As Dr. Manny says, “When it comes to fats, omega-3 fatty acids are some of the best.” It’s true, and I would emphasize omega-3 fatty acids are essential for proper functioning of the heart, brain and body. The most important and well-studied long-chain omega-3 fatty acids are eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Science shows omega-3s can help prevent, and even reverse, heart disease and other serious conditions. We are also learning how omega-3s can be particularly helpful throughout our lives, from pregnancy to our golden years.
That’s why millions of Americans take multiple fish oil gel caps a day to supplement their omega-3 intake. Unfortunately as much as 90 percent of the potential benefit of fish oil may be lost due to poor absorption. But, there’s a better way to realize the benefits of omega-3s. And, it’s found in the miniature sea creature called krill.
Here’s how krill oil can help you reap the benefits of omega-3s: