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Krill Oil - 500mg

Easy-swallow, sustainably sourced pure Antarctic krill oil to support your brain, eye, heart and liver health.* Read full description
60 capsules
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$36.95
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Key features
  • Support your brain, eyes and heart
  • Sustainably sourced, pure Antarctic krill oil
  • Vanilla flavoured, easy-swallow capsules

    Description

    What is krill oil?

    Similar to prawns, krill are tiny crustaceans (about the size of your little finger) that live at the bottom of the marine food chain and feed on nutrient-rich algae. Krill float around in huge swarms that can turn the ocean into a pinkish-red colour. There are about 500 million tons of krill in the Southern Ocean and each can live for up to 10 years! The world's krill is even more than twice the total weight of all humans on earth! Krill oil is rich in astaxanthin and marine phospholipids; the presence of these important nutrients sets krill oil apart from standard fish oils. Astaxanthin is a type of carotenoid and natural antioxidant that gives krill oil its deep red colour and protects its nutrients from oxidation. Marine phospholipids act as a natural emulsifier to aid in the digestion of the omega 3 fatty acids DHA and EPA naturally present in krill oil. These fatty acids are transported and integrated into cell membranes quicker and more efficiently - the reason why krill oil is thought to be more easily absorbed than standard fish oils.

    Why choose Healthspan's High Strength Krill Oil 500mg capsules?

    Our krill oil is sourced from the cold and unpolluted waters of the Antarctic, in a sustainable and traceable manner. It is certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC); our partner Aker Biomarine works closely with MSC, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) and the Norwegian World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to promote the sustainable management of marine resources and minimise the impact on the environment. Read more about Healthspan's commitment to sustainability here. High Strength Krill Oil 500mg is extracted exclusively from Euphausia superba, an Antarctic krill species rich in omega 3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), as well as phospholipids, astaxanthin and choline. The phospholipid-bound omega 3 fatty acids are water dispersible, making them gentler on the stomach and better absorbed, ensuring a successful delivery to key parts of your body, such as the brain, heart, eyes and liver. Our capsules not only are easy to digest (no reflux!) and easily absorbed - they also are scented with vanilla flavouring to ensure they don't smell or taste fishy. Finally, we make them small so are easy for you to swallow.

     

    Made in Europe.

     

    *The beneficial effect for brain and eyes is obtained with a daily intake of 250mg of DHA. The beneficial effect for heart is obtained with a daily intake of 250mg of EPA and DHA. The beneficial effect for liver is obtained with at least 82.5mg of Choline per day.

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    Information table

    ActivesPer capsule
    Pure Antarctic Krill Oil500mg
    providing 
    Marine Phospholipids205mg
    Choline22.5mg
    Astaxanthin50µg
    Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids115mg
    of which DHA32mg
    and EPA62mg
    µg = micrograms 

    Ingredients and potential allergens

    Antarctic Krill Oil (Crustacean), Capsule Shell (Gelatin, Glycerin, E420, Ethyl Vanillin).       

    Directions of use

    Swallow two to four capsules daily with water, or the dosage advised by a healthcare professional. Can be taken at the same time or as a divided dose. Recommended intake should not be exceeded.

    Warnings and additional information

    If you are taking any prescribed medication or have any medical conditions always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking vitamins or supplements.

    Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

    Store in a cool dry place, in original packaging, out of sight and reach of young children.

    If you experience an adverse reaction, stop taking the supplement and seek medical advice.

    We're all different. Sometimes a supplement will suit one person but not another. If a product doesn't suit you, stop taking it and we'll be delighted to help you find an alternative.

    Made in Europe for Healthspan Ltd PO Box 64 Guernsey GY1 3BT

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