Maximum Strength Krill Oil
FISHY, FISHY SMELL!! (sometimes)
I've bought several bottles of this krill oil. The price is good but the product consistency seems to vary from bottle to bottle.
Some bottles have an overwhelming fishy smell. It is so bad that if I put the softgel into my hand before it goes in my mouth I can't get the smell off my hand no matter how much I wash it. It lasts for hours. In fact, just opening some bottles makes my whole kitchen smell like fish for a long time.
The smelly bottles have no evidence of broken softgels inside. I emptied them out on a paper towel and wiped off each pill. There was no oily or damp residue left on the towel -- just a strong fish odor.
Other bottles have NO fishy smell at all.
I wish Swanson would get a handle on the quality control of this product so that ALL BOTTLES would smell fish-free.
On the bottle it says DO NOT REFRIGERATE, so keeping it in the fridge to minimize the stink is not an option.
June 10, 2014
These are very large capsules. Horse pills actually. Previous Krill oil capsules I've used have been small. No doubt due the cost of Krill oil. These also smell strongly of fish. Taking them is an unpleasant experience. I suspect that these are either a very cheap, low-grade krill oil, or krill oil extended with cheap fish oil. I won't buy again.
March 2, 2014
Maximum Strength Krill Oil Swanson EFAs
this is my 4 or 5 bottle of it as I can't tell any thing different will still buy as it is one cap a day
February 23, 2014
A healthy oil...
This is one of several healthy oils I add to my diet. I also take fish oil which is very good but krill oil offers something different so it is good to take both to cover all your bases.
January 1, 2014
Great price for a quality product
I have found this product to be as effective as other brands that cost more.
December 27, 2013
Easy to take one a day -always helpful!
I chose these over a former brand because the dose was one a day instead of 2. There was a strong fishy smell when I opened the bottle but it dissipated after leaving the lid off for a while. There is NO fishy aftertaste so I'll be re-ordering these!
December 26, 2013
Cost effective. Great price. Good quality.
December 5, 2013
One Capsule A Day Only
Krill oil is one of the best sources to get the omega 3 your body needs.
Only One 1,000mg Capsule A Day is needed of this product while others require 2-3 to get equivalent amount. What a bargain!
Plus no regurgitation of fish taste like others
December 4, 2013
I love this supplement. I've been taking it for a couple of months and find it does what it's supposed to do and does not give off a fishy taste. Excellent!
November 19, 2013
Excellent Health Assistance
We previously took plain old fish oil but with research we found that Krill oil was far more beneficial and several lab reports proved it!
November 16, 2013
Good size No after taste
Been using this product for several months and am very satisfied with price and quality.
November 10, 2013
i haven't taken all of the krill oil so i don't know the effectiveness yet.it was sent in a timely manner. the soft gels were a little too big for me to swallow but they were 1,000 mg
the price was reasonable for them.
November 8, 2013
This product is a keeper
I was a little concerned about the Swanson Krill oil because of other reviews saying there was a fishy smell. But honestly the pills hardly have a fishy smell. It's a fantastic product, so good for you and so easy to take.
November 3, 2013
STEP ABOVE FISH OIL
I HAVE RESEARCHED KRILL OIL EXTENSIVELY. RESEARCH STATES THAT THE ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS FOUND IN KRILL OIL ARE MORE BIOAVAILABLE THAN EFAs FOUND IN OTHER FISH OIL. DO SOME RESEARCH OF YOUR OWN ESPECIALLY WITH DR. MERCOLA.COM. I HAVE MADE THE SWITCH FROM FISH OIL TO KRILL OIL AND SWANSON ALWAYS HAS THE BEST PRICES AND QUALITY.
October 28, 2013
Maximum strength krill oil
This product has a strong odor, but it is a lot easier on my digestive system than other EFA/s I've tried.
I heartily recommend this product.
September 30, 2013
Maximum Strength Krill Oil
I thought to buy this one and not the one that smells like vanilla , as it doesn't bother me with the smell i just take one per day with my smoothie in the am-mid day. i will be ordering it again. as i was taking 2 of the other every day/
September 17, 2013
Best Omega 3 source
I wrote it before and I will write it again. I have enjoyed this product for a couple years already, and will continue to do so because I see benefits and I so far have no complaints about it.
September 13, 2013
Krill Oil from Swanson is a product I trust with a terrific price and the science behind all their products is top shelf.
August 8, 2013
A friend of mind recommended Krill oil to help with my memory. I feel it is working. I'm having less difficulty remembering names and details.
July 18, 2013
Despite the odor I have researched the omegas & learn Krill is the way to go & this is the cheapest that I have found.
July 7, 2013
Maximum Strength Krill Oil is one of my favorite products from Swanson's. I love that it's environmentally friendly and effective, but most of all I love that it has no offensive taste (the odor is minimal compared to other similar products). I also find it very easy to swallow. I highly recommend this product and will certainly keep purchasing it for my family.
June 22, 2013
Smells like it
I've been using krill off and on for several years because of its efficiency in the body. This is the first time I've taken a krill pill that, sniffing in the bottle, smells like sardines. Prior brand name krills have no bottle odor. But if you can stand the smell of the open bottle, you will enjoy the fact that there is no fish oil burb to accompany the digestion.
June 21, 2013
I have take several other krill oil supplements none that had the overpowering fishy smell of this product. I would not recommend
June 15, 2013
I am very happy you have come up with a 1,000 mg. vitamin in krill. I have read about krill and think it's the cadillac of fish oils. However, the strongest krill I could find in the store when I ran out on vacation was 500 mg., and of course much more expensive than Swanson. Also my husband is able to take krill but other fish oils bother his stomach. Keep up the good work bringing us better products for cheaper than we can get elsewhere.
June 6, 2013
Seems like a good product
I started taking this after hearing that this was to work better than regular fish oil.
May 28, 2013