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"Still Taking Fish Oil? Check Out This NEW Warning..."

Omega-3s are crucial for supporting heart health,
your immune function, and a positive mood, but you may want to think twice
about the source you're getting them from...
especially when you read about this new warning.*

In Japan, this is real food.

Actually, let's take that a giant step further. It's considered a luscious delicacy known as okiami.

Okiami has been harvested by the Japanese as a food source since the 19th century – and possibly even earlier. Krill is also a traditional food of South Korea and Taiwan. And the Soviet Union (now Russia and Ukraine) were also large markets for krill.

It is processed by freezing, to go to Japanese, Korean, and Taiwanese markets. Asians also enjoy dried krill. In fact, the Japanese prefer dried krill to frozen.

The only edible part is its tail – known for its omega-3 fatty acid content.

It is used for soups, seafood salads, and restaurant entrees – and also as a seasoning (when used dried). Large krill with eggs are highly regarded as delicacies. They're stronger tasting than shrimp, and somewhat salty.

In Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, and South Korea there's been high interest in krill as a coagulated paste and as mince (a precooked dense pink paste). At the end of the 1970s, 2,000 tons per year were being produced for the Soviet market.

But specialists from many countries declare that the real delicacy is the intact shell-free tail meat – which as you might guess, is also the most difficult to obtain.

Perhaps it should come as no surprise that these countries consumed krill as food, since krill inhabits the oceans off the West coast of Vancouver Island, Russia, Ukraine, and Japan (besides Antarctica).

I consider it so amazing that I simply refuse to go without it. And it's totally in alignment with my utmost two strategies – simple ones at that – for improving my overall health with a supplement.

Two Simple Ways to Improve Your Health*

Two of the best and yet simple ways to improve your overall health with supplements include:*

  • Increasing your intake of antioxidants…
  • Increasing your intake of omega-3 oils…

Antioxidants are your body's way to neutralize free radicals, those harmful metabolic byproducts that damage cells and tissues throughout your body.*

Scientific evidence has repeatedly demonstrated that antioxidants are a cornerstone in the promotion of heart health, immune system support, and memory support.* Antioxidants also appear to play a role in helping to slow your signs of aging.*

Although many foods contain antioxidants, today's poor-quality diets are nearly always insufficient in the full range of these beneficial free radical scavengers.* That's why I strongly recommend increasing your antioxidant intake as a valuable way to optimize your health.*

The Two Vital Fats That Are KEY to Your Health

I'm sure you've heard by now about two fats in omega-3 oils that are crucial to your health – DHA and EPA.* These compounds are not only essential to maintaining your health – scientific research indicates that they may also promote heart health and provide immune system and mood support*.

Now in a perfect world, you would be able to get all the omega-3s you need by eating fish. Unfortunately, studies show that eating fish can potentially expose you to a high degree of contamination with industrial pollutants and toxins like mercury, PCBs, heavy metals and radioactive poisons.

In fact, the FDA and EPA have put out health advisories warning against certain fish and shellfish consumption for young children, women who are pregnant or may become pregnant, and nursing mothers.

I formerly recommended that you take fish oil to enhance your intake of omega-3 fats. And high-quality fish oils are certainly great products, with many important health benefits.

But there are drawbacks.

Such as... fish oil is weak in antioxidant content. As you increase your intake of omega-3 essential fatty acids by consuming fish oil, you may actually increase your need for even more antioxidant protection if the fish oil has been exposed to excessive amounts of oxygen or has become rancid.

Why? Well, fish oil is perishable. Antioxidants help to ensure that the fish oil doesn't oxidize easily. As we just noted, oxidation leads to the formation of those unhealthy free radicals.

This was a vexing problem for a long time...

Until the discovery of krill oil – a marine oil that helps solve the dilemma by uniquely and synergistically combining antioxidants and omega-3s.

It proved itself far superior to previously-recommended fish oils. Here's how...

