cod liver oil

Cod liver oil for kids: more benefits

Our parents and grandparents often claim to know what’s best for us. In the case of cod liver oil, it turns out they were right! Recent studies show that giving kids this traditional remedy (and supplementing with it while pregnant) can help reduce the risk of a child developing diabetes. Two new studies reveal further [...]

Cod liver oil for kids: more benefits 2015-09-09T13:50:29+00:00

Moms can lower kids’ diabetes risk

Cod liver oil is an important source of vitamin D and the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which aid in the prevention of type 1 diabetes. At Ulleval University Hospital in Norway, researchers investigated whether cod liver oil or other vitamin D supplements could reduce the risk of type [...]

Moms can lower kids’ diabetes risk 2015-09-09T13:50:30+00:00

Grandma’s cure for stiff joints?

Researchers from Cardiff University report that cod liver oil is effective in slowing the destruction of joint cartilage in patients with arthritis. The trial shows that 86% of pre-operative patients with arthritis who took cod liver oil capsules daily had absent or significantly reduced levels of the enzymes that cause cartilage damage, compared to 26% [...]

Grandma’s cure for stiff joints? 2015-09-09T13:50:30+00:00

Grandma Was Right! Cod liver oil helps aching joints, study shows

Scientists from Cardiff University report that cod liver oil is effective in slowing the destruction of joint cartilage in patients with osteoarthritis. For the first time ever, the clinical study provides unique human evidence of the effectiveness of cod liver oil in the management of osteoarthritis. The trial shows that 86% of pre-operative patients with [...]

Grandma Was Right! Cod liver oil helps aching joints, study shows 2015-09-09T13:50:32+00:00

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