Krill Oil – Mother Nature’s Most Potent Anti-Inflammatory for Heart, Brain & Joints

In the Southern Ocean surrounding the continent of Antarctica there are millions of tons of a natural resource known for healing a host of ailments and serious health conditions. It’s called krill oil, and it’s derived from a tiny shrimp-like crustacean species called krill.

After years of research and clinical studies, there is now scientific proof to support the evidence of this amazing nutrient’s effectiveness on treating high cholesterol… blood pressure problems… aching joints… PMS symptoms and more.

AND, not only is this resource safe and natural, but it’s also renewable since—at best count—up to 600 million tons can be found in the chilly waters off Antarctica.

Why Krill Oil?

The reason krill oil is more effective than other marine oils is the amount of omega-3 fatty acids, phospholipids and extremely potent antioxidants. It’s the unique combination of these essential ingredients that provide the greatest health benefits.

Harvested only two months out of the year under responsible fishing regulations, the krill are flash-frozen to maintain the potency of their therapeutic oil.

Benefits of Omega Fatty Acids

Omega fatty acids are essential for your diet—and should be supplemented since your body doesn’t produce them on its own. These fatty acids are the best source to help prevent blood clotting, lower blood pressure and relive inflammation.

Krill oil contains a healthy balance of omega-3 fatty acid and omega-6 fatty acid—which helps fight infection. These two fatty acids need each other and work together to prevent other inflammation-related ailments like heart disease, arthritis and diabetes.

The Power of Phospholipids

Phospholipids are fats that help keep your cells functioning by providing a protective membrane around each cell to block out toxins and disease-forming free radicals.

The fats found in krill oil most closely resemble the phospholipids found in your brain that are responsible for maintaining the brain chemical that controls your memory, muscle function, mood, sleep patterns and organs like your heart.

The Protection of Antioxidants

Results from laboratory tests show that krill oil contains a powerful cocktail of antioxidants, which are not only beneficial for your continued health, but also sustain the shelf life of the oil.

Krill oil provides you with an ample supply of vitamins A, E and D, plus minerals such as potassium, sodium and zinc. And it also contains large amounts of the B-complex choline.

However, the most powerful antioxidant in krill oil is astaxanthin. This nutrient is responsible for fighting free radicals within the body and protecting the blood-brain barrier—which means it protects the eye, brain and central nervous system from free radical damage.

Krill Oil for Your Aching Joints

If you suffer from creaking, cracking joints… stiff hands and fingers… lingering back pain… or sore swollen legs due to recurrent inflammation, then krill oil may be the miracle you have been searching for.

In a double-blind study, 45 patients with rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis were administered 300 mg of krill oil. After only seven days, inflammation was reduced by 19 percent, pain was reduced 24 percent, stiffness was reduced by 21 percent and immobility was reduced by 16 percent!

How does this all-natural pain reliever work so well? It’s the combination of the trio of anti-inflammatory ingredients—omega fatty acids, phospholipids and numerous powerful antioxidants.

Ease Your Symptoms of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

As many as 97 percent of women of reproductive age experience the recurring symptoms of PMS including cramps, water retention, bloating, weight gain and emotional mood swings.  But krill oil has been proven to relieve your worst symptoms!

In a randomized, double-blind study, researchers in Montreal studied the effects of krill oil on PMS, and patients reported a significant improvement in all 10 physical and mental symptoms examined and measured.

The findings show that krill oil can:

Ease abdominal pain and uterine cramps

Relive nausea, bloating and fatigue.

Alleviate headaches as well as joint and body aches.

Lessen PMS-related breast tenderness.

Improve erratic mood swings and food cravings.

Help prevent menstrual related anxiety, depression and stress.

In fact, the women who consumed krill oil during the study period reported that they consumed fewer dangerous over-the-counter pain relievers to help with their PMS symptoms!

Reduce Your Chances of Heart Disease

High total cholesterol and high “bad” LDL cholesterol can be major risk factors for heart disease or a fatal heart disaster. In a clinical study conducted by Canadian researchers from the University of Montreal, the findings show that Neptune krill oil significantly reduced several risk factors for high cholesterol.

