Cod liver


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Cod´ liv`er


n.1.The liver of the common cod and allied species.
Cod-liver oil
an oil obtained from the liver of the codfish, and used extensively in medicine as a means of supplying the body with fat in cases of malnutrition.
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The family doctor gave her cod liver oil, then iron, then nitrate of silver, but as the first and the second and the third were alike in doing no good, and as his advice when spring came was to go abroad, a celebrated physician was called in.
John says I musn't lose my strength, and has me take cod liver oil and lots of tonics and things, to say nothing of ale and wine and rare meat.
Vitabiotics Ultra Cod Liver Oil plus Omega 3 Rich in essential acids to boost the brain, eye health and heart.
Cod liver oil, which contains vitamin D, was shown to prevent and cure the disease, and studies conducted on dogs and other animals proved that a nutritional deficiency of vitamin D caused rickets.
Rich in omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D, cod liver oil has several benefits for the breastfeeding mother and her infant.
Green Pasture's Blue Ice Fermented Cod Liver Oil is made from fermented fish livers; the same process was used to make a health tonic widely used and valued in ancient Rome.
Instead, increase your levels by consuming fatty fish, eggs, cod liver oil and fortified milk, or by taking a supplement.
COD LIVER OIL EASES CREAKY JOINTS True: "Cod liver oil can help reduce pain in joints," says Dr Bird.
They also observed any effects the materials might have on cod liver oil held under mild thermal abuse conditions.
From lowering blood pressure to reducing the risk of heart disease, adding cod liver oil to your diet can provide a whole range of health benefits.