While some people may choose to take a fish oil supplement, you may prefer Krill Oil. Either way, they are both good sources of those healthy nutrients, Omega-3 fatty acids, which are known for their beneficial effects on heart health and inflammatory conditions such as mild arthritis.
Krill are miniscule, prawn-like creatures and one type in particular, known as Antarctic Krill (Euphausia superba), contains high levels of the beneficial Omega-3 fatty acids called eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).
Why choose krill oil?
Krill Oil delivers Omega-3 fatty acids to the body in the form of a phospholipid, which is believed to assist with the absorption of the fatty acids. In addition, Krill Oil contains high levels of an antioxidant called astaxanthin, which may help to protect the body from harmful free radical damage.