|Fish Oil vs. Krill Oil - Infographic from Mercola.com|
While we are advised to eliminate or restrict certain types of fats from our diets, we are also advised to eat more healthy fats - most notably the Omega-3 fats.
Omega-3 fatty acids are thought to confer to a variety of important health benefits and is often recommended in weight loss diets.
Omega-3's are found in various foods (see Best Omega-3 Foods), including in coldwater fish, nuts and seeds, some fruits and vegetables and certain oils.
Unfortunately, most Americans are not consuming enough Omega-3s and/or are not consuming the correct amount of Omega-3s in proportion to the Omega-6 fatty acids that are consumed.
Because most individuals are not getting adequate amounts of Omega-3s from their diet, fish or krill oil supplement is often recommended.
What are the principal differences between fish and krill oil? Is one better than the other? What factors should be taken into consideration when deciding to supplement with fish oil versus krill oil?
This infographic answers these and other questions regarding fish or krill oil supplementation and includes some facts and a comparison of sourcing, nutritional content, contamination and environmental safety for each.
For more information and to see a larger version of this infographic, visit Mercola.com - Krill Oil versus Fish Oil Infographic.
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