Powerful Antioxidants + Essential Omega-3 Oils = Startling Health*

When I first learned about this pure marine oil, I was extremely impressed with its many benefits and the solid research behind its unique combination of antioxidants, omega-3 oils and other ingredients.*

The list of how krill oil supports you will likely impress you too:

Many Ways Krill Oil Supports You*

  • A healthy heart*
  • Support for concentration, memory, and learning*
  • Blood sugar health*
  • Healthy joints, with an increase in joint comfort*
  • Fighting your signs of aging*
  • Healthy brain and nervous system function and development*
  • Protection for cell membranes*
  • Cholesterol and other blood lipid health*
  • Healthy liver function*
  • Bolstering your immune system*
  • Healthy mood support*
  • Optimal skin health*

So, if you're looking for a way to enhance your health with a product that really delivers the goods, then please take a minute to discover how Pure Krill Oil can help you.*

New Warning About Omega-3 Supplements...

New lab testing from Consumer Lab reveals some disturbing lapses in quality among popular fish oil and krill oil supplements.

These problems ranged from inaccurate labels, spoilage (including one in a children's product), and enteric-coated products that released too early. And sky-high PCBs in one designed for pets.

What Another Independent Lab Discovered…

Meanwhile, independent testing was done to compare the three major manufacturers of krill oil. Our manufacturer is one of those three.

Very strict protocol was applied to ensure the impartial blind testing of the three brands. Analytical tests were done by third party well established and well known labs.

They analyzed levels of astaxanthin, omega-3 fatty acids, phospholipids, and lyso-phosphatidylcholine, and freshness and safety indicators.

Here are their most important results…

The analysis clearly indicated that our manufacturer's krill oil contains the highest levels of EPA, DHA, as well as total omega-3, compared to the other two.

Astaxanthin is highly reactive (and is therefore a very potent antioxidant), so the lab used bulk krill oil from the three manufacturers to study the stability of astaxanthin.

They concluded that one product was very unstable, one was moderately so, and the third – our manufacturer – was the clear winner for stability.

When they tested freshness indicators, trimethylamine oxide (TMAO), trimethyl amine (TMA), and total volatile basic nitrogen (TVN), they found that krill oil manufactured by our manufacturer had the lowest (in most cases, undetectable) limits.

In contrast, the krill oil produced by one company showed very high concentrations of TMA, TVN and TMAO, indicating spoilage… and in one case even unfit for human consumption according to the Commission Decision 95/149/EC. Click here to view the results for yourself.

I am pleased to say that our manufacturer passed these tests at the top of the heap. But there's another reason why I believe Pure Krill Oil is superior…

What's So Great About Licaps®?

We now deliver Pure Krill Oil in a "Licaps®" capsule instead of a softgel or caplique. Licaps use innovative “Fusion Technology” to seal a 2-piece capsule without the use of banding.

This extraordinary liquid capsule technology can provide many beneficial advantages over others because it…

  • Reduces oxidation potential by flushing the liquid formulation with nitrogen during the capsule-filling process – Creates a "freshness bubble"
  • Ensures 2-piece capsules are hermetically sealed to significantly reduce the potential for leakage – Yields a precisely tight, one-piece capsule
  • Enhances shelf-life through exemplary filling and sealing processes

The bottom line with Licaps… possibility for leakage is virtually reduced to zero while absorption is enhanced.

And that’s not the entire story…

Over a Year Spent Selecting Just the Right Manufacturer

My team and I spent over 18 months doing our due diligence with the Licaps’ manufacturer before agreeing to any sort of partnership.

Just as you look at credentials when you're hiring a contractor or an employee, it’s wise to highly scrutinize the credentials of the company making your supplements... and that’s exactly what I did with this manufacturer.

In choosing the company to produce Pure Krill Oil, careful attention was paid to their quality processes… so you would have the very best krill oil product I could find to enhance your health. 

