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Krill oil comes from krill, small crustaceans similar to shrimp. The product is primarily available in supplement form, which means you can experience the many benefits of krill oil simply by popping a capsule along with your other vitamins.

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1. Krill oil improves heart health

Rich in omega 3 fatty acids, krill oil reduces the build-up of cholesterol and other problematic substances in your arteries. It also prevents the arteries from hardening. In addition to taking krill oil supplements, eating a low-fat and low-sodium diet can help keep your heart healthy. People with high blood pressure may want to add krill oil supplements to their everyday regimen: the supplement can significantly lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.

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