NKO Krill Oil Gets Canadian Health Claims

October 15, 2010

Krill oil supplier Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. (Laval, QC) has been awarded health claims from Health Canada (Ottawa, ON) for its NKO krill oil.

Krill oil supplier Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. (Laval, QC) has been awarded health claims from Health Canada (Ottawa, ON) for its NKO krill oil. The company made the announcement two weeks ago.

The claims provided for NKO krill oil-relating to cardiovascular health inflammation, and women's health-are as follows:

Cardiovascular Health:

"Helps to reduce the levels of LDL cholesterol (in conjunction with conventional statin therapy): 2 softgels (1g) per day."

"Helps to increase the levels of HDL cholesterol (in conjunction with conventional statin therapy): 2 softgels (1g) per day."

"Helps to reduce the levels of triglycerides (in conjunction with conventional statin therapy): 4 softgels (2g) per day."

Inflammation:

"Helps to reduce C-reative protein levels, a clinical marker of inflammation: 1 softgel (0.5g) per day."

"Helps to reduce pain associated with osteoarthritis: 1 softgel (0.5g) per day."

Women's Health:

"Helps to relieve symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)."

"Helps to relieve symptoms of dysmenorrhea: 4 softgels (2g) per day."

For more information, visit Neptune Technologies and Bioressources Inc.