Reasons for taking this product?
Omega-3s that come from krill are more easily assimilated by the organism than omega-3s that come from fish oils. This product is an interesting alternative for people who have trouble digesting fish oils or who have difficulties swallowing big omega-3 softgels, Furthermore, krill provides astaxanthin, a strong antioxidant that protects against oxidative stress. It is the astaxanthin that gives the krill its nice red color, This krill oil comes from krill that was captured in the pure and glacial waters of Antarctica, and was extracted by the local Quebec-based company that specializes in krill, Neptune Technologies, A vanilla flavor was added to help diminish the fishy aftertaste, All Adrien Gagnon omega-3 are analyzed for over 95 various contaminants (heavy metals, bacteria, PCBs, pesticides, oxidation, etc) and comply with the most strict pharmaceutical quality and purity norms.
For those who have trouble swallowing the big fish oil softgels,For those who do not eat fish,For those who want the added benefits of krill oil, It is recommended to consume between 1.1 to 1.6 g of Omega 3 daily, for both men and women. To reach these recommended intakes, we must consume three fatty fish meals per week or turn to supplements, Health Canada recommendsthat pregnant women limit their consumption of fish to once a week, in order to reduce the risks of heavy metal contamination; therefore, they should resort to supplements in order to meet their daily nutritional needs. DHA is critically important for proper brain, eye and nerve development in the fetus.
Each softgel contains Krill oil [Euphausia superba]: 500 mg; Providing: ; Total Omega-3: 150 mg; EPA (acide eicosapentaénoïque / eicosapentaenoic acid): 75 mg; DHA (acide docosahexaénoïque / docosahexaenoic acid): 45 mg; Phospholipids: 210 mcg; Esterified Astaxanthin: 500 mcg
Dosage : Adults: Take 2 softgels daily.
- Hypersensitivity/allergy has been known to occur with shellfish; if this occurs, discontinue use.
- Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.