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fish liver oil

[′fish ‚liv·ər ‚ȯil]
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An oil extracted from certain fish livers and containing vitamin A; high-potency livers are obtained from cod, shark, and halibut; used in medicine and as a dietary supplement.
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Liver, kidney, eggs, milk, margarine, butter, fish and fish liver oil are all great natural sources of vitamin A.
She recommends a small daily supplement of fish liver oil but warns excessive doses of vitamin D supplements can cause kidney stones and even kidney failure.
Pregnant women are also advised to avoid supplements containing vitamin A, including fish liver oil supplements, because having too much vitamin A could harm their unborn baby.
The first is fish liver oil - made from the liver of white fish such as cod - which is rich in vitamins A and D and contains variable amounts of fatty acids EPA and DHA.
A When you're pregnant or trying to get pregnant, you shouldn't take supplements containing cod liver oil or other types of fish liver oil.
SENSIBLE SUPPLEMENTS VITAMIN D can be found naturally in a small number of foods including oily fish, fish liver oils, animal liver, eggs and butter, as well as fortified sources such as margarine, breakfast cereals, yoghurts and milk - although UK milk isn't routinely fortified.
Although few foods contained significant amounts of vitamin D, important sources in the diet could include fatty fish, such as salmon or tuna, fish liver oils and eggs.
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