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Krill oil health benefits with NutriNZ

NutriNZ’s Maxi OMEGA-3 Krill is known for its high absorption rate of Omega-3s and its effects in treating cardiovascular diseases, stiffness in joints and muscular pain, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, dementia, depressions and as a prominent feature of most beauty products and anti-ageing antidotes.

The presence and absorption of EPA and DHA in Omega-3 fatty acid makes Krill 48x more powerful than ordinary fish oils. Being a magnificent natural formula that is free of preservatives and is anything but “artificial”, the bio-active form of Krill oil helps in maintaining health and rigor while increasing the energy in the body and providing it more reasons to exercise, take appropriate sleep and choose the diet wisely (Da Boit, 2015).

What makes Krill so beneficial for us?

The presence of good Omega-3s fatty acids and the antioxidant Astaxanthin makes Krill all the more healthy and beneficial in a number of ailments. The potential market of krill oil has substantially grown in the last few years provided that new medical researches threw light on its importance in everyday life of human beings. As a revolutionary new step in introducing a kind of oil other than fish oil, Krill oil has become a mainstay of the healthcare industry where each day, new information about its benefits and effects on human well-being are being discovered.

Krill oil benefits the health of both human and animals being by supporting daily activities and increasing immunity against diseases. This also results in a more rigorous and healthy lifestyle as was available to people who only used fish oils. The collection of significant amounts of healing Omega-3s into your body helps you maintain your overall well-being while providing you with agents capable enough to fight germs and diseases (Costanzo, 2016). In a specific context, Krill oil can offer valid benefits over the lifetime of an individual in the following ways:

  • It protects the heart from ailments and does not let cholesterol block the arteries;
  • It aids in increasing learning power and memory while resulting in cognitive capabilities with a consistent use;
  • Krill oil is an effective agent for behavioural and cognitive development of children;
  • It supports women in the course of pre-menstrual symptoms by helping fight against cramps, bloating and abdominal pain.
  • It also helps treat emotional stress and hormonal imbalances in women with PMS;
  • It boosts overall immune functionality in the body;
  • It lowers blood lipids, thus keeping the blood pressures under control;
  • Common problems such as low metabolism can be reduced using Krill oil, which is also a good solution to cure thyroid problems;
  • It works as an anti-ageing mechanism and ensures healthy complexion etc. (Tou, Jaczynski & Chen, 2007).

These are a just a small proportion of the real abilities of this small wonder creature that is now available to human consumption easily and most conveniently in the form of carefully-extracted Krill Oil.

Fish Oil versus Krill: Choice is yours!

We combined a few universal statistics and findings to make a convenient comparison between Krill oil’s magnificent formula and fish oil.

Fish Oil

NutriNZ Maxi OMEGA-3 Krill

Nutritional Content of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids are low absorbable.  The phospholipid structure of the fatty acids EPA and DHA makes them much more absorbable.
Smelly and strong fishy aftertaste. Smooth consumption with no aftertaste. Reflux free.
Limited dosage is recommended. Dosage is mostly free of side-effects however should be consumed on prescription for any medical pre-conditions.
Extracted from oily fish in excessive amounts of fats (usually 85%). Contains less than 5% fats as extracted from Krill.
Overfishing is an international threat to marine life sustenance along with over-exploitation and mismanagement of fish farms. The role of CCAMLR in protecting illegal fishing has been a very good initiative for careful Krill harvest using legal limitations as the threshold.
Fishes can be extracted from contaminated waters having higher proportions of radioactive substances, mercury and heavy metals. Since Krill is at the bottom of food chain and is harvested from deep-water seas, far from industrial areas, it is not contaminated.
Fish oil has very less antioxidant levels. Krill oil is 48 times more potent than fish oil.

Its antioxidant power of vitamin A and E is over 300 times times higher than fish oils.

It has over 34 times the antioxidant power of coenzyme Q10.


Harvesting Krill 

Krill are part of the plankton family of crustaceans about two inches in length and comprises of a major component in the global food chain. This shrimp-like crustacean is essentially the main agent in Earth’s marine ecosystem. Amongst the many benefits of Krill as a sea creature, it contains a very valuable oil in itself that resembles in characteristics to fish oil but is much more powerful and healthier for consumption.

At NutriNZ, we gave it a thought – how can we ensure the life of humans to be in safe hands when we could endanger the lives of those living silently beneath the layers of the Ocean. For this sole reason, NutriNZ only allows Krill harvest by its name from the Southern Antarctic Ocean under the regulations set by International Convention of Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR). This means that while we provide you “life-long reliability” of goodness straight from the Natural reserves, we also ensure that our steps do not cause any dangers to the other living things on this planet. So, we are as committed to saving one of the largest aggregations of marine life on the planet as we are determined to provide you with Nature’s best.

