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Inno-Krill 500mg - Innovite Health

Inno-Krill 500mg - Innovite Health Krill Oil (NKO) has unique properties for better bio-availability (use by bodily cells) than other fish oil product and is clinically proven in double-blind trials to benefit overall good health(4).
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4 Pack $33.74 Buy Now

($134.97 for 4-pack - Buy 3 Get 1 Free)

60 softgels/bottle, 500mg
NPN # 80030058

Key Benefits At A Glance:

  • Lower cholesterol
  • Healthy hair and skin
  • Cardiovascular Support
  • Support Joint Health
  • Potent Antioxidant

Product Description:

Derived from Antarctic krill (a shrimp-like creature inhabiting the cold waters of the Antarctic Ocean), Neptune Krill Oil (NKO®) has clinically demonstrated the ability to protect the heart, act as an anti-inflammatory, alleviate premenstrual symptoms, improve skin health, and support well-being(2).

NKO is rich in omega-3 fatty acids are acclaimed for their heart-healthy properties. NKO is distinct from other marine oils in that the omega-3 fatty acids it contains are attached to phospholipids, which act as superior delivery systems.

Why Inno-Krill?

Improved Absorption

You can take just 1–2 small capsules per day to get the amazing benefits of Inno-Krill NKO. The phospholipid binding increases the bioavailability of the omega-3s, improves the omega-3 to omega-6 ratio and supports healthy cell membrane functioning.

Powerful Antioxidant Protection

Unique antioxidants—including astaxanthin and a novel marine flavonoid—may protect you from the adverse effects and damage caused by free radicals. There is 47 times more anti-oxidant protection in Inno-Krill NKO than in most fish oils.

No Contaminants
As Krill are at the bottom of the food chain and harvested in the pristine Antarctic Ocean you don't have to worry about unsafe accumulations of mercury, heavy metals or other toxins.

Sustainable Resource
Krill are a highly renewable source. They are the largest biomass in the ocean and there is minimal risk of causing them to perish from over-harvesting.

Stability
Inno-Krill NKO is more stable than most fish oils due to the high anti-oxidant level. This means it won't oxidize in your body or go rancid.

Fishy Reflux-Free (no fishy burp)
There have been no reported cases of reflux or other adverse effects even at high dosages.

Validated
NKO is the only Antarctic krill oil product that's been clinically tested to have proven health benefits at market daily reference intakes (DRI)(2). These results are published in peer-reviewed journals.

Other Reasons:
• Validated safety & stability
• No trans fat
• GMP manufactured
• Multinational regulatory approval
• Worldwide issued patents

Inno-Krill gives you 1000 mg of 100% pure NKO per softgel.

Krill Oil

Krill Oil is made from Krill (are we stating the obvious here?), or Euphausia Superba, a shrimp-like crustacean considered by some to be the largest biomass in the world. Krill is well known to be fundamental to the survival of almost all species living in the Antarctic or sub antarctic waters.

Given its abundant medicinal properties, it may soon be considered fundamental to the survival of all species. Krill is best known as a significant source of omega 3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. These 20 and 22 carbon molecules are difficult to convert from plant based ALA within the body and external sources until now have been primarily limited to fish oils.

One concern with fish oil is that we do not have an unlimited supply and at some point we will exhaust our resources. Krill, being so important to the Antarctic eco-system is extremely well regulated to ensure it is harvested sustainably.

The sustainability of krill is not the only factor that sets it apart from fish oil. Yes, they are both high in animal based Omega 3 fatty acids, but Krill also contains phospholipids. Attached the the omega 3 fatty acids, these phospholipids are said to significantly increase the potency or bio-availability of both EPA and DHA, meaning we don't need to take us much of the oil to get the same benefit. Another proposed benefit to Krill oil is its high Astaxanthin content. Astaxanthin is a potent antioxidant which allows krill oil to be much more stable than typical fish oil, preventing harmful oxidization both of the oil and within our bodies. Astaxanthin is one of few antioxidants that crosses the blood brain barrier and therefore is particularly useful for protecting the eyes and central nervous system.

What do I use Krill Oil for?

Krill oil is used for the relief and prevention of a wide array of disease processes. Similar to other omega 3 fatty acids have demonstrated beneficial cholesterol lowering effects. Not only has Krill oil been shown to reduce LDL, the "bad cholesterol" as well as triglycerides, being high in EPA and DHA, it has also been shown to increase HDL cholesterol. In addition, promoting high levels of HDL cholesterol, or the "good cholesterol", has just as many implications in preventing atherosclerosis and heart disease as lowering the LDL form. Krill oil has also been shown effective in relieving symptoms of PMS, stabalization of autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthiritis as well various disordered of the central nervous system.

