Cod Liver Oil: Information
Cod liver oil is a popular and economical supplement with decades of use attesting to its benefits. Cod liver oil is really three supplements in one; it provides active forms of vitamin A and vitamin D, and omega 3 fatty acids like those in fish body oils also known as fish oils.
Cod Liver Oil for Brain, Mood and Immune Health
The omega-3 fatty acids in cod liver oil are essential nutrients for brain and cardiac health, and support a positive mood. Vitamin A is a critical immune system factor and essential antioxidant nutrient. Finally, cod liver oil is one of the very few good dietary sources of Vitamin D, which is gaining increasing significance as an immune regulating nutrient that most people fail to produce in sufficient quantities for optimal health.
Using Cod Liver Oil
Use Cod liver oil products as directed. Cod liver oil is available in softgel and liquid form, most of which are mildly flavored. High quality cod liver oils such as those carried by AllStarHealth have a surprisingly mild taste due to their purity and freshness. All cod liver oil supplements have been purified to remove heavy metals and other contaminants.
Side-effects and Cautions:
Monitor your intake of vitamin A from other sources such as multivitamins and avoid taking more than 15, 000 IU per day from all supplement sources combined.