cod liver oil

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Noun1.cod liver oil - an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishescod liver oil - an oil obtained from the livers of cod and similar fishes; taken orally as a source of vitamins A and D
animal oil - any oil obtained from animal substances
cod oil - an inferior cod-liver oil that is used in leather manufacturing
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Vitamin D, sometimes known as the 'sunshine vitamin', is made in the body when the skin is exposed to sunlight and is found in foods such as fish liver oil, eggs and fatty fish such as salmon, herring and mackerel.
Fish oil may be fish body oil - made from the tissues of fatty fish - or fish liver oil, which is made by pressing the cooked liver of halibut, shark or, most commonly, cod.
Fish oil may be fish body oil - made from the tissues of fatty fish, such as sardines, sprat, salmon and mackerel - or fish liver oil, which is made by pressing the cooked liver of halibut, shark or, most commonly, cod.
Vitamin D is produced as a natural byproduct of the skin's exposure to sunlight and is also found in fish liver oil, eggs and fatty fish such as salmon, herring and mackerel or a dietary supplement.
Vitamin D found in fish liver oil also helps reduce nerve pain in diabetics.
In return, EU fish liver oil exports will enter Montenegro duty free.
Other sources of vitamin A include fish liver oil, eggs and dairy products.
Fish oil may be fish body oil - made from the tissues of fatty fish, such as sardines, sprat, salmon and mackerel - or fish liver oil - made by pressing the cooked liver of halibut, shark or, most commonly, cod.
FIND it in the form of retinol in foods such as fish liver oil, dairy products and eggs or in carotene, found in sweet potatoes, carrots, spinach and many green and yellow fruits.