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Table 5 Gastrointestinal responses from participants

From: Enhanced increase of omega-3 index in healthy individuals with response to 4-week n-3 fatty acid supplementation from krill oil versus fish oil

GI symptoms          Krill oil          Fish oil          Corn oil
(No. of participants) (No. of participants) (No. of participants)
Hiccup - Mild- 2 -
Burping Mild – 4 Mild – 1 Mild – 1
Moderate – 3 Moderate – 1 Moderate – 1
Nausea - - -
Vomiting - - -
Indigestion - Mild – 1 Mild – 1
Stomach/abdominal pain - Mild – 1 -
Constipation Mild – 1 - -
Diarrhea - - -
Flatulence Mild – 1 Mild – 2 Mild – 1
Abdominal bloating Mild – 2 Mild – 1 Mild – 1
Moderate – 1
Cramping - - -
Heartburn - - Mild – 1
After taste Mild – 6 Mild – 3 -
Moderate – 1