Three reasons to take cod liver oil, especially for children

Why give fermented cod liver oil to children? That’s a great question. Because, let’s be honest, it doesn’t sound all that appealing. But this traditional super food has a pretty impressive list of benefits, which is why so many people continue to take it and give it to their children. Fermented cod liver oil goes way back. In fact, many …

Cod Liver Oil: A forgotten gift for children

What do you think of when you think of cod liver oil? Images of kids scurrying and hiding in all parts of the house? Mother with a stern look on her face holding out a spoon to a kid with a screwed-up disgusted expression? Most of us have no personal experience with cod liver oil prior to beginning a real …

The vital Vitamin A

Water-soluble nutrients called carotenes are not true vitamin A. Carotenes are found in foods like carrots, squash, and green vegetables. Fat-soluble vitamin A is retinol and is only found in animal fats. When we are healthy our bodies can make the difficult conversion of carotenes into retinol. Depending on the fat-soluble vitamin A status in your body, you made need to …

Miracles of Vitamin D

The Miracle of Vitamin D Phosphorus, calcium and our hormones all have something in common. They need fat-soluble vitamin D. Fat-soluble vitamin D is considered a hormone rather than a vitamin. Strange as it may sound, our bodies have developed a biological need for hormones. Fat-soluble vitamin D is essential to balance the ratio of calcium and phosphorous in our blood. Professor and …