A 34-year-old member asked:
Which is better for arthritis: cod liver oil or fish oil?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: Fish oil if you believe the hype. In actuality, data is not impressive for its benefit.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Which do you recommend, cod liver oil vs. Fish oil?
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Holistic Medicine 38 years experience
Neither: I recommend wild alaskan salmon filets, burgers, canned, and sliced any day over any pill. I also recommend wild cod, halibut, and occasional herring, sardines, and anchovies (high in purines), tuna (high in mercury) as substitutes. No reason to take pills unless you really dislike fish.
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 24, 2015
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