Krill oil may be less popular than fish oil. Krill oil derived from krill, which is a kind of marine life shrimp were very small and contained in the Antarctic ocean.
Just as fish oil, krill oil also contains omega 3. Omega 3 is good for heart health, reducing peradagan.
"But the content of omega-3 in krill oil higher," said nutritionist, Mirza Hapsari Way Love Joints after the launch of the program by PT Kalbe Farma in Jakarta some time ago.
In addition, krill oil also contains phospholipids, so that absorption into the body more than fish oil.
Phospholipids can help repair damaged cells. Even krill oil also contains Astaxanthin, and antioxidants to counteract free radicals.
The content makes krill oil supplements are usually blackish-red or dark red than fish oil. With the benefits of krill oil, I wonder if the price of krill oil supplements are usually more expensive than fish oil.
Mirza said krill oil supplements also very good for the recovery of athletes at high risk of injury or inflammation.
"By granting it (krill oil) risk of injury or joint problems which usually occur in athletes can be reduced. Or if you've injury, the healing process can be faster," said Mirza.
Krill oil supplements are also good for maintaining a healthy body everyday, especially for those who are aged over 30-50 years.