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what is the benefit of omega 3 oil and cod liver oil?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Excellent: Omega 3 is made in the body from an essential fatty acid called linolenic acid. Some people have difficulty in processing it and epa, derived from fish oil, becomes essential. Cod liver oil provides vitamins d and a but the dose is important.
Answered on Jun 3, 2015

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Cod Liver Oil: Cod liver oil does contain omega 3 fatty acids.
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Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil.

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