Here is just some of the history behind this innovative company…

  • Developed the concept of sealing a capsule without "banding," in response to consumer safety concerns in the late 1980s (called "Licaps")
  • Spent more than 15 years developing the Licaps capsule design and processes
  • Successfully received cGMP certification for its facility in France in 2003
  • Has been a world-leader in capsule manufacturing for more than a century – Has 10 manufacturing sites running 24/7 in the Americas, Asia, and Europe
  • Produces over 50% of all 2-piece capsules out there today –  more than 180 billion capsules on an annual basis

You can rest assured knowing that my team and I have made a well thought-out and investigated choice in providing you a high-quality product.

Pledge of Quality

Lowest Cost per 100 mg

According to a Consumer Labs review on April 5, 2014, of all krill oil supplements reviewed, Pure Krill Oil was named the best value (45 cents/100mg of EPA and DHA).

Consumer Labs also confirmed that the amount of EPA and DHA mentioned on our label is actually in our product.

There's another very important assurance that you are getting the very best quality product.

Just as you look at credentials when you're hiring a contractor or an employee, so you'd be wise to look at the credentials of the company making your supplements.

That's why our team chose the production company for our Pure Krill Oil very carefully, paying special attention to their quality practices – so you would have the very best product for your health.

Our selected manufacturer relentlessly pursues superb quality control standards which include actions like...

  • Mapping out all key processes and monitoring them rigorously
  • Establishing quality objectives for each product
  • Internal audits to assess performance
  • Appropriate testing at each stage of development
  • Extensive documentation of all steps

And a whole lot more!

All their processes are backed up by stringent certifications – ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 – giving you peace of mind that you are getting the best quality product that money can buy.

Giant Whales Tell Their Tiny Health-Boosting Secret*

Just what are krill anyway?

Krill are small shrimp or prawn-like creatures that feed the world's most mammoth animals – the great whales. Toothless great whales gulp down huge quantities of krill to provide the energy they need to fuel their massive bulk. A blue whale eats up to 8,000 pounds of krill each day during feeding season.

Pure Krill
Tiny krill fuel giant whales...what can
they do for you?

These highly intelligent great whales aren't the only animals that depend on krill for their nutritional needs. So do seals, penguins, sea birds, squid and fish.

The hardy krill harvested from harsh Antarctic waters – the ones that comprise our Pure Krill Oil – are so important they are considered a "keystone species," an organism upon which many Antarctic predators depend.

These semi-translucent crustaceans congregate in dense masses or swarms that can turn the ocean's surface pink or red.

Together with plankton, krill make up the largest biomass on earth... one of the most easily renewable food resources available, an excellent nutritional source from an environmental perspective.

Krill aren't a new source of nutrition either. They've been harvested as a food source for both humans and domesticated animals since the 1800s. Possibly even earlier in Japan where they're considered a delicacy.

However, you need to know…

Why EFA Balance Is Critical to Your Health*

Essential fatty acids (EFAs) include both omega-3 fats (high in the vital compounds EPA and DHA) and omega-6 fats. EFAs cannot be manufactured in your body but are beneficial to normal health and metabolism.* Therefore, EFAs must be obtained through your diet.

Although some omega-6 fats are good for your health, the balance of omega-6s to omega-3s is crucial.* Unfortunately, most people consume an overabundance of omega-6 fats.

Your ancestors embraced a diet with a healthy balance of approximately equal omega-6 and omega-3 fats. But the current Western diet is far too high in omega-6 fats. The average omega-6 to omega-3 ratio is now closer to 20:1, and in some cases even 50:1. This can keep you from optimal health.

Due to this imbalanced ratio, and because you could likely benefit from more omega-3 fats...*

I strongly recommend adding Pure Krill Oil to your health arsenal.*

Besides DHA and EPA, this unique marine oil has another "secret weapon" not found in fish oils which explains why I believe it's superior...

Another Krill Secret Weapon

Wait! Don't your kids deserve krill, too?
Krill Oil For Kids
Krill Oil For Kids

Unlike fish oils, pure krill oil carries omega-3s in the form of phospholipids – liposomes or little packages that deliver the fatty acids directly to your body's cells.

Scientific evidence to date has shown that the safest and most effective carriers of EPA and DHA are these phospholipids.

