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Zwell omegaZ (Krill Oil) 1000 mg

Zwell omegaZ (Krill Oil) 1000 mg Zwell’s Krill Oil has unique properties for better bio-availability (use by bodily cells) than other fish oil products.
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($202.17 for 4-pack - Buy 3 Get 1 Free)

60 softgels / bottle
NPN # 80034422

 Key Benefits At A Glance:

  • A pure source of long chain polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA, which is essential for human health and cannot be produced by the body, so must be obtained through food and supplements.
  • Naturally high in astaxanthin, Zwell's Krill Oil is made with a proprietary composition that has 48 times more antioxidant power than regular fish oil.
  • Zwell’s krill oil has unique properties for better bio-availability (use by bodily cells) than other fish oil products
  • In clinical trials, Zwell omegaZ krill oil reduced arthritis pain by 38% and stiffness by 39% in just 4 weeks(3).
  • Zwell Krill Oil is able to reduce total cholesterol and triglycerides, while improving "good" cholesterol to "bad" cholesterol ratios.
  • Zwell Krill Oil was shown to be more effective than regular fish oil, by providing better cholesterol-lowering results at half the daily dosage(6).
  • No “fishy burps” typical of other fish oil supplements
  • Pharmaceutical grade purity, made without artificial flavours or synthetic preservatives.

 

Product Description:

Long chain polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids are essential for optimal nutrition and overall wellness. They reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke and are an important factor in cognitive health and brain function. Since our body is unable to produce omega-3 fats on its own, they must be obtained through our diet. Krill Oil is a rich source of omega-3, as well as a naturally occurring antioxidant, astaxanthin. Similar to fish oil, Krill Oil contains a high amount of Omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) and DHA (Docosahexanoic Acid). EPA and DHA have been found to also improve cognitive performance in healthy subjects and to lower the risk of dementia.

Astaxanthin is famous as a powerful antioxidant, and rightly so. However, studies have also shown that it can reduce eye fatigue related to high screen time, preserve eye structure and function, improve sports performance, and contribute to heart health in various ways including maintaining healthy blood sugar and blood pressure. The newest realm of research on astaxanthin involves dementia, and several human studies have already found that astaxanthin reduces certain markers of dementia.(5-10)

Krill Oil is a unique Omega-3 fatty acid source, compared to fish oils or flaxseed.   Most of the EPA and DHA in Krill Oil exist in the phospholipid form instead of the triglyceride form as those in fish oil. This unique physical characteristic makes krill oil more readily absorbed and therefore more available to your body. Though linolenic acid from flaxseed oil belongs to the omega-3 family, only a very limited portion (less than 5%) can be converted into EPA/ DHA in humans. Therefore, the Omega-3 in krill oil is more efficiently utilized by the human body.

Importantly, Krill Oil is a sustainable source of Omega-3. Krill is a highly renewable resource, with the annual catch being restrictively controlled by international treaty. Zwell’s Krill Oil is harvested from the pure and unpolluted Antarctic Ocean and is therefore free of the contamination that comes with most other sources of Omega-3.

Zwell’s Krill Oil provides 300 mg of potent Omega-3 fatty acids in a safe and effective form.  Also, due to fast absorption, the EPA/DHA contained as phospholipids eliminates the “fishy burps” associated with regular fish oils.

Krill Oil is also very useful in blood lipid management by reducing total cholestrol, LDL cholestrol and triglecyerides and increasing HDL cholestrol ("good" cholestrol). 

Human clinical studies of krill oil in arthritis sufferers are extremely compelling. In one study, a group received 300 mg/day of krill oil, and another group received placebo. At days 7, 14, and 30, C-reactive protein (CRP, a measure of inflammation) and the widely used WOMAC arthritis score were determined(3).

The WOMAC score assesses levels of pain and stiffness in patients with osteoarthritis. After just 7 days of supplementation, CRP was significantly reduced by 19.3% in the krill-supplemented group, while it rose by 15.7% in the placebo group. CRP dropped an additional 30% and 31% at days 14 and 30, respectively, in the krill arm of the study, while it rose by 32% at day 14 in the placebo group. More importantly for the arthritis sufferers, WOMAC severity scores dropped significantly on all three parameters: pain, stiffness, and functional impairment. At 30 days, participants reported a 38% improvement in pain and 39% improvement in stiffness (3).

In addition, Krill oil contains astaxanthin, a natural antioxidant.  Astaxanthin helps prevent the retina from oxidative damage and could potentially be beneficial in the prevention of age-related macular degeneration (ARMD).

Supplement Facts: 

Per softgel capsule -

 Neptune Krill Oil

(Euphasia Superb)

1000 mg
 Omega-3 Fatty Acids 300 mg
    EPA 150 mg
    DHA 75 mg
Omega-6 Fatty Acids 20 mg
Omega-9 Fatty Acids 100 mg
Phospholipids 400 mg
Astaxanthin 1.26 mg
Choline 74 mg
Vitamin A 100 IU
Vitamin E 0.50 IU

 

Non-medicinal ingredients : Gelatin (Softgel capsule shell), glycerin and purified water.

Recommended Dose and Usage:

For the maintenance of good health, children 4+, adolescents and adults take 1 softgel once daily, with or without food. For superior cardiovascular health, cognitive health and joint health benefits, adults take 1-2 softgels daily, with or without food.

Click to view Zwell omegaZ product label.

Warnings and Contraindications:

Omega 3 fatty acids may potentiate the effect of blood thinning medications. If you are taking, or will be taking blood thinning medications, consult a licensed health care practitioner before beginning Zwell omegaZ krill oil. 

This product is not suitable for those with allergies to shellfish.

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References

(1) Brunswick Laboratories, 6 Thacher Lane, Wareham, MA 02571. Boxin Ou, Principal Research Scientist. U.S. Department of Agriculture (http://www.ars.usda.gouv/nutrientdata)
(2) http://www.neptunebiotech.com/products/nko
(3) Luisa Deutsch, MD, MSc, Evaluation of the Effect of Neptune Krill Oil on Chronic Inflammation and Arthritic Symptoms. Dept of Behavioural Sciences & Health Research, UHN, Toronto, ON
(4) http://www.neptunebiotech.com/research/cardiovascular-health
(5) Piermarocchi S, Saviano S, Parisi V, Tedeschi M, Panozzo G, Scarpa G, Boschi G, Lo Giudice G; Carmis Study Group. Carotenoids in Age-related Maculopathy Italian Study (CARMIS): two-year results of a randomized study. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2012 Mar-Apr;22(2):216-25.
(6) Preuss HG, Echard B, Yamashita E, Perricone NV. High dose astaxanthin lowers blood pressure and increases insulin sensitivity in rats: are these effects interdependent? Int J Med Sci. 2011 Feb 9;8(2):126-38.
(7) Saito M, Yoshida K, Saito W, Fujiya A, Ohgami K, Kitaichi N, Tsukahara H, Ishida S, Ohno S. Astaxanthin increases choroidal blood flow velocity. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2012 Feb;250(2):239-45.
(8) Sawaki K, et al. (2002) Sports performance benefits from taking natural astaxanthin characterized by visual activity and muscle improvements in humans. Journal of Clinical Therapeutics & Medicine 18(9): 73-88.
(9) Shimizu N, et al. Carotenoids as singlet oxygen quenchers in marine organisms. Fisheries Sci. 1996; 62:134-7.
(10) Tominaga K, Hongo N, Karato M, Yamashita E. Cosmetic benefits of astaxanthin on humans subjects. Acta Biochim Pol. 2012;59(1):43-7.
 
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