Health Benefits Of Cod Liver Oil‏

There are so many dietary health oils on the market today, it can make you so confuse because you don’t know which one to choose, but one of the best oils is cod liver oil, a fish oil since cod is a type of fish.

Cod liver oil is one of the most popular oil in the world and I’ve always heard the elderly saying it’s the best supplement there is.

Fish oil has always been referred to as a “brain food” because studies have shown that it treats brain conditions like Alzheimer’s disease.

Cod Liver Oil‏

It is a nutritional supplement produced from the liver of cod fish, packed with antioxidants and high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin K, folate, vitamin C basically all B vitamins and minerals like calcium, zinc, phosphorus, iodine and potassium just to name a few.

Cod liver oil is one of the most consumed oil there is and have numerous health benefits, a fish oil that have been used for years for its medicinal uses especially by fishermen who traveled along the coasts of Northern Europe and was considered a special delicacy especially in Scotland.

Cod liver oil is known for an aroma that will make you turn your head away, so it can be found in different flavours like lemon or mint to give it a better taste and smell, but in spite of all its bad aroma and taste, it is an excellent choice for the body if you want to stay healthy.

Cod liver oil is popularly known to

  • lower blood pressure
  • fights inflammation
  • improves vision
  • maintains a healthy skin
  • prevents heart disease
  • treats asthma
  • relieves migraine
  • boosts the immune system
  • prevents cancer
  • treats ricketts
  • treats colic
  • relieve arthritis
  • fights against diabetes
  • lowers high cholesterol
  • maintain brain and mental health thus protecting it from depression
  • combat kidney disease
  • fights inflammation
  • reduces the risk of lupus
  • treats allergies
  • treats sickle cell anemia
  • prevents blood clotting
  • relieves muscle pain
  • treats skin conditions like psoriasis

Overall, cod liver oil treats any ailment and not because it is so good, it shouldn’t be consumed without consulting a doctor first and can be found in the form of capsules or the oil itself at any drug store worldwide.