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Nordic Naturals Offers Cod Liver Oil Solutions in Response to Recent Vitamin A and Vitamin D Controversy

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 co...

Associates of Cape Cod (ACC) and MDS Analytical Technologies Collaborate to Offer a More Robust LAL Endotoxin Assay Platform

EAST FALMOUTH, Mass. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Associates of Cape Cod, Inc. (ACC) and MDS Analytical Technologies are pleased to announce the launch of ACC's Chromogenic LAL Endotoxin assay kits utilizing MDS Analytical Technologies' SpectraMax(R) instrument platform and So...

How Healthy Is A Regular Dose Of Cod Liver Oil?

Seven Seas, the producer of Cod-liver oil has removed many of its products off the shelf because of revelation that it contained dioxins, above the prescribed// limits. Dioxins are usually by-products of the industrial processes, which are supposed to be obliterated by the manufacturing outfits. ...

Association of Peruvian Anchovy Producers Pursues MSC Certification

...her with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), formed the MSC in 1997 to promote responsible, sustainable fishing practices after watching the North Atlantic cod fishery (once the world's largest and richest fishery) collapse in the 1990s. With its global partners, the MSC has developed standards for sustainabl...

Nordic Omega-3 Fishies from Nordic Naturals Offers Quality EPA and DHA for Children with 'Kid Pleasin' Taste

...e www.omega-research.com . Nordic Omega-3 Fishies join a complete line of high quality children's products from Nordic Naturals that includes cod liver oil in liquids and flavored chewable soft gels as well as other full spectrum essential fatty acid supplements. The new Fishies are a perfect co...

Omega-3 EPA: Treatment for a Heart Condition

...ppened upon a friend who referred him to a doctor (now professor) at Hammersmith hospital, namely Dr Basant Puri. Then researching into the effects of cod liver oil, Dr Puri recommended that the omega-3s within the oil would thin the blood, helping the blood cells to be more flexible and less prone to cl...

Video: CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Awards $4.2 Million in Grants Benefiting Children with Disabilities, Uninsured

...thern Bristol County, Attleboro Bay Cove Human Services, Boston Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Boston Boston Medical Center, Boston Cape cod Child Development Program, Hyannis Courageous Sailing Center of Boston, Charlestown Genesis Fund, Waltham Hockomock Area YMCA, North Attle...

Fatty Fish May Cut Heart Failure Risk in Men

... men who never ate fatty fish. The study also found that men who consumed a moderate amount (about 0.3 grams a day) of omega-3 fatty acids -- found in cod liver oil and other fish oils -- were less likely to develop heart failure than those who consumed little or no omega-3 fatty acids. The beneficial...

Got High Cholesterol? Statins Are Not the Only Answer, Says Natural Solutions Magazine

...ed "The Heart Healthy Diet" offers several low- or no-cholesterol recipes, including dark chocolate and date truffles, vegetable frittata, and grilled cod with black bean-mango salsa. About Natural Solutions Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living, formerly Alternative Medicine ...

New Specialty Retailers Sign Up to Sell Life Fitness Equipment

...tness Outlet in Sacramento, Calif., and Seattle, five stores; At Home Fitness in Phoenix, three stores; FitChix in Scottsdale, Ariz., two stores; Cape cod Fitness in Hyannis, Mass; Treadmill Outlet in Redwood City, Calif.; Bring It Home Fitness in Fresno, Calif.; Fitness Mart in San Diego; Fitness Direct...

Vitamin D Added to FDA Osteoporosis Risk-Reduction Health Claim

...amin D2 (found naturally in plants) is equally as effective as vitamin D3 (produced as a result of sun exposure and found in some food sources such as cod liver oil and oily fish) in maintaining circulating blood levels of vitamin D. -- With support from the National Institutes of Health and the Instit...

LabBits: A media tip sheet from the MBL in Woods Hole

... MBL, WOODS HOLE, MASummer on Cape cod is synonymous with a surge of tourists, but also a surge of scientists at the MBL (Marine Biological Laboratory). For more than a century, researchers...

Supercharged Superfruit Summer Snacks for Kids

...chewy to make this a snack they'll ask for daily." Available in handy re-sealable pouches, Fruitaceuticals come in two varieties of all natural Cape cod cranberries supercharged with antioxidant rich pomegranates or healthy Omegas. -- PomaCrans(TM) features cranberries infused with premium whole ...

Sen. Kennedy Up and Walking After Brain Tumor Surgery

...been walking the hallways, spending time with family and actively keeping up with the news of the day." "He looks forward to returning home to Cape cod soon, and is thankful for all the prayers and well wishes," the statement said. No further updates on Kennedy's condition were expected until he le...

