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Connection between a baby’s crying and the vitamin B 12 level in the mother’s body

The first attempt of Dutch scientists to explain the connection between crying in babies and their mother’s insufficient nutrition has produced interesting results. The babies of mothers whose vitamin B12 level has been normal during pregnancy are a lot calmer,...
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Vitamin B6 is highly effective for severe anaemia in pregnancy

During the third trimester of pregnancy, mothers-to-be sometimes suffer from pregnancy-related anaemia. It is treated with medication that contains iron, so that the baby will not suffer from a lack of oxygen. In this period, the reserves of not only...
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Taking DHA fatty acids during pregnancy improves a baby’s immune system in the first months of life

It is a well-known fact that a mother’s eating habits during pregnancy can have an effect on the functioning of the baby’s immune cells. A double-blind randomised placebo-controlled research in which almost 1000 women took part, showed that babies whose...
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The role of EPA and DHA in the development of the nervous system

The Omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHS), are one of the few nutrients the amount of which in mother’s milk highly depends on the mother’s nutrition. The more EPA and DHA the mother consumes during pregnancy...
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The level of Omega-3 and folic acid during pregnancy and the child’s behaviour

Folic acid (B9) ensures the normal development of the foetus’ central nervous system both during the first weeks of pregnancy, when the neural tube is created 1, and the next trimesters of pregnancy. The higher the level of Omega-3 in...
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Krill oil for Potency

The conclusions of studies regarding the connection between sexual activity and the Mediterranean diet are unanimous: it is effective for men with troubled potency! After summarizing the data of various studies, it has been proven that about a third of...
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Krill oil diminishes PMS symptoms for more than 35%

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is combination of physical and emotional symptoms, connected with hormonal swings during the menstrual cycle. Up to 85% of women of reproductive age have experienced at least one of the PMS symptoms, the most common of which...
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Extra intake of EPA and DHA improves the physical condition of people not doing sports

Untrained older women showed better muscle fitness and functional ability after taking 2g of Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA daily for 60 days before starting to train and during the training period, compared with the group that did not...
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Extra intake of EPA and DHA promotes blood circulation

EPA and DHA fatty acids improve blood circulation and lower blood pressure. The exact same effect occurs during a physical load. Improved blood circulation accounts for lower muscle damage and quicker muscle regeneration after a physical load. A beneficial effect...
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Expert opinion

  • Omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, antioxidants and B group vitamins are often mentioned in research as substances most often lacking in the human body. Restrictive food intake and an insufficient amount of sunlight are the main reasons for the lack of these particular nutrients

    Linda Šlēziņa
    A certified nutrition specialist
  • Owing to the high quality of the chosen fish (Peruvian anchovy) oil, LYL Krill oil FISH is a richer source of Omega-3 than some pharmacy-sold fish oils.
    It is important to remember that Omega-3 fatty acids are an excellent way to strengthen immunity and thus avoid diseases caused by viruses in the winter.

    Jana Voļska
    Pharmacist
  • Bodily cells need Omega-3 fatty acids as much as they did 40 000 years ago, when the genome of the contemporary human was created. The well-being and health of cells and the whole body depends on the amount of Omega-3 fatty acids in the body

    Linda Šlēziņa
    Mg. sc. sal. In nutrition science, nutrition specialist