- 500mg Krill Oil per intake
- 66mg of DHA/140mg EPA
- 430mg of phospholipids
- Contains Astaxanthin
- Support for cardiovascular health
- Promotes the health of the nervous system
- Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action
- Promotes eye health
- Promotes cellular health
What is Krill Oil?
Krill Oil by HSN Essential is a capsule supplement that provides an extraordinary source of essential Omega-3 fatty acids, from Krill, (EPA or acid Eicosapentaenoic acid, DHA or docosahexaenoic acid) and includes phospholipids and astaxanthin, a powerful antioxidant that helps to counteract the negative effects of free radicals and promote cellular health.
This small crustacean, similar to a shrimp, is found in Antarctic seas and constitutes a large part of the aquatic population. It is the food of numerous species such as penguins, whales, fish and other animals.
In recent years, Krill oil has gained worldwide popularity because of its high content of Omega-3 essential fatty acids, which is translated as being a cardioprotective product.
What are the properties of Krill Oil?
Krill oil supplements are consumed by millions of people around the world to get the recommended daily doses of essential fatty acids, being one of the fundamental pillars on which to sustain an optimal level of health. Among the most prominent functions we will find its support to raise HDL (good) cholesterol levels, and also its support to the cardiovascular system, reducing the risk of suffering any anomaly, such as heart attack risk, by reducing the concentration of triglycerides in blood.
Benefits from consuming Omega-3
Consumption of Omega-3 fatty acids in adequate amounts within the context of a balanced diet helps to prevent cardiovascular disease because of its ability to lower LDL cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure and raise good HDL cholesterol.
Several studies prove that a diet high in Omega-3 helps raise adiponectin blood levels, which is a hormone with beneficial effects on metabolic processes. That is why, Omega-3 can be beneficial to stabilize blood sugar. In long-term human studies, higher levels of adiponectin are associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes.
The supply of Omega-3 during pregnancy, lactation and childhood is essential both for the correct development of vision and the neuronal tissue of the brain of the child. In addition, therapeutic nutrition highlights its role in the prevention and treatment of several inflammatory diseases, such as arthritis and rheumatism, and in skin disorders such as eczema or psoriasis.
They may also reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration. Omega-3 fatty acids improve cognitive functions such as memory, reasoning, and focus or the ability to concentrate.
A diet high in omega-3 fatty acids has proven to be an ally for reducing the risk of osteoporosis, which is especially high for women after menopause.
Benefits of Krill Oil
As with fish oil, the lipid profile provides support for heart health and blood circulation. In recent years, more consideration is being given to this aspect, and we can see more diets with sources of essential fatty acids present, either from food or via supplementation. The polyunsaturated fatty acids EPA and DHA are responsible for cholesterol balance, encouraging the markers to healthy levels. Astaxanthin is also extremely important for the maintenance of cardiovascular protection, due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Keeping a correct balance between Omega-3 and Omega-6 in our diet will be fundamental, mainly due to the tendency in most diets to favour the ratio towards Omega-6, causing possible imbalances at a physiological and metabolic level. One of the results with negative effects will be to not reduce inflammation, which will cause problems regarding the connective and articular system. With the consumption of Omega-3 we will reduce this wide margin, and an immediate observable effect will be the correct maintenance in plasma of the C-reactive protein, one of the main markers of joint health.
Normal cognitive function is supported by the phospholipids found in krill. These will reinforce several capacities such as memory, attention and mental acuity, as well as acting on improving the person's behaviour, improving his mood and state of mind. The brain matter is constituted around 60% by DHA, hence the importance as a cornerstone of the brain's structure and function.
Support for women
The menstrual health includes different systems of the body, including hormonal balance, mood and energy patterns, as well as physiological symptoms. Most women experience several natural symptoms only a few days before their menstrual cycles begin. Changes in estrogen and progesterone balance may result in changes in mood, swelling, breast tenderness and a worse response to stress. Krill oil, which contains phospholipids that are known to support the production of hormones, can help women to reduce these symptoms due to the menstrual cycle.
Side Effects of Krill Oil
This product is a support for health, however it may produce some negative effects according to the person's situation, and these basically refer to:
- Allergy to one of its components
- Be under a doctors prescription, especially in the case of suffering diabetes
- Suffer from hypertension
- Take blood-thinning medications
If a surgery has to be performed, it should be known that Krill oil dilutes blood, so it is advisable to suppress its consumption about two to three weeks before the operation.
Of course, in case of doubt, it is advisable to consult your doctor.
Who can take Krill Oil?
- Anyone who wishes to enrich their diet with a higher percentage of Omega 3 fatty acids.
- People looking to support the correct brain and cardiovascular function.
- People with a low consumption of blue fish or other omega-3-rich food.
- Pregnant women and elderly people.
- People who seek to have healthy blood cholesterol levels.
- Very beneficial for diabetics and people with metabolic disorders.
Nutritional Facts KRILL OIL 500mg - 120 softgels
|per serviceDaily dose|
|Information KRILL OIL 500mg - 120 softgels|
|Serving's size: 1 softgel|
|Amount per serving|
|Aceite de Krill (Euphasia Superba)||500mg|
|DHA (docosahexaenoic acid)||33mg|
|Epa (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)||70mg|
|Ingredients: *Krill oil (Euphasia Superba) (Superba), gelatine, E422 humectant (glycerol). *Contains crustaceans .|
How to take ACEITE DE KRILL 500mg - 120 veg caps:As a dietary supplement, take 1 softgel twice a day with a meal.
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