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What are the benefits of cod liver oil and fish oil pills?

What are the benefits of cod liver oil and fish oil pills?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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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


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Which do you recommend, cod liver oil vs. Fish oil?

Which do you recommend, cod liver oil vs. Fish oil?

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 more

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Which is best: fish oil, cod liver oil or krill oil?

Which is best: fish oil, cod liver oil or krill oil?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil.

Lots of faith involved not sure any reliable studies comparing oils ...Read more

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What are the differences between cod liver oil, fish oil and krill oil?

What are the differences between cod liver oil, fish oil and krill oil?

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. Html ...Read more

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Is cod liver oil or fish oil better for hair?

Is cod liver oil or fish oil better for hair?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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Is omega-3 fish oil good for the liver?

Is omega-3 fish oil good for the liver?

Take better care!: Don't waste your time, money, or health--liver "detoxing" is worthless, & liver supplements can't fix a diseased liver. If you indeed have liver disorder, see a specialist who can help design appropriate treatment for you. At this time, re-evaluate what you're taking that may hurt the liver (e.g. over-the-counter agents, herbals, too much alcohol--as you asked about before). ...Read more

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Which is better for depression: fish oil or cod liver oil?

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Which is better for depression: fish oil or cod liver oil?

Fish oil fordepressi: For boosting immune system, as antioxidants, both are ok, but for treating major depression, doubt either would be that beneficial by themselves. ...Read more

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How successful and helpful is Cod liver oil for RA patients? Should I be taking fish oil capsules?

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

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Can you please tell me about the advantages of fish oil over cod liver oil and what about flax seed 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 more

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Help please! Is fish oil or cod liver oil better for immune system function?

Help please! Is fish oil or cod liver oil better for immune system function?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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Will taking milk thistle & fish oil at the same time affect me? Have fatty liver 26 male

Will taking milk thistle & fish oil at the same time affect me? Have fatty liver 26 male

Yes but. . .: Any thing you take will affect you. Question is whether effect is good or bad. Dietary supplements such as milk thistle & fish oil are not regulated by government. As such, there may be some contaminants in there that can be bad for you. That's because there's no regulation that manufacturers prove effectiveness or safety prior to marketing. However, milk thistle is said to be good for liver. ...Read more

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How long will it takes to lower my liver enzymes? Current reading is 160. I follow my doctors advice of proper diet and lots of water. Fish oil ok?

How long will it takes to lower my liver enzymes? Current reading is 160. I follow my doctors advice of proper diet and lots of water. Fish oil ok?

Depends on cause: And level of elevated liver enzyme tests. Viral hepatitis, drugs, toxins, alcohol, gallstones, trauma, and NASH are all possibilities. If you can reverse the underlying condition, your tests should return to normal in a few weeks to few months. Sometimes, though, you can't cure the underlying condition so fast. ...Read more

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If I wish to get omega 3 from fish, it is contained in meat of fish or just fish skin or bones /or fishs liver? I can't digest fish oil capsule well

Her were the omega 3: Could be found, pasture-raised meats.
As with meat and dairy foods, eggs are enriched by adding types of feed that are high in omega-3 fatty acids to the hen's diet.
Edamame is a notable exception. Edamame are green soybeans
wild rice.
Walnuts
canola oil.
Flax can be purchased in seed form and in oil form.
Beans
fish live in cold water.
Good luck. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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I am taking Milk Thistle, Resveratrol, Vitamin E, Fish oil, NAC, and SAMe for my fatty liver. Has anybody else read the scientific literature on these supplements for helping decrease NAFLD? What are your thoughts if so?

I am taking Milk Thistle, Resveratrol, Vitamin E, Fish oil, NAC, and SAMe for my fatty liver. Has anybody else read the scientific literature on these supplements for helping decrease NAFLD? What are your thoughts if so?

Too many unknowns: Herbal supplements (or similar) are some of the non-scientific products sold to people in stores, on the internet, and elsewhere. It is usually untested and unproven what a brand, an ingredient, or an amount will do inside a particular person's body. If an herb seems to help, looks harmless, and is inexpensive, then it might be ok to try. Finding applicable research studies on supplements is hard. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take fish oil, ie cod liver oil, omega 3 if you have had breast cancer?

Is it safe to take fish oil, ie cod liver oil, omega 3 if you have had breast cancer?

Tell the Surgeon: Be sure to tell your surgeon about these. These supplements increase your chances of bleeding and can increase the complication rate with biopsies and with surgery. ...Read more

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Fish oil pill are they good for the body?

Fish oil pill are they good for the body?

Generally Yes: These natural omega-3 oils are known to maintain cell membranes and organ health.
The tendency towards formulating highly purified fish oils may be counter productive in that some of the more beneficial fish oils contain additional micronutrients. For example salmon oil or krill oil contain the efficacious antioxidant astaxanthin. ...Read more

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I heard you shouldn't take fish oil with other vitamins, because it flushes the others out of your body. Is this true?

I heard you shouldn't take fish oil with other vitamins, because it flushes the others out of your body. Is this true?

No: Actually, some vitamins are absorbed better when taken with fat. These include a, e, d and k. Fish oil (good fat) has been shown to be helpful with blood pressure and cholesterol, have anti-inflamatory properties, and might be useful in brain health and function. I agree that the very best way to get most vitamins is through your diet. The exception is vitamin d, which is hard to get from food. ...Read more

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What do fish oil pills do in my body?

What do fish oil pills do in my body?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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New research says fish oil is bad for you because it goes bad in the body. Is taking fish oil bad for you?

New research says fish oil is bad for you because it goes bad in the body. Is taking fish oil bad for you?

There are many: Studies that support the use of good quality marine fish oil for eye, joint, brain, and cardiovascular health. Poor quality fish oil can be impure and weak. Prothera, Nortic Naturals, and some others are best. Check to see if has been purified several times and the amount of EPA+DHA in it--ought to be about 50 %. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can fish oil help the human body?

How can fish oil help the human body?

Fish oil: Omega three fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids and are essential for growth and development in utero and during childhood. The main advantage of fish oil is its ability to reduce triglycerides. Some studies in patients taking fish oil also suggested a reduction in heart disease but other studies have refuted those findings. ...Read more

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What does fish oil do for your heart/ body?

What does fish oil do for your heart/ body?

Happy Heart: Fish oil lowers triglycerides. It also reduces your risk for heart attacks and dying from bad heart rhythms. It reduces your blood pressure [slightly]. Fish oil helps eczema and psoriasis too. ...Read more

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What to do if I take fish oil. Witch has fat in it. Will it stop my body from burning muscle?

What to do if I take fish oil. Witch has fat in it. Will it stop my body from burning muscle?

Depends: You tend to metabolize muscle when you're in a calorie deprived state so if you're on a weight reduction diet, you're at risk. You can minimize this by 1) exercising regularly and b) eating protein which is what muscle requires to regenerate. Fish oil can raise your HDL ('good") cholesterol but is not special for preserving muscle. ...Read more

Fish Oil (Definition)

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


Minerals (Definition)

Your body uses minerals to stay healthy and perform vital functions like bone development. Eating a healthy diet full of variety is the best way to the ...Read more