Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is one of the first recognized dietary supplements. And plays a huge role in the supplement industry and health. Many people may have heard of the name. But they may still know where it came from. How is it useful? Today I will let you know about cod liver oil.
Dr. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nalinee is persistent. Department of Nutrition Department of Pediatrics Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, she explained that cod liver oil is the oil extracted from the cod liver of marine fish like “codfish” which is very rich in vitamin A and vitamin D. helps strengthen bone growth, normalize bone formation, and stimulate the immune system as a child’s vitamin. Suitable for children aged 12 years and over,
Which vitamin A is important in strengthening the epithelium and bones, as well as strengthening the immune system. It makes it easier to seevision in the dark or dim light better.
As for vitamin D, it also plays a role in increasing the absorption of calcium and phosphorus, and plays an important role in patients with kidney disease. If you take vitamin D, it will increase the absorption of calcium back. and more phosphorus as well.
In addition, cod liver oil (COD liver oil) has many benefits, including:
- helps strengthen bones and teeth.
- reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Prevent rickets in children.
- stimulates cell division (cell proliferation) and develops cells responsible for repairing the worn out parts of the body.
- It is an antioxidant, helps protect the skin and protects the eyes from being damaged by pollution.
There are some substances in cod liver oil that affect platelet function. As a result, the platelet malfunction is the same as aspirin. It is advised to take cod liver oil on a regular basis if surgery is required.to inform the doctor in detail about eating. and recommends stopping eating about 2 weeks before surgery to complete the new platelets. To prevent bleeding that doesn’t stop or comes out more than usual.