Unfortunately, standard fish oils (and inferior krill oil brands) lack this phospholipid complex. Instead they contain omega-3 fatty acids in the less-beneficial form of free triglycerides.

Why are phospholipids important?

They are the building blocks for your cell membranes, regulating cellular transport by functioning as "gate-keepers."* In this role, they protect cell membranes from free radical attack.*

This unique relationship between the phospholipids and omega-3 fatty acids greatly facilitates the passage of the fatty acid molecules through your intestinal wall.* This helps you in two ways...

  • Makes the omega-3 fats in Pure Krill Oil significantly more bioavailable than those in fish oil by allowing EPA and DHA to directly enter your cells.
  • Improves your omega-3 to omega-6 ratio.

Another important fact: The most predominant phospholipid in pure krill oil is phosphatidyl choline, which is partially composed of choline.

Numerous studies have demonstrated the importance of choline in brain development, learning and memory.* In fact, choline is particularly important for fetal and infant brain development in pregnant and nursing women.*

Choline is the precursor for the vital neurotransmitter acetylcholine (which sends nerve signals to the brain) and for trimethylglycine, a recognized liver protector.*

Further, it also boasts a full complement of necessary antioxidants not seen in fish or cod liver oil...

Why Pure Krill Oil Is a
Slam-Dunk Winner Over Fish Oil

There is no question that you can benefit from taking a high-quality fish oil. However, Pure Krill Oil offers clear advantages to fish oil in a number of important ways.

You get all the same multi-system health benefits of fish oil,* including crucial EPA and DHA…

But Pure Krill Oil also offers

Krill Oil benefits
Your brain is a huge "consumer" of DHA. Antarctic Pure Krill
Oil is made from krill with health-promoting DHA and choline,
which are absolutely essential not only for adults, but
also for normal fetal and infant brain development!*

  • MUCH Better Absorption Than Fish Oil*

    This means you can take 1/5 the dose – two small capsules rather than 10 large ones. The phospholipid binding increases the bioavailability of the omega-3s, improves the omega-3 to omega-6 ratio and supports healthy cell membrane functioning.*
  • Superb Antioxidant Protection*

    Unique antioxidants – including astaxanthin and a novel marine flavonoid – may protect you from damaging free radicals.*
  • Pollution-Free

    Krill are at the bottom of the food chain and collected far from pollution in the pristine seas surrounding Antarctica. So you don't have to worry about unsafe accumulations of mercury, PCBs, heavy metals or other toxins that low-quality fish oil products may contain.
  • Ongoing Supply

    Krill are a highly renewable source. They are the largest biomass in the ocean and there is simply no risk of causing them to perish from over-harvesting.
  • Stability

    Antarctic Pure Krill Oil is more stable and more resistant to rancidity than conventional fish oils.* This means it will last longer. It will last for TWO years at room temperature. (Please do not refrigerate.)
  • No Fishy Aftertaste, Reflux Or Other Side Effects

    Although fish oil consumption commonly leads to side effects of fishy aftertaste, reflux or belching of fish flavors, this has not occurred with Antarctic Pure Krill Oil. No adverse effects have been noted even at high dosages.
  • Renewable Food Source

    Krill represent a renewable, sustainable and environmentally positive nutrition source.

Score Big for More Antioxidants

Pure Krill Oil is jam-packed with antioxidant power, including the antioxidant vitamins A and E, plus astaxanthin and canthaxanthin.*

Astaxanthin is a carotenoid-type of antioxidant that is even more powerful than beta-carotene, alpha-tocopherol, lycopene and lutein.*

Pure Krill Oil also contains a newly-discovered flavonoid with a novel molecular structure.* You've probably heard that flavonoids are powerful antioxidants. Surprisingly, before now, they had not been found in anything except plants – vegetables, fruits and algae.

Astaxanthin and this unique marine-source flavonoid in Pure Krill Oil create a special bond with the EPA and DHA, allowing direct metabolism of the antioxidants.

