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Fish Oil And Cod Liver Oil
Can you please tell me about the advantages of fish oil over cod liver oil and what about flax seed oil?
No advant.,veg. alt.: I do not know of any advantages of fish oil over cod liver oil. Cod liver oil has advantages over fish oil as it is also a good source of vit a & d, not found in fish oils. Any fish or cod liver oil should be purified to remove mercury, pcb's & other toxins. Flax oils is a vegan alternative to fish oil. It has the omega 3 ala which our bodies convert to epa, but not all people make the conversion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Hello, i m 20 yrs old can i take fish oil or cod liver oil tablets as it has many benefits and what is the recommended dosage and can i take it daily?
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Omega 3 is good: Many people can not eat enough fish to get sufficienct omega 3. I am a firm advocate of taking this. I like fish oil better than cod liver oil due to its purification and processing. For heart disease it is 2-4 grams, for joint paint 4-6 grams and for prevention 2grams. For mental health it is dha not epa that you need. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fish oils: read these: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-993-fish%20oil.aspx?activeingredientid=993&activeingredientname=fish%20oil http://breakingmuscle.com/nutrition/krill-oil-vs-fish-oil-whats-the-difference http://foodwatch.com.au/blog/fats-and-oils/item/q-what-s-the-difference-between-fish-oil-and-cod-liver-oil.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
How successful and helpful is Cod liver oil for RA patients ? Should I be taking fish oil capsules ?
Not a treatment pro-: -gram I'm aware of. Cod liver oil is a good vitamin supplements if U can stand the smell. I do know that fish oil does have some anti-inflammatory effect,& do not have a that horrible taste. This should not B Ur treatment for RA however, B U R Cing a rheumatologist for Ur treatment program. ...Read more
I want to take fish oil for my dry eye and to improve overall cardio and neuro health. What is better cod liver oil or Omega 3? Any recommendations?
Both has omega 3: Omega 3 is an essential fatty acid that our body needs and it's a healthy fat. Both fish oil and cod live oil has omega 3, however cod liver oil has additional Vit A and D. Code liver oil may have less omega 3 but pls compare the level of omega 3. Pls watch out for mercury. Check for reputable source or use vegi table source like flax seed, chia or nuts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm allergic to fish so can't take cod liver oil for joint stiffness - what are other alternatives?
I have had moderate acne for years and had a cystic breakout from cod liver oil. Do you think that would happen from taking vitamin a fish liver oil?
Time to Rx: My concern is not whether an oil sold to you as cod liver made your acne flare, but that you have not been treated for cystic acne. This is the 21st century, and no one should have to suffer from such severe acne, period. An appropriately-aggressive scientific physician might, if appropriate, start a woman on the pill or find the right antibiotic; a dermatologist has big guns. You deserve better. ...Read more
Fish oils contain two active omega-3 fatty acids, dha and epa. Most fish oil products contain both dha and epa, but supplements enriched in dha or epa are available. Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to significantly reduce sudden cardiac death. Some studies also indicate the potential for benefits in dementia and risk of heart attack. The omega-3 content of cold water ...Read more
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