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A 39-year-old male asked:

Is cod liver oil good for you? i have heard that you need to find a food ratio of vitamin a to d. what is that ratio?

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Cod liver oil: yes, cod liver oil is a healthy supplement. It is a rich source of vitamin A and vitamin D and omega 3 fatty acids. The ratio of A to D is approximately 10 to 1. Cod liver oil can be beneficial for joint symptoms, vascular disease, heart disease, wound healing and brain function.

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