Core EFAs


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Key Benefits:

  • Rich in brain-essential “good fats” to support memory, learning and focus.
  • Promotes a healthy cardiovascular system and supports healthy cholesterol levels.
  • Provides PMS relief and mood support.
  • May support the strength of cell membranes and mitochondria.
  • Provides effective joint and skin support.
  • Enhances blood sugar regulation
  • Provides more essential Omega 3’s (DHA and EPA) in phospholipid form for maximum utilization.
  • A natural source of Astaxanthin, a powerful antioxidant carotenoid.
  • Ensures maximum purity by providing essential omega-3’s that are free of toxins, metals, and other contaminants.
  • Superior to fish oils due to the absorption rate, antioxidant potential and stability.

We know Essential Fatty Acids are an important group of core nutrients required for optimal health. So we have formulated Core EFAs which is derived from pharmaceutical grade Krill Oil, a superior natural source of Omegas 3, 6, & 9, including EPA and DHA, as well as an abundant source of phospholipids and Astaxanthin, a remarkable
antioxidant 550 times higher than Vitamin E and potentially 800 times higher than CoQ10 and Vitamin C.

Our Core EFA’s is one of the best Krill oil supplements in the market with the most absorbable form of omega 3’s. This high astaxanthin product will improve mood and focus along with providing PMS relief and better memory. Omega 3’s has been known to prevent Alzheimer’s and help with ADD and ADHD. Improve cognitive function and prevent M.S. with incorporating good fats like our Core EFA’s on a daily basis.

Core EFA’s pure pharmaceutical grade Krill oil not only provides an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, but also contains phospholipids, choline and an incredible antioxidant called astaxanthin to ensure maximum benefits for heart health, joint health, cholesterol, better mood and so much more.


Unlike most essential fatty acid products, Core EFAs provides the unique balance of nutrients that can only be found in pure krill oil. Core EFA’s krill oil undergoes a comprehensive distillation process to ensure maximum potency and purity.

Core EFAscontains a unique oil derived from krill. It is naturally high in EPA and DHA, and also provides phospholipids, astaxanthin and choline for a healthy heart, joints, brain, and better mood. Clinical studies have found that omega-3’s from krill oil may be more effective than omega-3 fish oil in the management of PMS symptoms and supporting healthy glucose, triglyceride and LDL levels.

Krill Oil
Krill are small red-colored crustaceans that live in extremely cold waters, and are considered a delicacy in some countries including Japan. Krill are naturally rich in the health-promoting omega-3’s EPA and DHA. Krill oil is naturally composed of 40% phospholipids (primarily phosphatidylcholine), 30% EPA and DHA, astaxanthin, vitamin A, vitamin E and other fatty acids.

Several studies have compared krill oil to fish oil. Some of these studies indicate that the omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) from krill oil may be more bioavailable. Scientists believe that this may be due to either to the higher phospholipid content of krill oil or the higher level of free fatty acid forms of EPA and DHA in the krill oil compared with fish oil. In one study, blood DHA levels were increased to the same level with both fish oil and krill oil even though the krill oil provided about one half the level of DHA. The researchers concluded that krill oil may provide twice the bioavailability of DHA compared to DHA from fish.

Krill oil provides an excellent natural source of:

  • Astaxanthin is a potent carotenoid produced by certain algae that helps prevent oxidation of fats. Its naturally intense red color is responsible for the red and pink color of marine life such as crabs, crayfish, krill, lobsters, salmon, and shrimp that eat the astaxanthin-producing algae. Unlike fish oil, krill oil contains significant levels of this potent antioxidant. Humans do not make astaxanthin, and obtain it primarily from consuming seafood.

When ORAC values of various antioxidants were compared, astaxanthin was found to be 34-times more effective than CoQ10 and 48-times more effective than fish oil. Research studies also indicate that astaxanthin’s unique molecular structure makes it the perfect antioxidant for protecting cell membranes and provides numerous anti-aging benefits. Astaxanthin has also been researched for its potential benefits to support vision, healthy circulation, memory, and digestive health, as well as providing potential anti-inflammatory benefits, and improved endurance and muscle performance.

