What exactly are the of uses cod fish oil?

Healthy heart. Fish oil is a good way to get omega-3-fatty acids. We know that taking fish oil can lower your risk of dying from heart attack or bad heart rhythms ["sudden cardiac death"], lower high bad triglycerides, lower blood pressure.
Fish oil. Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil.

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

Neither. I recommend wild alaskan salmon filets, burgers, canned, and sliced any day over any pill. I also recommend wild cod, halibut, and occasional herring, sardines, and anchovies (high in purines), tuna (high in mercury) as substitutes. No reason to take pills unless you really dislike fish.
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.

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

Different. Fish and cod liver oils contain epa and dha, omega 3 fatty acids that are associated with a lower incidence of heart disease. Proposed mechanisms include rasing HDL (good) cholesterol, mild blood thinning, and as anti-oxidants (complicated protective mechanism). Flax seed oil is a monounsaturated substitute for cooking oils such as animal or vegatable oil and is thought to be less harmful.
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.

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.