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2011-12-21 11:47:08

Cod liver oil and tuberculosis A review of a historical study from 1848 reveals that cod liver oil was an effective treatment for tuberculosis, says Professor Sir Malcolm Green in the Christmas issue published on bmj.com today. In the study, carried out by physicians at the Hospital for Consumption, Chelsea (now the Royal Brompton Hospital), 542 patients with consumption (tuberculosis) received standard treatment with cod liver oil. These patients were compared with 535 'control'...

2010-12-02 00:00:39

Shane Ellison, organic chemist and author of Over-The-Counter Natural Cures, exposes yet another danger lurking in our nutritional supplements: hormones known as cholecalciferol and ergocalciferol, commonly referred to as "vitamin D." Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 The vitamin industry can't be trusted. Consumer reports recently showed that many supplements are "contaminated with heavy metals, pesticides, or prescription drugs." Shane Ellison, organic chemist and author of...

2010-08-10 12:49:26

Vitamin D is effective in reducing frequency of many diseases and cost of medical care, stresses UC Riverside's Anthony Norman Anthony Norman, a leading international expert in vitamin D, proposes worldwide policy changes regarding people's vitamin D daily intake amount in order to maximize the vitamin's contribution to reducing the frequency of many diseases, including childhood rickets, adult osteomalacia, cancer, autoimmune type-1 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, obesity and...

2010-07-16 13:11:58

Vitamin D expert Anthony Norman recommends a daily intake of 2000 international units for most adults Vitamin D surfaces as a news topic every few months. How much daily vitamin D should a person get? Is it possible to have too much of it? Is exposure to the sun, which is the body's natural way of producing vitamin D, the best option? Or do supplements suffice? In the July 2010 issue of Endocrine Today, a monthly newspaper published by SLACK, Inc., to disseminate information about diabetes...

2010-04-15 05:00:00

WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Baby's DHA from Nordic Naturals is the safe and effective way to ensure that growing babies from 5 to 35 pounds receive the important omega-3 essential fatty acids, EPA and DHA. Scientific research shows that an adequate intake of DHA is vital for the healthy development of the brain, eyes and nervous system in infants. Packaged in a 2 oz. glass bottle with measured dropper, Baby's DHA is made from Nordic Naturals Gold Standard Arctic Cod...

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2010-01-23 07:30:00

The growing number of hours children now spend indoors surfing the Web, watching television or playing video games may be linked to a resurgence of rickets, according to a new study published in the current issue of the British Medical Journal. Rickets is caused by chronic vitamin D deficiencies, which can result after long periods without natural sunlight or an inadequate diet. Children suffering from the bone-bending disease can develop painful and deformed bow-legs that do not properly...

2010-01-05 05:00:00

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Naturals, the industry leader in omega-3 fish oil, introduces Omega-3 Effervescent, an innovative way to enjoy fish oil supplementation via a water-soluble drink mix containing EPA and DHA in a delicious orange flavor. This revolutionary delivery system is clean on the palate and offers all the amazing health benefits of omega-3s and vitamin D3, such as heart, brain, joint and bone support, without any hint of fish. Packaged in...

2009-06-23 05:00:00

WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Omega-3 Fishies is Nordic Naturals newest product for children, the "ultimate fish oil gummie" in a swimmingly fun shape and great tasting natural tangerine flavor. Perfect for two-year-olds and up, Nordic Omega-3 Fishies is a gourmet treat made with purified fish oil from anchovies and sardines, two sustainable sources of high quality EPA and DHA. Each 10 gram Omega-3 Fish contains 455 mg of fish oil and offers 136 mg of omega-3. Suggested...

2008-12-02 05:00:00

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the commentary entitled "Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A Toxicity, Frequent Respiratory Infections, and the Vitamin D Deficiency Epidemic" published on November 11th by 16 well known supplement experts, Nordic Naturals announced today that its cod liver oil products pose no threat or compromise to consumers and actually offer healthy omega fatty acid solutions that are low in natural Vitamin A. According to Karin Yien, MD, Nordic Naturals...


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