So many now believe in fish oil's nutritional assets that as many as 1 in 5 people take a fish oil supplement. Fish oil is so admired it seems to overshadow another great source of omega-3 fatty acids: krill oil.
Recent research provides a reason to take another look at these small crustaceans. Krill oil and fish oil both contain omega-3 fatty acids; however in fish oil the EPA and DHA are found in the form of triglycerides. In krill oil, they are mainly in the form of phospholipids.
Researchers theorized that this structural difference may make krill oil more valuable for influencing the function of neurons' membranes. This ability signaled a potential treatment approach for depression. read more....
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