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Natural Cod Liver Oil Medication
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
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.
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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
Tablets vs capsules?: Capsules or liquid are certainly a lot more common but sure, the EPA/DHA, Vits A and D can be packaged into a tablet as well. Or do you mean does cod liver oil work, period? It is certainly considered one of the more helpful supplements - supplying things people are actually often short on (see above). anything that dates back 2000+ years is good in my book, too! ...Read more
Not really: Not unless you drink a gallon or two daily. ...Read more
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Anything's possible!: Cod liver oil is used for high cholesterol, high triglycerides, kidney disease in people with diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, osteoarthritis, depression, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), glaucoma, & middle ear infections (otitis media). Cod liver oil contains certain "fatty acids" that prevent the blood from clotting easily. Ref: http://www. Webmd ...Read more
It's fine: It will not hurt you. I would not overdo it, but you can certainly take in appropriate amounts. ...Read more
Hi, me myself 30yrs, wanna know wats d right dosage of seven seas cod liver oil tablets? Once or twice a day?
Read label: Right dosage of any over-the-counter supplement should be listed on label. ...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.
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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
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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.
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Cod liver oil: Yes you can take it all together. ...Read more
Cap: How about in casules that is how I take it. ...Read more
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
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
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 ›