements including essentials like vitamins iron and omega 3 fatty acids
can help replenish the body's requirements for the essentials, thereby reducing
the risk of deficiency diseases.
What is Krill Oil?
Krill oil is basically oil extracted from a species of a tiny, shrimp
like creature. Turns out, krill oil is an amazing storehouse of many important
nutrients. While fish oil is being used as a popular ingredient in many dietary
supplements, especially omega 3 fatty acids, krill oil could prove to be a
Krill Oil Dosage
The dosage for any dietary supplement, including krill oil, is mostly
dependent upon the age of the individual, the sex, the presence of certain
health conditions etc. It is therefore, important to seek medical advice before
starting the intake of krill oil as a dietary supplement.
Krill Oil Benefits
Krill oil supplements can be particularly helpful in-
Maintaining a healthy heart
Maintaining the blood sugar levels
Reducing the signs of ageing
Promoting joint health
Supporting concentration and memory
Protecting cell membranes
Maintaining healthy liver
Boosting the immune system
Promoting healthy brain
Krill Oil Supplements
Krill oil supplements are rich in fatty acids which play an important
role in reducing blood cholesterol
levels, swelling and can be particularly helpful in preventing certain major
health conditions such as hypertension, stroke, cancer, heart disease,
premenstrual syndrome, depression
stroke and more.
Krill Oil Side effects
When used as per the dosage recommended by a practitioner, taking krill
oil supplements rarely has side effects. However, pregnant women and people
suffering from seafood allergies should be cautious before taking krill oil
supplements. Krill oil is also thought to slow down blood clotting, which can
be a serious issue for patients having undergone surgery or are considering
A few other side effects, similar to those
observed after use of fish oil supplements, such as heartburn, loose stools,
nausea, bad breath etc, are noted.