Also indexed as:Antarctic Krill Oil
How to Use It
To improve blood lipid levels, 1 to 3 grams per day has been used. To help PMS and menstrual pain symptoms, 2 grams per day has been used. To reduce symptoms of osteoarthritis, 300 mg per day has been used.
Where to Find It
Krill is not edible seafood; therefore, only dietary supplements are sources for krill oil.
There is no human requirement for krill oil. However, some researchers and doctors believe that most people who eat a typical western diet are likely to be consuming less-than-optimal amounts of EPA and DHA, which are supplied by krill oil.
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