  • Choline is an essential nutrient usually grouped with the B-complex vitamins. It is the precursor for the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which is involved in many functions including memory and muscle control. Choline is also a key component in phosphatidylcholine and sphingomyelin, which are critical constituents of cell membranes. Choline plays a key role in homocysteine metabolism, heart health, and brain health.Omega-3 Fatty Acids: The primary omega-3 essential fatty acid required for human health is alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). It’s considered an essential fatty acid because the body cannot make ALA and must obtain it from the diet. This essential omega-3 is then converted to EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexanoic acid), which are the two omega-3 fatty acids known for their tremendous health benefits. Although the body can make EPA and DHA from ALA, the body’s ability to convert ALA to EPA and DHA is inefficient. Additionally, an imbalanced diet high in “bad” fatty acids and health conditions such as diabetes and certain allergies can further limit the body’s ability to synthesize EPA and DHA from ALA, making it critical to get adequate EPA and DHA from the diet. EPA and DHA are obtained in the human diet primarily by eating oily fish or fish oil. Krill oil naturally contains high levels of both EPA and DHA in highly bioavailable forms to ensure maximum utilization of these important fatty acids.
    • EPA (eicosapentanoic acid) is a beneficial omega-3 fatty acid. EPA plays a role in regulating the inflammatory process and controlling the blood clotting processes in the body. Because of its important role in regulating these processes, research has shown EPA helps support cardiovascular and joint health. It has also been well-researched for its potential benefit in mental health and promoting a positive mood.
    • DHA (docosahexanoic acid) is a beneficial omega-3 fatty acid with a critical role in brain and nerve function. In fact, DHA comprises 40% of the fatty acids in the human brain. DHA has been extensively researched for its wide range of potential health benefits including promoting healthy circulation, healthy lipid levels, immune function, brain development, overall cardiovascular health and more. DHA plays a significant role in brain development during the crucial periods of both fetal growth and infancy. New research studies show that even though DHA can be made from ALA in the body, it is important that pregnant women have adequate intake of DHA to ensure healthy development of the baby’s brain.
  • Phospholipids are a class of fats (lipids) that are a major component of all cell membranes and include important molecules such as phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidylserine, phosphatidylinositol, sphingomyelin and others. DHA and EPA that are bound to phospholipids are able to cross the blood-brain barrier more easily. Animal studies have shown that phospholipid-bound fatty acids elevated brain DHA levels more than fish oil. Krill oil is rich in a variety of phospholipids.
    • Phosphatidylcholine is a vital substance in every cell in the human body and promotes nerve health, brain health, and liver health.
    • Phosphatitylinositols play important roles in cell signaling.
    • Phosphatidylserine is a component of cell membranes and has been researched for its potential benefits in cognition, memory, ADHD and sports nutrition.

Researchers have found that essential fatty acids provide numerous health benefits including supporting healthy cholesterol levels, circulation and blood pressure, promoting bone and joint health, enhancing immune function, and assisting in the balancing of hormones. Although the exact mechanisms by which essential fatty acids assist in these health benefits is not yet fully understood, getting a balance of the essential fatty acids in the diet is a wise choice for supporting overall health and nutrition.

Core EFAs providesthe optimum balance of the full omega spectrum of essential fats for good health and well being. The pure, pharmaceutical grade krill oil in Core EFAs ensures you get a concentrated source of omega-3 fatty acids balanced with antioxidants and phospholipids for maximum benefit.




Krill Oil
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DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)
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EPA (Eicosapentanoic Acid)
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Recommended Usage: Take two capsules daily.

Storage: Store closed in a cool, dry place.

Shelf Life: 1 year

Special Considerations

May contain shellfish/crustacean allergens.

Drug/Nutrient Interactions:

Consult your health practitioner and/or pharmacist if you are using any medications.
Special Considerations/Contraindications:

  • Warning: People with seafood allergy, coagulopathy or taking anticoagulants or other medications should notify their physician and be tested prior to taking dietary supplements.
  • Note: If you are pregnant or nursing, consult your physician before taking this product

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Weight .2 lbs
Dimensions 2 × 2 × 3 in


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