In fact, the results showed a:

Reduction in total cholesterol by 13 percent

Decrease in “bad” LDL cholesterol by 32 percent

Deduction in triglycerides by 11 percent

Increase in “good” HDL cholesterol by 44 percent

More Effective Than Standard Fish Oil Supplements

Krill oil has been shown to outperform fish oil supplements when it comes to lowering your bad LDL cholesterol levels. Patients who took 1 to 1.5 grams of krill oil a day—compared to three times the dose of fish oil—showed a significantly greater decrease in bad cholesterol than the fish oil patients.

In an Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) test1, krill oil was shown to contain 300 times the amount of vitamin A and E, plus 48 times the antioxidant power of standard omega-3 fish oils.

It’s no wonder that the manufacturers of fish oil don’t want you to hear about this magnificent natural resource—they would be out of business with results like these!

For much-needed relief from joint pain and PMS symptoms, plus reduced LDL cholesterol levels, I recommend nature’s amazing anti-inflammatory and antioxidant remedy—krill oil. Once you see and feel the results you might never look for standard fish oil supplements again.

For more information about the anti-inflammatory benefits of krill oil for your heart, brain and joint health, click here.


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Dr. Michael Cutler

Michael Cutler, M.D. is a board-certified family physician with 18 years experience specializing in chronic degenerative diseases, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue.

A graduate of Brigham Young University, Tulane Medical School and Natividad Medical Center Family Practice Residency in Salinas, Calif., he serves as a medical liaison to alternative and traditional practicing physicians. His practice focuses on an integrative solution to health problems.

Dr. Cutler is a sought-after speaker and lecturer on experiencing optimum health through natural medicines and the Founder and Editor of Easy Health Options™ newsletter—a leading health advisory service on natural healing therapies and nutrients and is Medical Advisor for True Health™—America's #1 source for doctor-formulated nutrients that heal.

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  1. Joseph Putnoki says

    Good article, congratulations! I wish to comment on the cholesterol lowering effect though. This result if not lowered below 4 is safe as to the need of adequate cholesterol synthesis and dietary intake combined is not hindered, as cholesterol is very important for our body. Special note: for older men especially what is arbitrarily set latest guidelines urge is detrimental, since these men with higher reading and otherwise healthy live much longer then their counterparts with “perfect” scores. So we need to be intelligent and up to date and vigilant of confusing pharma propaganda. Cholesterol is also a bio-indicator of something else going on. So need to investigate WHY THE INCREASED READING? E.G.: when pathogens, nutritional, metabolic, inflammatory, oxidative,- stress etc. assaults are minimised by relevant interventions from lifestyle changes, environmental changes, dietary changes cholesterol most likely decrease to normal levels AS THE NEEDS LESSEN TO PRODUCE MORE FOR EXAMPLE INCASE HORMON DEPLETIONS FOR WHICH CHOLESTEROL IS A BASE MATERIAL.
    Sub-clinical inflammation of the lumen also controlled. The irony is statin drugs to stifle cholesterol synthesis in the liver also inhibit CoQ10 production by its mode of action. That is an added extra to the dangerous side effects. Statins original aim to lower cholesterol turned out the developers were right for the wrong reason: it was found later statins have some anti-inflammatory effect (albeit on par with aspirin) and this is the important benefit. A huge money-spinner at great cost to health, lives and valet is a bad alternative to natural dietary and supplements-based antioxidants and anti-inflammatory substances that can not be patented, hence no windfall. The natural alternatives outperform statins by a huge margin and without the risks of devastating side effects!

    Be well!

  2. kathy s. says

    i was wondering if krill oil causes weight gain since i gained weight since starting it, my legs seemed to get bigger and my legs are usually not big

  3. says

    I was wondering as well if Krill oil causes weight gain. Ive seen an increase in my weight since taking it. The same as Kathy S posted my legs have gotten bigger, more fat around my body, legs, stomach etc and I work out.

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