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Old Tue, Apr-17-07, 04:55
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Default Krill oil vs Fish oil

Anyone have any comments or preferences between Krill and fish oil?

Here's some nutrition info for comparison:


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1.00 Softgel
Servings per container: 60.00

Amount Per Serving % Daily Value

Calories 5.00

Calories from Fat 5.00

Total Fat 0.50 g 1%

Vitamin A 50.00 IU 1%

Vitamin E 0.25 IU 1%

Vitamin B6 2.00 mg 100%

Folic Acid 400.00 mcg 100%

Vitamin B12 6.00 mcg 100%

NKO Neptune Krill Oil 500.00 mg *

Omega-3 EPA 75.00 mg *

Omega-3 DHA 45.00 mg *

Omega-6 Fatty Acids 10.00 mg *

Omega-9 Fatty Acids 42.50 mg *

Esterified Astaxanthin 750.00 mcg *

Phospholipids 200.00 mg *

*Daily value not established.

Other ingredients: Gelatin, Glycerin, Water.


Fish oil:

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1.00 Soft Gel
Servings per container: 130.00

Amount Per Serving % Daily Value

Calories 9.00

Calories from Fat 9.00

Total Fat 1.00 g

Vitamin E Natural (d-Alpha Tocopherol) 10.00 IU 33%

Omega-3 Fatty Acids (from fish oil) 600.00 mg *

EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) 300.00 mg *

DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) 200.00 mg *

Other Omega-3s 100.00 mg *

*Daily value not established.

Other ingredients: Soft Gel Shell: Beef gelatin, glycerin, water.

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Old Tue, Apr-17-07, 07:16
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I take fish oil for the EPA and DHA. I aim for more than 1 gram per day. To get that amount, I would have to take 10 of the krill oil gels and only 2 of the fish oil ones.
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Old Tue, Apr-17-07, 09:23
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Dr. Eades has written about Krill oil. Go over to his blog and search on Krill:
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