I dont have access to high vitamin cod liver oil, the one im taking (Nordic Naturals/Child Life) does not contain the recommended amounts of vitamin A as per Weston A Price Foundation.
So i decided to add additional Vitamin A through GNC's Vitamin A & D with ratios of 5000iu of Vit A to 400iu of Vit D. It says in the label that is from fish liver oil, but does not specify if its from cod.
Is this ok? Thanks!
The issue is that Virtually All of the Cod Liver and Vitamin A oils out there are artificial vitamins. Consuming synthetic Vitamin A will lead to Vitamin toxicity faster than a whole foods source, and both can be dangerous without adequate levels of Vitamin D.
The WAPF is moving away from regular cod liver oils, and only recommending the fermented or "traditionally prepared" cod liver oils from Green Pastures.
Personally, I am taking the Carlesons Super 1000mg Cod Liver Oil, while I save up for the fermented kind. I would rather take the right ratio in one brand of pills than to take a few different kinds.
The question to you is: are you taking cod liver oil for the benefits of cod liver oil, or for the specifics of Vitamin A and D. If the former, don't worry about the vitamins, if the latter, just take the GNC version.
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