cod liver oil

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Synonyms for cod liver oil

an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishes

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The levels of the liver oil trace elements total carotene (vitamin A) and total a-tocopherol (vitamin E) were measured and the ratio of hepatosomatic index (HSI) and fatty acid profiles of the fish liver oil were determined.
Fish liver oil contains high levels of vitamins A, a strong antioxidant, and vitamin D, which plays an important part in helping to maintain a healthy musculoskeletal system.
Fish liver oil contains high levels of vitamins A - a strong antioxidant - and D - which helps to maintain a healthy musculoskeletal system.
Take fish liver oil capsules and eat eggs and dairy products for active vitamin A.
If you would like to take your folic acid in a supplement that contains other vitamins, make sure it doesn't contain vitamin A or fish liver oil.
VITAMIN A Liver, kidney, eggs, milk, margarine, butter, fish and fish liver oil.
Vitamin D, found in fish liver oil, sardines, tuna and fortified milk, is said to aid calcium absorption.
So if you want to take a fish supplement, you might want to choose to take fish oil supplements rather than cod liver oil or other fish liver oil supplements.
Active vitamin A is particularly high in the fish liver oil from cod, halibut, salmon and shark.
Liver, kidney, eggs, milk, margarine, butter, fish and fish liver oil are all great natural sources of vitamin A.
She recommends a small daily supplement of fish liver oil but warns excessive doses of vitamin D supplements can cause kidney stones and even kidney failure.
Pregnant women are also advised to avoid supplements containing vitamin A, including fish liver oil supplements, because having too much vitamin A could harm their unborn baby.
The first is fish liver oil - made from the liver of white fish such as cod - which is rich in vitamins A and D and contains variable amounts of fatty acids EPA and DHA.
A When you're pregnant or trying to get pregnant, you shouldn't take supplements containing cod liver oil or other types of fish liver oil.