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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
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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
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
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 to tell which supplements shouldn't be taken together daily? Eg probiotics, krill oil, tumeric, amalaki, neem, cod liver oil.
Discuss: With dietician.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Is it ok to take cod liver oil capsule BP 300 twice daily for a long time, shall i continue this, any bad side effect and benefit in this dose, ?
It's fine: Not dangerous unless you inhale it!Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Take it with food. It shouldn't have any effact on your gerd. ...Read more
I am 23 years old and I take cod liver oil softgels and biotin in combination.is this good combination or both have any absorption effect?
Fine: There is no problem taking Cod Liver Oil and biotin together. They should both be well-absorbed and neither will interfere with absorption of the other. ...Read more
Yes, but: Yes but i can think of no reason a healthy 21 year old would want to take either one, let alone both. ...Read more
Is it safe to take cod liver oil (which contains high amount Vit A) with a multivitamin (also containing Vit A)?
Vitamin A: Unless you have a lab study indicating that your vitamin a is low I suggest you not use cod liver old unless your doc asked you to. High quality Marine Fish Oil would be a good substitute if you are not on a blood thinner. Please see your doc to coordinate this. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take cod liver oil 550mg with vitamin A & D two times a day and I accidentally took 3. Recommended dose is 1 or 2. Is it serious???
No: The average 500 mg capsule of cod liver oil contains approximately 1000 IU of Vitamin A and 225 IU of Vitamin D. The acute toxic dose of Vitamin A for an average adult is >660,000 units of Vitamin A, which would be 600 capsules of cod liver oil. Acute toxicity of Vitamin D in adults is generally a non-issue as it would take a massive overdose to cause acute symptoms. ...Read more
I'm allergic to fish so can't take cod liver oil for joint stiffness - what are other alternatives?
Is it ok to take cod liver oil, vitamin b, iron supplements, vitamin d along with multivitamins everyday? or is it too much?
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