Fish Oil Vs. Krill Oil

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Posted by Dr Janine Bowring

December 17, 2020

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Fish Oil Vs. Krill Oil

In a perfect world, we’d get all the omega-3’s from our diet, but as this isn’t always possible, most people today get them in supplements. Fish has a lot of omega-3’s and the latest debate is Fish Oil vs. Krill Oil, what is the better omega 3 supplement? I believe that we as humans are more apt to eat the oily fish (sardines, salmon, anchovies, etc) that make up fish oil supplements rather than the shrimp-like marine crustaceans that are actually food for seals and whales, of which krill oil is made.In Norwegian, the word “krill” means “whale food.” Research Proven: Fish oil has been studied for many years and it has the backing of all that scientific research. The largest such study, the GISSI Italian trial of patients who had already suffered a heart attack, involved over 11,000 subjects followed for 3 1/2 years, and showed a 45% reduction in sudden death. Definite proof that fish oil works. There have been over 8,000 clinical studies on fish oil supplements, as opposed to very few published studies on Krill Oil, none of which followed people over long periods of time. Such little medical proof exists of the benefits of Krill Oil that the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureau got involved to stop Krill Oil manufacturers from advertising their unsubstantiated claims. “unsubstantiated krill oil claims” href=”http://www.asrcreviews.org/2009/03/schiff-nutrition-group-crn-participate-in-nad-forum/”>Read article here</a>. Environmental Concerns: Krill is rapidly becoming extinct and causing concerns for environmentalists. As krill is the food for other fish, this has caused;The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to get involved, as a result, fishing of krill has been banned on the West Coast of the US, and has been strictly limited in places like Norway and Antarctica. In contrast, fish oil supplements are predominantly produced from sardines and anchovies, species that are currently in abundant supply, fished well below mandated limits, and are considered ideal species for sustainability, given their short reproductive cycles. Production Concerns Costs Sardines and anchovies yield greater than 80% fat, while krill yields less than 5% fat. This means that the krill can go bad at a much quicker rate, it needs to be kept alive in water tanks, or frozen until processing. Also, much more krill needs to be killed to yield equivalent levels of essential fatty acids. This complicates the costs of getting the raw material to production and thereby increases the costs. Given these considerations, sardines and anchovies are not only more ecologically sustainable but also a more economical source for the best fish oil supplements or omega-3 supplements. References By the states of California, Oregon, and Washington, in response to groups such as NOAA, Pacific By the states of California, Oregon, and Washington, in response to groups such as NOAA, Pacific Fishery Management Council, Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition, Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, The Ocean Research Institute of Norway, and Antarctic Krill Conservation Project (www.krillcount.org). <a href=”http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/omega-3-000316.htm” target=”_blank”>University of Maryland Medical Center: Omega 3 fatty Acids</a> <a href=”http://www.upmc.com/healthatoz/pages/healthlibrary.aspx?chunkiid=111699″ target=”_blank”>UPCM: Krill Oil; May 2011</a> “Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine”; Michael Murray and Joseph Pizzorno; 1997 “Annals of Pharmacotherapy”; Fish Oil Interaction with Warfarin; MS Buckley et al; 2004 </ul>

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