A - Z of Vitamins & Supplements
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Cod liver oil is a nutritional supplement extracted from the liver of cod fish. As with most fish oils, it has high levels of the omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Cod liver oil also contains vitamin A and vitamin D. It was once commonly given to children, because vitamin D has been shown to prevent rickets and other symptoms of vitamin D deficiency.
Cod Liver Oil Capsules – Vitamins for Deep Vein Thrombosis: 100 milligrams (twice daily). Help to prevent blood clotting, including clots caused by DVT. Take one capsule of 100 milligrams twice daily morning and evening for a month to prevent DVT. Stop for one month then repeat dosage again for another month.
Cod Liver Oil - Home remedy for Glaucoma: You can consume cod liver oil which is rich in vitamin E. Take one tablespoon daily for one month.
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