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What is krill oil?

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Krill oil contains EPA and DHA, the same omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil, although usually in smaller amounts. The effects of krill oil have not been researched as thoroughly as those of other fish oil.

SOURCES:

Alternative Medicine Review, April 2010.

Antarctic Krill Conservation Project.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

University of Massachusetts Medical School: "Preventing Heart and Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 29, 2019

SOURCES:

Alternative Medicine Review, April 2010.

Antarctic Krill Conservation Project.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

University of Massachusetts Medical School: "Preventing Heart and Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 29, 2019

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