Cod Liver Oil Questions
Does anyone know if cod liver oil can be absorbed transdermally? My toddler has recently gone on a strong tasting food strike and he's getting the tell take keratosis pilaris bumps that plagued me Most of my life (until I discovered ascerola... (more)
Does anybody know if this brand's canned cod liver oil comes from wild-caught or farmed fish? (Any other comments about the health quality of this food and its packaging and such is also welcomed.)
I've been thinking about supplementing with CLO for a while now, mainly because I have some skin issues. I'm visiting Oslo pretty soon, so I wonder if some of the Norwegians can give me a tip where to buy quality CLO? I wish I could give Green... (more)
I've stopped using toothpaste altogether (its now been about 2 months), tried using a small amount of baking soda with water at first but found it very harsh on my teeth. Since taking the Green Pastures fermented cod liver/butter oil blend, my... (more)
Still trying to nail down an optimum supplement regime (bone health my first priority as I have mild, early-onset osteoporosis) and I realise I've never really questioned taking FCLO and sometimes high-vitamin butter oil too. Coming to... (more)
So I'm a little overwhelmed at all the info regarding pre-conception/prental supplementations. I would like to start taking fermented Cod Liver Oil, but what else? A folate & iron supplement? I feel like even a whole foods vitamin could be... (more)
Hello! I dont have access to high vitamin cod liver oil, the one im taking (Nordic Naturals/Child Life) does not contain the recommended amounts of vitamin A as per Weston A Price Foundation. So i decided to add additional Vitamin A through... (more)
Im trying to narrow down an effect Ive been experiencing as of late. Ive been taking two gel caps of fermented cod liver oil on certain days that seems to coincide with a very relaxed and low energy state. I normally sleep 6.5-7.5 hours per... (more)
In looking for a good cod liver oil, I saw one user here reccomend Barleans (Travis - you know who you are). Because they don't add synthetic vitamin A like some manufacturers do, they won't specify an amount, only a range (0 to 2200 iu). Since... (more)
I have severely dry/itchy skin for the past few years. Switching to paleo has helped immensely, but sometimes when I take cod liver oil I will get terrible cramps a few hours later and vomit or diarrhea everything out. What am I doing wrong? My... (more)
At what point does vitamin A become a real problem. 10,000IU is listed as the tolerable upper limit. I had 1-2 tsp (didn't measure well) of cod liver oil in my yogurt 3-4oz of beef liver pate 4 eggs etc... all told Fitday says in the area of... (more)
I was sick today so I supplemented about 50,000 IUs. We'll see if I'm alive tomorrow.Toxicity general doesn't typically start until 100,000 IUs and seems to be dependent on vitamin D status.
We are going to try to get pregnant towards the end of the year. I had a blood test recently which said I was deficient in Vitamin D. My level was 65 and it is supposed to be a minimum of 75 at the least. My doctor wants me to start supplementing... (more)
Wish I could remember where (maybe Chris Kresser's?), but I recall reading that skate liver oil was similar to cod liver oil except it was lower in vitamin A. And Green Pastures says that skate liver oil contains: unique nutrients ... such as ... (more)
I've read good things about Green Pasture Brand's cod liver oil and was going to bite the bullet and buy some. Does anyone purchase from this company? Do you have favorite products? and why? would love to know if I should pick up anything else... (more)
I had my first serving of CLO today... dear god is that stuff horrendous. Is there some trick to taking it? Does it get easier? I just saw that it is also available in a capsule... is this as effective? I keep re-experiencing the CLO with... (more)
My favorite way is to add the cod liver oil to my bowl of bone-broth stew, which isn't hot enough to damage the CLO. It adds a rich underlying flavor that isn't fishy or liver-ish and as a base flavor my taste buds find it very pleasant.
I inherited a bottle of cod liver oil from my dad (he used to swear by it for knee pain), and now I rediscover it in the back of my fridge, all cloudy like mother of vinegar. Should I toss it, or is it still good?
I recently came across Cave Girl Eats who swears by fermented cod liver oil for acne/skin improvement. Has anyone else had similar success? Do the capsules work the same as the actual oil? I'm really trying to paleo-ify my skin care regimen but... (more)
cod liver oil only provides vit a/d and omega fats, beef liver provides a wide array of nutrients. big difference between the two.
I've been reading up a bunch on using cod liver oil to supplement vitamin D in the winter, and I had a question about vitamin A:D ratios. The WAPF states that the ratio of Vitamin A to D in supplements should be around 5:1. Trouble is, no one's... (more)
A number of sources spoke highly of Green Pasture fermented cod liver oil (FCLO), so a short while back, I picked up a bottle of their FCLO/butter oil blend capsules. Problem is, the dosage is unclear, as I believe Green Pasture claims that the... (more)
Until now my 6 month old has been getting Carlson Vitamin D drops daily (400 iu, sometimes on days we don't get any sunshine I'll give him 800iu.) He's still 95% breastfed. He does like to gnaw on Meaty bones and occasionally eats a little green... (more)
Currently I take 1 tablespoon of Carlson's cod liver oil each day. Before I buy more, I just wanted to take a survey on what everyone takes. I know I need a lot of DHA because I'm following the AI protocol. I listened to the Healthy Skeptic's... (more)
I'm about to order some fermented cod liver oil. But I wasn't sure what flavor was best. I've tried normal cod liver oil in the past and I can't help but gag at the strawberry flavoring. (more)
I've tried them all and cinnamon is the best and even that's not so great. After a while, you just get used to it. I wash it down quickly with warm herbal tea.
I have a question about the Fermented Cod Liver Oil. I really can't afford it, I may be able to put it in the budget again when I return to work but right now I'm a stay at home mom. Is it even worth it to take the Carlson brand CLO that I'm... (more)
I have read several of the threads on CLO and HVBO, but mostly they were just facts and opinions of whether or not it's good to take or not. I'm looking for real testimonies of people who take one of them or both of them, or people who have ever... (more)
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