Krill oil/Nutrient Depletion:
- Blood glucoseBlood glucose: In high-fat-fed mice, krill oil supplementation resulted in decreased blood glucose levels (86). Hypoglycemic effects were also shown in human research (5).
- Blood lipidsBlood lipids: In some (5), but not all (91), human research, krill oil reduced total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL, and HDL. In mice, krill oil supplementation decreased hypercholesterolemia; serum cholesterol levels were reduced by 20 ± 3, 29 ± 4, and 29 ± 5% (on diets consisting of 1.25% krill oil, 2.5%, or 5%, respectively) in one study (86). Decreased cholesterol was observed in another study in rats (100).
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