I am looking for a site that sells really good antarctic krill oil particularly in bulk so I can get the lowest price, any suggestions?
asked bydanno (246)
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on May 05, 2014
at 08:53 AM
danno, unfortunately, the krill oil business is almost a monopoly. There is one firm in Canada that effectively is the only mass volume producer, and all of the name brands you buy in a store are in fact just relabeling that one company's oil. I have purchased three krill oils and they all smelled horrific. But if they smelled like roses, what would that prove? The oil could be treated by industrial chemicals to deodorize it.
On principle, I think buying polyunsaturated oils that have been sitting around for six or more months in industrial containers is not practicing good health. Note that with Omega 3 fish oils, much of that is spoiled oil as well, and they simply deodorize and bleach the oil so it looks fresh.
on May 05, 2014
at 05:17 AM
I don't know about everyone else, but every krill oil I have ever purchased smells absolutely rotten and oxidized top to bottom. It is thoroughly disgusting. Everyone says "that's just the way it smells", but if it smells rotten, it probably is rotten. I seriously question the merit of eating a highly oxidized polyunsaturated fat.
I get my Omega 3 three ways:
1) I buy smoked salmon and have a small slice every morning as part of breakfast.
2) I buy salmon eggs and have about a 3/4 tablespoon over my salad every day.
3) I buy an ocean caught fish like Mackerel, Sardine, Herring, or Salmon at my local Chinese market and incorporate that into meals each week.
I really prefer to get polyunsaturated fats in intact whole foods. I do not trust industrial food processors with these oils because they spoil easily, and the manufacturers frequently engage in unethical practices like bleaching the oil and deodorizing it, to hide the fact it is rotten.