Find thousands of References and Studies on the internet – here a few of them:

Significant Improvement in Cardiovascular Health! 

Results from a study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition reported that krill oil can significantly help maintain healthy inflammatory pathways. The study was conducted by measuring the presence of C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in the blood. One way to measure the risk of cardiovascular health is to determine the amount of the body’s CRP levels. The lower the CRP levels, the healthier the heart. Participants of the study were divided into two groups; a placebo and krill oil group.

During the study, CRP levels were measured three times. At the beginning of the study, after seven days and after 14 days. Here are the results they found:

  • After 7 days, the placebo group’s CRP levels increased by 15.7 % while the krill oil group REDUCED their CRP levels by 19.3%
  • After 14 days levels in the placebo group increased again by 32.1% while the group that had been taking 300 mg of krill oil daily reduced their CRP levels by 29.7%!

Source: The Journal of American College of Nutrition

Sustain Healthy Cholesterol Levels After Just 90 Days!

Findings from a study conducted at McGill University in Montreal indicate that krill oil helps sustain healthy cholesterol levels. Participants were divided into four groups:

  1. Group A was given .5 – 1.5 grams of krill oil daily
  2. Group B was given 2 – 3 grams of krill oil daily
  3. Group C was given 3 grams of fish oil daily
  4. Group D was given a placebo.

Findings revealed that individuals taking just 500mg of krill oil daily achieved improvement in sustaining good (HDL) cholesterol levels compared to individuals taking 3 grams of fish oil.

Source: Alternative Medicine Review

Improved Joint Function in Just 7-14 Days!

One study published in the American Journal of Nutrition analyzed the effectiveness of krill oil in lubricating joints and supporting a healthy inflammatory response. Participants experienced…

  • Less joint distress
  • Reduction in joint stiffness
  • Increase in overall mobility

The most exciting finding in this study was that these results were noticeable in just the first 7 to 14 days, indicating that krill oil helps joint lubrication and agility.

Gives You A Sharp, Quick Mind

As we age, naturally memory sharpness, clarity and alertness decline. That’s why you’ll love to know that several scientific studies clearly show the tremendous brain health benefits of both omega-3’s and krill oil, including

  • One study of 30 adults with attention difficulties were shown to have increased mental concentration and mental focus just after 90 days of taking krill oil supplements.
  • It was also discovered that higher levels of omega-3’s for older adults resulted in a better chance of staying clear of concentration and memory loss than those with lower omega-3 levels.
  • Furthermore, krill oil contains the powerful antioxidant astaxanthin, which has the rare ability to cross the blood brain barrier and maintain cellular integrity.

Supporting Products


Batham, E., Fisher, L.R., Henry, K.M., Kon, S.K. and Thompson, S.Y., 1951. Performed vitamin A in marine Crustacea. The Biochemical journal, 48(1), pp.x-i.

Costanzo, M., Cesi, V., Prete, E., Negroni, A., Palone, F., Cucchiara, S., Oliva, S., Leter, B. and Stronati, L., 2016. Krill oil reduces intestinal inflammation by improving epithelial integrity and impairing adherent-invasive Escherichia coli pathogenicity. Digestive and Liver Disease, 48(1), pp.34-42.

Da Boit, M., Mastalurova, I., Brazaite, G., McGovern, N., Thompson, K. and Gray, S.R., 2015. The Effect of Krill Oil Supplementation on Exercise Performance and Markers of Immune Function. PloS one, 10(9), p.e0139174.

Dyerberg, J., Madsen, P., Møller, J.M., Aardestrup, I. and Schmidt, E.B., 2010. Bioavailability of marine n-3 fatty acid formulations. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids, 83(3), pp.137-141.

Jayathilake, A.G., Senior, P.V. and Su, X.Q., 2016. Krill oil extract suppresses cell growth and induces apoptosis of human colorectal cancer cells. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 16(1), p.328.

Nicol, S. and Foster, J., 2016. The Fishery for Antarctic Krill: Its Current Status and Management Regime. In Biology and Ecology of Antarctic Krill(pp. 387-421). Springer International Publishing.

Schuchardt, J.P., Schneider, I., Meyer, H., Neubronner, J., von Schacky, C. and Hahn, A., 2011. 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 in health and disease, 10(1), p.1.

Tou, J.C., Jaczynski, J. and Chen, Y.C., 2007. Krill for human consumption: nutritional value and potential health benefits. Nutrition reviews, 65(2), pp.63-77.

Ulven, S.M., Kirkhus, B., Lamglait, A., Basu, S., Elind, E., Haider, T., Berge, K., Vik, H. and Pedersen, J.I., 2011. 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, 46(1), pp.37-46.

Winther, B., Hoem, N., Berge, K. and Reubsaet, L., 2011. Elucidation of phosphatidylcholine composition in krill oil extracted

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