Krill oil does have mild blood thinning effects, so persons on anti-coagulant medications or taking herbs known to increase the risk of bleeding need to use with caution. Krill is contraindicated in individuals with fish allergy. There is little information on the safety of krill oil during pregnancy and lactation, so for now it is recommended that these individuals avoid use.

Essential Fats

Omega 3-6-9 oils are a combination of three types of essential fatty acids. "Essential" means that the body does not produce the fatty acids on its own and therefore they must be taken in through the diet. The standard North American diet is deficient in essential fatty acids, especially omega 3s. Every cell needs essential fatty acids for its cell membrane where the fats make the important barrier that lets other molecules into and out of the cell.

Without the healthy fats cells become porous and chemical or nutrient imbalances can occur. The essential fats also produce chemical messengers, such as hormones, in the body thus, omega 3-6-9 oils help to optimize hormone levels in both men and women. Essential fatty acids have been used to relieve eczema, psoriasis, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, atherosclerosis, hypertension, cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, menopause and PMS. They also improve hair and skin, prevent blood clots, improve memory and regulate hormone levels.

Some combination oils include fish oils derived from fish such as herring, cod, mackerel, tuna or salmon. These oils give the added benefit of containing docosahexanoic acid, DHA, and eicosapentaenoic acid, EPA, two other types of omega 3 fatty acids. DHA is an essential component of the brain and central nervous system. It seems to concentrate in areas where there is lots of electrical activity such as the synaptosomes, where nerve cells communicate, and the photoreceptors of the eye. This is why a deficiency of DHA can result in poor brain development, attention/deficit hyperactivity disorder, learning disorders, memory problems and poor visual development. EPA is an important fatty acid in the maintenance of cardiovascular health and the regulation of inflammation. EPA is a precursor to a series of chemicals whose job it is to regulate the inflammatory effects of arachidonic acid. Too much arachidonic acid leads to pain and inflammation in conditions such as arthritis. Arachidonic acid also causes inflammation in arteries and leads to the development of atherosclerotic plaques. Deficiency of EPA can result in cardiac arrhythmias, high cholesterol and excessive aging. EPA has been used for heart disease, arthritis and other inflammatory conditions.

Why are they Essential?

Omega-3s (and omega-6s) are termed essential fatty acids (EFAs) because they are critical for good health. However, the body cannot make them on its own. For this reason, omega-3s must be obtained from food, thus making outside sources of these fats "essential."

Although the body needs both omega-3s and omega-6s to thrive, most people consume far more 6s than 3s. Hardly a day goes by, however, without reports of another health benefit associated with omega-3s. For this reason, many experts recommend consuming a better balance these two EFAs.

Supplement Facts:

2 softgel dosage contains:

1000mg 100% pure NKO providing:
Vitamin A
100IU
Vitamin E
0.50IU
Omega-3 fatty acids
300mg
EPA 150mg
DHA 90mg
Omega-6 fatty acids
20mg
Omega-9 factty acids
 100mg
Phospholipids 400mg
Astaxanthin
1.26mg
Choline
74mg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Ingredients: Fish gelatin from tilapia scales, purified water

Suggested Dose And Usage:

Take two softgels daily with a meal or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.

Warnings And Contraindications:

May contain traces of fish or seafood protein. Not recommended for those with seafood allergies. If you are taking anti-coagulants (blood-thinnes), consult your healthcare practitioner prior to use.

Notice: The products and information found on www.zwell.ca are not intended to replace professional medical advice or treatment.  These statements have been evaluated by Health Canada but have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration at this point.  Our natural health supplements and products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or medical condition.  Individual results may vary.  For the complete disclosure statement click here.

