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Krill Oil (Omega 3 EPA/DHA) 500mg / 60 Caps

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Krill Oil (Omega 3 EPA/DHA) 500mg / 60 Caps

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Krill Oil is sourced from Antarctic krill (Euphausiasuperba) a small, shrimp-like crustacean that exists in large swarms. It attains an individual maximum size of 2 inches and feeds mainly on phytoplankton or sea ice algae, it contains a host of nutrients, Vitamin E, Canthaxanthin, Omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA. 

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Krill is the staple food of many mammals, fish and seabirds in the Southern Oceans. Krill oil is a natural source of the red carotenoid astaxanthin, which is derived from the micro-algae food source of the Antarctic krill. Astaxanthin is responsible for the red colour of krill and other crustaceans such as lobster, shrimp and salmon. Much of the commercial fish farming industry no longer use this natural carotenoid, with synthetic astaxanthin added to fish feed to improve the colour of the fish instead.
Our suppliers are committed to maintaining the sustainability of Krill within the strict guidelines of CCAMLR (The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) 

Krill Oil

  • A rich source of Omega 3 fatty acids.
  • More efficiently absorbed by the body than Fish Oil.
  • Krill Oil fatty acid content can help lower cholesterol.
  • Contains Astaxanthin - one of the most powerful antioxidants known to man.
  • Astaxanthin (a carotenoid) also provides anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Contains Choline, an essential neurotransmitter, and one which is short in the diet of many people in the Western World.
  • Choline also helps maintain normal liver function.
  • Antarctic Krill are natural sources of EPA, DHA (fatty acids), Astaxanthin, and Choline.
  • Ingredients in our Krill Oil are present in naturally-occurring levels.
  • Each capsule provides 500mg of Krill Oil.
  • Suitable for the whole family: Men, Women, Children and the Elderly.

Superior to normal fish oil with much better absorption 
You can take 1/5 the dose – two small capsules rather than 10 large ones. The phospholipid binding increases the bioavailability of the omega-3s, improves the omega-3 to omega-6 ratio and supports healthy cell membrane functioning.*

Antioxidants 
Unique antioxidants – including astaxanthin and a novel marine flavonoid – may protect you from damaging free radicals.

Pollution-Free 
Krill are at the bottom of the food chain and collected far from pollution in the pristine seas surrounding Antarctica. So you don't have to worry about unsafe accumulations of mercury, PCBs, heavy metals or other toxins that low-quality fish oil products may contain.

Stability 
Krill Oil is more stable and more resistant to rancidity than conventional fish oils.* This means it will last longer. It will last for TWO years at room temperature. (Please do not refrigerate.)

Clean Good Taste: Although fish oil consumption commonly leads to side effects of fishy aftertaste, reflux or belching of fish flavours, this has not occurred with Krill Oil. 

Renewable Food Source /Sustainability: Krill represent a renewable, sustainable and environmentally positive nutrition source. They are the largest biomass in the ocean and there is simply no risk of causing them to perish from over-harvesting.

Omega 3 (EPA/DHA) contributes to:

  • The maintenance of normal brain function.
  • The maintenance of normal vision.
  • The maintenance of normal cardiac function.
  • The maintenance of normal blood pressure.
  • The maintenance of normal (fasting) blood concentrations of triglycerides.

Attributes of Krill Oil

  1. Phospholipids & Omega-3: Krill Omega-3 fatty acids are bound to phospholipids where it is considered that they are more efficiently absorbed via the small intestines with the phospholipid complex readily absorbed into the cell membranes. Other sources of Omega-3 fatty acids are bound to triglycerides, which are insoluble and require bile salts for their emulsification and absorption via the lymphatic system.
    A study of the metabolic effects of krill and fish oil found comparable dietary sources of Omega-3 fatty acids when assessing plasma concentrations. Despite the lower levels of EPA and DHA in krill, researchers found no statistical significance in levels with their findings, indicating an increased bio-availability of krill to that of fish oil.

  2. Phosphatidyl Choline: Krill phospholipids contain choline, an essential nutrient, and neurotransmitter precursor important to brain and muscle tissue. Phosphatidylcholine participates in fatty acid transport in the blood and across membranes. Choline intake is important, starting in early life during foetal development and continuing where a deficiency of choline is linked to areas of dysfunction, including elevated homocysteine, memory, growth and hepatic disorders. Dietary intake of Choline may be low in many people. Major food sources are liver, eggs and wheat germ.

  3. Astaxanthin: Astaxanthin is a carotenoid molecule with powerful antioxidant activity found in krill oil. It is profoundly protective to the endothelium of all blood vessels and also to the tissue of the retina. Researchers have identified a number of other health benefits from the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of astaxanthin.

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  • Krill Oil 500mg per capsule.
Which Provides: 
  • Vitamin A 100.0iu 2%
  • Phospholipids (Omega-3 rich) 420.0mg
  • EPA 150.0mg
  • DHA 90.0mg
  • Astaxanthin 1.5mg

Non-Active Ingredients:
Non-GMO & Free From: 
Wheat; yeast, starch, gluten; lactose; added colourings, sweeteners & preservatives.

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  • Take 1-2 capsules daily, or take as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

WARNING: If you are allergic to shellfish, have a blood coagulation disorder, or are taking anticoagulants such as Warfarin (Coumadin), do not use Krill Oil. Also, Krill Oil is very stable and will last up to 2 years. However, do not store it in the freezer or refrigerator; extended exposure to temperatures higher than 100 degrees or lower than 50 degrees diminish the effectiveness of the phospholipid ingredients. 

If there is any deficiency of the liver, or if you are on antithrombotic medicine please consult a doctor first and take no more than 1 capsule per day. This product is derived from shellfish and therefore should not be taken by people with sensitivities to shellfish or fish. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, the omega-3 fatty acids found in Krill Oil might interact with certain medications, including blood-thinning medications, cholesterol-lowering medications and cyclosporine.

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  • Brand: Ancient Purity.
  • Capsule Size: 500mg.
  • Quantity: 60.
  • Container: Plastic Tub or Miron Dark Violet Glass.
  • Estimated shelf life from purchase: 2 years.
  • Storage: Keep in a cool dry place, keep out of reach of children. 

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