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I have concerns around the use of Titanium Dioxide in OmegaKrill.Updated 5 months ago

That is, there is no research that discusses the consumption of titanium dioxide having negative health effects. As cited above, the United States EPA has written in its report that titanium dioxide is “not bioavailable as it is not absorbed via the gastrointestinal tract or through the skin.” 

As a point of reference, titanium dioxide is found in a wide variety of everyday products and foods, including deodorant, sunscreen, confections, dairy, chewing gum, drink mixes, toothpastes, medications, nuts, dried fruits and vegetables, beer, wine, and much, much more.

Practically speaking, each OmegaKrill softgel contains approximately 1mg of titanium dioxide, which is naturally opaque in color and reflects light very well, helping to protect delicate omega-3 fatty acids from light and oxidation. Meanwhile, it’s estimated that the average daily consumption of titanium dioxide is, on average, 1mg/kg bodyweight/day. For example, a 150-pound person, on average, consumes 68mg of titanium dioxide per day from food. That does not include, however, exposure from personal care products, such as sunscreen, toothpaste, lip balm, etc, which represent an even more concentrated source of titanium dioxide exposure.

Long story short, titanium dioxide does not appear to be a concern, and the relatively minor amount in OmegaKrill is a drop in the bucket, so to speak, in comparison to other daily exposures.

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