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Dr. Yolanda Wade Dr. Wade
Family Medicine
23 years in practice
University of Sheffield Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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Is cod liver oil safe?

Is cod liver oil safe?

Often: In moderation and from a reliable company, cod liver oil can be a safe and helpful supplement. Check an independent supplement testing source like ConsumerLab for recommendations. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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Is cod liver oil good for you?

Is cod liver oil good for you?

Depends: It will not do harm, but if you have no reason to take this supplement, it will not do any good. It will not make you superhealthy! For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Lippe Dr. Lippe
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
25 years in practice
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
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Is cod liver oil molecularly distilled bad?

Is cod liver oil molecularly distilled bad?

Molecularly distille: Cod liver oil is neither helpful or hurtful though tastes vile how something is distilled by molecule sounds likea advertising gimmick rather than real science. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Southard Dr. Southard
Internal Medicine
11 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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Dr. Arthur Heller Dr. Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
39 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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Is cod liver oil good for fatty liver?

Is cod liver oil good for fatty liver?

Not especially : Source of vitamins a and d; don't overdo. Fatty liver often associated with overweight, alcohol, some meds. Address those issues. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker Dr. Baker
Holistic Medicine
36 years in practice
University of Michigan Medical School
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Is krill oil better than cod liver oil?

Is krill oil better than cod liver oil?

Perhaps a bit but...: Krill oil and cod liver oil are both excellent sources of essential Omega 3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. The main thing krill oil has that cod liver oil does not is Astaxanthin, a powerful antioxidant with many proven benefits (see http://products.mercola.com/astaxanthin/). But krill oil costs much more so you could take cod liver oil and supplement with astaxanthin. See my comment: ...Read more

Dr. Kristel Hunt Dr. Hunt
Internal Medicine - Hepatology
19 years in practice
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
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Is it ok to take cod liver oil and lysine together?

Is it ok to take cod liver oil and lysine together?

Check RDD: cod liver oil is high in lysine so best to check how much lysine you'd be getting. best to stick to no more than the recommended daily dosage. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Pathology
40 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Dr. Randy Baker Dr. Baker
Holistic Medicine
36 years in practice
University of Michigan Medical School
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Can I take krill oil and cod liver oil together safely?

Can I take krill oil and cod liver oil together safely?

Yes: Both krill and cod liver oil are excellent sources of essential fatty acids EPA and DHA. Cod Liver Oil also contains Vitamins A and D. Krill oil may be more readily absorbed and is an excellent source of astaxanthin. It is safe to take these together. One would have to take very large amounts for either or both to be hazardous. See http://draxe.com/cod-liver-oil/ for more info. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Lippe Dr. Lippe
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
25 years in practice
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
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Dr. Tracy Sinha Dr. Sinha
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
49 years in practice
Saurashtra University, C.U. Shah Medical College
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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz Dr. Leibowitz
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
21 years in practice
University of Sheffield Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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Can i take cod liver oil tablets even though i suffer with gout?

Can i take cod liver oil tablets even though i suffer with gout?

Yes: Although consumption of organ meats high in purine content such as beef, lamb, and pork, can contribute to gout attacks, cod liver oil pills should not be a problem. ...Read more

Dr. Tracy Sinha Dr. Sinha
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
49 years in practice
Saurashtra University, C.U. Shah Medical College
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Dr. Claude Parola Dr. Parola
Internal Medicine
36 years in practice
Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
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I would like to take cod liver oil or krill oil and would like your advice?

I would like to take cod liver oil or krill oil and would like your advice?

Fine: Cod liver oil contains vitamin a, vitamin d and omega-3 fatty acid, krill oil has high levels of omega-3 fatty acid. Omega-3 is helpful in lowering triglycerides and may have beneficial effects on the heart, may increase level of vitamin a and d; however the level of vitamin a may become too high if you consume too much of fish oil. So do it with moderation, as always consult your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Gordon Dr. Gordon
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
years in practice
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
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How much amount of cod liver oil & how many times can I give a 3 month old a day?

How much amount of cod liver oil & how many times can I give a 3 month old a day?

Depends: The major contents of cod liver oil are the Vitamins A and D and omega-3 fatty acids. If you're breast or formula feeding your infant you don't have to supplement his diet with cod liver oil. It was important if you lived in the high latitudes with low UV light exposure. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kwok Dr. Kwok
Pediatrics
29 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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Is it okay to take one biotin pill of 1000 mcg and a pill of cod liver oil a day ?

Is it okay to take one biotin pill of 1000 mcg and a pill of cod liver oil a day ?

Only if...: Only if a person truly needs extra biotin or cod liver oil, should she take some. People should not ingest "supplements" or medications that they do not need. If a person is deficient in biotin, in omega-3 fatty acids, or in the vitamins in cod liver oil, then it may be ok to take those supplements. Thus, the question is, what is the person deficient in? ...Read more

Dr. Michael Jones Dr. Jones
Family Medicine
18 years in practice
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. Jessica Allan Dr. Allan
Internal Medicine
19 years in practice
St. George's University School of Medicine
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Giving baby Cod liver oil and I could hear the cold rattling. This is the only way he tends to bring up cold but somehow there's a lot left in him?

Giving baby Cod liver oil and I could hear the cold rattling. This is the only way he tends to bring up cold but somehow there's a lot left in him?

Go to Pediatrician: The rattle sounds likes thick mucus or phlegm. Cod liver oil may help but I suggest taking infant to Doctor. Baby needs to be seen to rule out serious infections like bronchitis, pneumonia or RSV. The doctor may provide treatment to help clear the lungs and the "rattling cold" ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Dr. Pamela Pappas Dr. Pappas
Psychiatry
38 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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What is cod liver oil pills do?

What is cod liver oil pills do?

Cod Liver Oil: Cod liver oil contains more vitamin a and vitamin d than any other food. This is pre-formed vitamin a, though -- not the beta carotene you can get from plants. You probably want no more than 2500 iu of preformed vitamin a/day. It is fat soluble and the excess is stored in your liver. Cod liver oil also contains high amounts of dha and epa -- long chain omega-2 fats. ...Read more