 

Resources :

 

1. Sampalis F, et al. Evaluation of the effects of Neptune Krill Oil on the management of premenstrual  syndrome and dysmenorrhea. Altern Med Rev. 2003 May;8(2):171-9.
http://www.altmedrev.com/publications/8/2/171.pdf

 

2. Deutsch L. Evaluation of the effect of Neptune Krill Oil on chronic inflammation and
arthritic symptoms. J Am Coll Nutr. 2007 Feb;26(1):39-48.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17353582

 

3. Schuchardt JP, et al. Incorporation of EPA and DHA into plasma phospholipids in response to different omega-3 fatty acid formulations--a comparative bioavailability study of fish oil vs. krill oil. Lipids Health Dis. 2011 Aug 22;10:145.
http://www.lipidworld.com/content/10/1/145

 

4. Ulven SM, et al. Metabolic effects of krill oil are essentially similar to those of fish oil but at lower dose of EPA and DHA, in healthy volunteers. Lipids. 2011 Jan;46(1):37-46. Epub 2010 Nov 2.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11745-010-3490-4

 

5. Maki KC, et al. Krill oil supplementation increases plasma concentrations of eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids in overweight and obese men and women. Nutr Res. 2009 Sep;29(9):609-15.
http://www.nrjournal.com/article/S0271-5317(09)00161-4/abstract

 

6. Bunea R, El Farrah K, Deutsch L. Evaluation of the effects of Neptune Krill Oil on the clinical course of hyperlipidemia. Altern Med Rev. 2004 Dec;9(4):420-8.
http://www.altmedrev.com/publications/9/4/420.pdf

 

7. Fosshaug LE, et al. Krill oil attenuates left ventricular dilatation after myocardial infarction in rats. Lipids Health Dis. 2011 Dec 29;10:245.
http://www.lipidworld.com/content/10/1/245

 

8. Burri L, et al. Differential effects of krill oil and fish oil on the hepatic transcriptome in mice. Front Genet. 2011 Jul 12;2:45. eCollection 2011.
http://www.frontiersin.org/Nutrigenomics/10.3389/fgene.2011.00045/abstract

 

9. Ferramosca A, et al. A krill oil supplemented diet suppresses hepatic steatosis in high-fat fed rats. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e38797. Epub 2012 Jun 7.
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0038797

 

10. Vigerust NF, et al. Krill oil versus fish oil in modulation of inflammation and lipid metabolism in mice transgenic for TNF-α. Eur J Nutr. 2013 Jun;52(4):1315-25. Epub 2012 Aug 25.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00394-012-0441-2

 

11. Wibrand K, et al. Enhanced cognitive function and antidepressant-like effects after krill oil supplementation in rats. Lipids Health Dis. 2013 Jan 25;12:6.
http://www.lipidworld.com/content/12/1/6

 

12. Konagai C, et al. Effects of krill oil containing n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in phospholipid form on human brain function: a randomized controlled trial in healthy elderly volunteers. Clin Interv Aging. 2013;8:1247-57. Epub 2013 Sep 19.
http://www.dovepress.com/effects-of-krill-oil-containing-n-3-polyunsaturated-fatty-acids-in-pho-peer-reviewed-article-CIA

 

13. Tandy S, et al. Dietary krill oil supplementation reduces hepatic steatosis, glycemia, and hypercholesterolemia in high-fat-fed mice. J Agric Food Chem. 2009 Oct 14;57(19):9339-45.
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jf9016042

 

14. Ierna M, et al. Supplementation of diet with krill oil protects against experimental rheumatoid arthritis. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010 Jun 29;11:136.
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/11/136

 

15. Banni S, et al. Krill oil significantly decreases 2-arachidonoylglycerol plasma levels in obese subjects. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2011 Jan 30;8(1):7.
http://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/content/8/1/7

 

16. Ferramosca A, Conte L, Zara V. A krill oil supplemented diet reduces the activities of the mitochondrial tricarboxylate carrier and of the cytosolic lipogenic enzymes in rats. J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl). 2012 Apr;96(2):295-306. Epub 2011 Feb 25.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1439-0396.2011.01135.x/abstract;jsessionid=BDDA2E4DF79D089011084D9B3391B5F1.f01t03

 

17. Piscitelli F, et al. Effect of dietary krill oil supplementation on the endocannabinoidome of metabolically relevant tissues from high-fat-fed mice. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2011 Jul 13;8(1):51.
http://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/content/8/1/51

 

18. Grimstad T, et al. Dietary supplementation of krill oil attenuates inflammation and oxidative stress in experimental ulcerative colitis in rats. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2012 Jan;47(1):49-58. Epub 2011 Nov 30.
http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/00365521.2011.634025

 

19. Kidd PM. Omega-3 DHA and EPA for cognition, behavior, and mood: clinical findings and structural-functional synergies with cell membrane phospholipids. Altern Med Rev. 2007 Sep;12(3):207-27.
http://www.altmedrev.com/publications/12/3/207.pdf

 

 

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