The Icelandic Lysi Cod Liver Oil provides vitamins and benefits for the human body.
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During 1911 - 1917, it had been discovered that large quantities of Vitamin A and Vitamin D exist in cod liver oil and that they have a noticeable, positive effect on rickets and night blindness - common ailments at the time.
The production of winterized medicinal cod liver oil in consumer packaging did not start until after 1959. Ever since, the domestic market has played an essential role as benchmark, testing ground and research site.
In 1979 an article that would have great influence among the public was published in a scientific periodical. Signed by Dyerberg and Bang, it revealed their conclusions on the effects of omega-3 fatty acids in reducing the risk of coronary diseases. This article put Cod Liver Oil at the center of modern health care.
Rich in vitamins A and D, and also linoleic acid which is renowned for its benefits to suppleness and coat condition.
Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin, known to promote healing by stimulating the immune system. It benefits the eyes as well as soft tissue. Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, is also fat-soluble and acts as a hormone to assist the body's absorption and utilization of calcium. It helps bones and teeth, stabilizes the nervous system and helps cardiovascular system, muscles and many body organs.
Cod Liver Oil has been used as a medicine for centuries. It regulates blood sugar and prevents the risk of autoimmune diseases and type-2 diabetes, also helps in the treatment of high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rickets in children, breast and prostate cancer, depression, phagocytosis and increased anti carcinogenic activities.
Cod Liver Oil is rich in vitamins A and D. In children LYSI encourages growth, improves eyesight and makes for strong teeth and sturdy bones. It builds up resistance to colds and other ailments and is a traditional remedy for arthritis. But new research also indicates that the polyunsaturated fatty acid DHA is essential for normal functional development of the retina and the brain. Cod liver oils is also rich in the polyunsaturated fatty acid EPA that is effective prevention against coronary diseases. Cod Liver Oil is sold in capsules and as liquid, with natural taste or variety of flavors.
Recommended daily dose (RDD*)
Children up to 5 years: 1 teaspoon (5 ml)
Children over 6 years: 1 tablespoon (10 ml)
Cod liver oil, vitamin E (d-alpha-tocopheryl acetate), vitamin A (retinyl palmitate, vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol).
Nutritional information per 10 ml
Energy: 340 kJ / 81 Kcal
Protein: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 0 g
Fat: 9.2 g
Saturated fatty acids: 1.6 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids: 4.6 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids: 3.0 g
Thereof omega-3 fatty acids: 2,162 mg
EPA: 690 mg
DHA: 920 mg
Vitamin A: 460 µg
Vitamin D: 9.2 µg
Vitamin E: 9.2 mg
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