Why Pure Krill Oil Gets My Vote

Watch out for cheap imitations that do not support your health as well as Pure Krill Oil.* As the word about the benefits of krill oil spreads,* you can expect to see many brands of inferior krill oil flood the market, trying to pass themselves off as high-quality products.

Unfortunately, most of these purported krill oil products contain less than 10 percent omega-3, and all in the form of triglycerides, without the unique phospholipids and astaxanthin antioxidant protection.

But it's not just the contents that are important – as valuable as they are. It's the delivery system that gets it into your system faster and more effectively...

Take Your Wellbeing to New Levels

So here's what's in store for you:

  • Omega-3s with DHA and EPA – along with protective antioxidants and phospholipids – that promote your health*
  • High-quality standards that give you total peace of mind
Health Benefits of Krill Oil
Take your health and quality of life
to new levels...Pure Krill Oil
can help you get there.*

Ready to see for yourself how your health and quality of life can prosper to new levels?

You may be wondering how much Antarctic Pure Krill Oil you need… and what kind of investment is involved.

Actually, the amount you need depends largely on your personal health needs. But just two capsules of this supplement with your first meal every day supports you with a bountiful assortment of health-boosting ingredients…and absolutely NO TRANS-FAT!

Although the fat-soluble vitamins in Pure Krill Oil are best absorbed with food, the phospholipid content assists the emulsification and absorption of fat, so taking it with food is not essential.

I'm sure you can agree that $24.95 is very reasonable for such a high-quality product with so many ways to keep you feeling great.* That's a mere 83 cents per day to get the benefits of heart health, support for joint health, and so much more!*

But here's a way to save you the time of reordering and being assured of an ongoing supply.

The shelf life of Pure Krill Oil is a full two years.

So you can order a 3-month supply, and experience the convenience of having a steady supply on hand when your current bottle runs out. Saves you time, shipping dollars, and the risk of supply interruption. And best of all – it allows you to keep the benefits of Pure Krill Oil working for you continuously.

So you see, I've given you every conceivable reason to invest a small amount in supporting your health with Antarctic Pure Krill Oil.*

I believe you owe it to yourself to take this step... adding these two crucial nutritional elements – more omega-3 oils and more antioxidants – to your diet. Why not use the same proven source that I now use to stay healthy?*

Take your health and quality of life to new levels!* Order now!


Label Snapshot for PURE KRILL OIL

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Licaps™ capsules
Servings per Container: 30
% Daily Value
Amt. Per Serving



Calories from Fat


Total Fat

1.5 g 2%*


20 mg 7%*

Pure Krill Oil

1000 mg **


400 mg **

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)

100 mg **

Docosahexaenoic (DHA)

55 mg **

Omega-6 fatty acids

20 mg **


1 mg **
*Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
**Daily Value not established.
OTHER INGREDIENTS: Capsule (Tilapia Fish Gelatin, Water)
Contains Fish (Tilapia), Shellfish (Krill).

2 Licaps™ capsules daily with the first meal.
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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 3 Licaps™ capsules
Servings per Container: 30
% Daily Value
Amt. Per Serving



Calories from Fat


Total Fat

1.5 g 2%†

Pure Krill Oil

1000 mg *


400 mg *

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)

100 mg *

Docosahexaenoic (DHA)

55 mg *

Omega-6 fatty acids

approx. 20 mg *

Organic Evening Primrose Oil (EPO)**

500 mg *

Gamma Linolenic Acid

45 mg *

Astaxanthin (as astaxanthin esters)

1 mg *
†Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
*Daily Value not established.
OTHER INGREDIENTS: Fish gelatin capsule.
This product contains shellfish (krill).
**NOP Certified Organic by:

SUGGESTED USE: 3 gelatin Licaps™ capsules daily with the first meal.
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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 4 Licaps™ capsules
Servings per Container: 30
% Daily Value
Amt. Per Serving



Calories form Fat


Total Fat

2 g 31%


100 mg **%

Conjugated Phosphatidylserine from (Krill)


Total EPA + DHA from Krill

50 mg **%

EPA (Eicosapentaenioc Acid)

34 mg **%

DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)

