Journal article

Differential plasma postprandial lipidomic responses to krill oil and fish oil supplementations in women: A randomized crossover study

Hyunsin H Sung, Andrew J Sinclair, Kevin Huynh, Alexander T Smith, Natalie A Mellett, Peter J Meikle, Xiao Q Su

Nutrition | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2019

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: There is no convincing evidence that krill oil (KO) consumption results in a higher incorporation of long chain ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids into blood lipid fractions than fish oil (FO). This study examined the postprandial plasma lipidomic responses to KO supplementation compared with FO supplementation in healthy women. METHODS: Ten women (aged 18-45 y) consumed a high-fat (15 g of olive oil) breakfast, supplemented with 5 g of KO or FO in a randomized crossover study with a minimum 7-d washout period between the supplementations. Plasma samples collected at the fasting state and at 3 and 5 h postprandially were analyzed using liquid chromatography electrospray ionization-t..

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