16 mg **%

GPC (Glycerophosphocholine)

500 mg **%

GPE (Glycerophosphatidylethanolamine)

60 mg **%

Astaxanthin (as astaxanthin esters)

100 mcg **%
*(%) Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie dite.
*Daily value not established
OTHER INGREDIENTS: Vegetable Cellulose, Sunflower lecithin, Silica.
SUGGESTED USE: As a dietary supplement, adults take 4 Licaps™ capsules daily or as otherwise directed by your healthcare professional.
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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Licaps™ capsules
Servings per Container: 30
% Daily Value
Amt. Per Serving



Calories from Fat


Total Fat

0.32 g <1%*

Pure Krill Oil

320 mg **


125 mg **

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)

32 mg **

Docosahexaenoic (DHA)

17 mg **

Omega-6 fatty acids

approx. 5 mg **

Astaxanthin (as astaxanthin esters)

1 mg **
*Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
**Daily Value not established.
OTHER INGREDIENTS: Fish gelatin capsule.

This product contains shellfish (krill).

SUGGESTED USE: 2 Licaps™ capsules daily with the first meal.
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Warning WARNING: If you are allergic to shellfish, have a blood coagulation disorder, or are taking anticoagulants such as Warfarin (Coumadin), do not use Krill Oil. Also, Krill Oil is very stable and will last up to 2 years. However, do not store it in the freezer or refrigerator; extended exposure to temperatures higher than 100 degrees or lower than 50 degrees diminish effectiveness of the phospholipid ingredients.

I am so confident that you will be more than satisfied with your purchase of
Antarctic Pure Krill Oil, I am providing a Lifetime Satisfaction Guarantee!

The Lifetime Satisfaction Guarantee allows you to receive a full refund* (less shipping charges) when you return an item within 60 days as long as the product is in its original packaging and has at least half of the product remaining. Products returned after 60 days that have at least half of the product remaining will receive store credit (less shipping charges).

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Frequently Asked Questions
Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions
  1. Q: Why is krill oil better than fish oil?
  2. A: The unique blend of ingredients found in krill oil is not present in fish oil. Krill oil includes naturally-occurring astaxanthin and a phospholipid carrier with antioxidants.

    Fish oil is weak in antioxidant content and therefore is more prone to spoiling. Krill oil doesn't have these problems. The phospholipid carrier in krill oil also helps DHA and EPA get absorbed better than fish oil, so you don't need to take as much.

  3. Q: Why are there less omega-3s in krill oil than in regular fish oil?
  4. A: Unlike fish oil, krill oil can deliver the omega-3 fatty acids directly to your cells because of its phospholipids. These are the best carriers and provide the most benefit to your body. So even though krill oil contains fewer omega-3s, your body can absorb them more readily.

  5. Q:  Are krill free of mercury?
  6. A: Krill are harvested near Antarctica, far from pollution of mercury and other toxins that fish oil products may contain. They're also at the bottom of the food chain. Since mercury bioaccumulates (when a fish eats a fish that has mercury in it, it stays in the larger fish) and krill are on the bottom of the food chain, there is virtually no mercury in krill at all (if any).

  7. Q: I take a plant-based omega supplement. Do I need to take Krill Oil?
  8. A: Plant-based omega-3 sources like flax, hemp, and chia seeds are high in ALA, but low in EPA and DHA. Most of your health benefits associated with omega-3 fats are linked to animal-based omega-3 fats like EPA and DHA, not plant-based omega-3 fats like ALA. ALA is converted into EPA and DHA in your body, but only at a very low ratio. Even if you eat large amounts of ALA, your body can only convert very small amounts into EPA and DHA, and only when sufficient enzymes are present.

  9. Q: Can krill be overharvested?
  10. A: Krill represent the largest biomass in the ocean. Estimates for the Antarctic biomass range from 170 million to 740 million tons. There is a precautionary catch limit set by the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR). CCAMLA closely monitors krill harvesting to ensure the precautionary catch limit is not reached, but only 2% of the limit has been harvested in any given year.