Ted Kennedy Released From Hospital

... He returns to Cape cod home while doctors determine treatment plans for malignant brain tumor ...om the hospital today ahead of schedule. He will return to his home on Cape cod while we await further test results and determine treatment plans. He's fee...

Sen. Edward Kennedy Hospitalized After Seizure

... SATURDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) -- Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was taken from a local hospital near the Kennedy family compound on Cape cod to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston early Saturday after suffering from at least one seizure, and possibly a second one, according to news rep...

Amber Valletta on Preventing Mercury Exposure

...ish--fish that are small and low on the food chain. Because mercury bioaccumulates up the marine food chain, small fish such as tilapia and cod and shellfish such as shrimp, crab and oysters have low mercury levels. The Washington State Department of Health has a very handy pocket g...

Sodexo Challenges Diners on College Campuses to Go Trayless and Go Green

...ater supply. Food materials discharged to local waste water treatment plants contribute to increased levels of BOD (biological oxygen demand), cod (chemical oxygen demand), TSS (total suspended solids), and O/G (oil and grease). Food materials discarded into the solid waste stream contrib...

Low Vitamin D Levels Associated With an Increased Risk of Peripheral Arterial Disease

...nts by eating a variety of foods in moderation, rather than by taking supplements. Food sources of vitamin D include fortified milk, salmon, sardines, cod liver oil and some fortified cereals. Vitamin or mineral supplements aren't a substitute for a balanced, nutritious diet that limits excess calories, ...

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Leg Artery Blockages

...in D intake of 400 International Units a day for people aged 50 and older. In addition to sunlight, other sources of the vitamin are salmon, sardines, cod liver oil, fortified milk and some fortified cereals. Exposure to sunlight "always calls for a balance," Melamed said, because overexposure raises ...

New Fruitaceuticals(R) Redefines Dried Fruit Category

... as providing bacterial anti-adhesion protection. PomaCrans is a health-promoting combination of two superfruits, cranberries and pomegranates. Cape cod Cranberries are supercharged with an infusion of premium whole pomegranate juice, which provides the added benefits of pomegranate antioxidant compoun...

Dogs and Cats Need Omega-3 Fatty Acids Just as Humans Do - Nordic Naturals Offers Premium Fish Oil to Supplement Pets' Diet!

...WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- cod liver oil is a valuable source of the omega-3 fatt...ral products industry, introduces two sizes of Pet cod Liver Oil, 8 and 16 oz. bottles, made specifically...et products in two different delivery systems: Pet cod Liver Oil in liquid and Omega-3 Pet in soft gels f...

Hibernation-like behavior in Antarctic fish -- on ice for winter

...the University of Birmingham reveal, for the first time, that the Antarctic cod Notothenia coriiceps effectively puts itself on ice to survive the long Ant...decreasing water temperatures. The interesting thing about these Antarctic cod is that their metabolic rates are reduced in winter even though the seawate...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association Launches Its First Thirteen Local Chapters/Affiliates

... condition is critical to improving the odds of survival. The first set of local chapters and affiliates include: -- Austin, Texas -- Cape cod and the Islands, Massachusetts -- Iowa (statewide organization based in Des Moines) -- Kansas City (Kansas and Missouri) -- Long Island, N...

More sun exposure may be good for some people

...ption would be to increase vitamin D consumption while continuing to wear sunscreen. Vitamin D is easily accessible in many foods and liquids, such as cod liver oil and milk, and in dietary supplements. ...

Medifast, Inc. Director of Research & Development Co-Authors Health Book

... pea soup, sumac salmon, maple-ginger butternut squash, lime-ginger glazed chicken with fennel relish, green salad with grapes and sunflower seeds and cod with saffron sauce. Davis was previously a researcher at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Md., and a clinician at t...

Purified Fish Oil Concentrates Offer Solution to Current Seafood Controversy for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women!

...rease the amount of DHA available to their developing infant but may also positively influence their infant's immune development. *Mothers taking cod liver oil during pregnancy and lactation had children with higher IQs when children reached age 4. This research and more is available at http://...

As Winter Approaches, Risk for Vitamin D Deficiency Increases

...e latest trends in vitamin D products: Trend #1 - Vitamin D of the sea cod liver oil is a great source of vitamin D, but its unpleasant taste has ca...ringe for generations. Taste improvements are among the latest trends in cod liver oil products, including a more palatable lemon flavor. Trend #2 ...

Omega-3s Guard Against Type 1 Diabetes

...egulates blood sugar levels, is produced by the islet cells. In past research, scientists discovered that Norwegian children who were regularly given cod liver oil supplements, which are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D, had a lower incidence of type 1 diabetes. It wasn't clear, however, whethe...

Diet Could Be Life or Death for Prostate Cancer Patients

...s of Health. Dietary sources of omega-3 fatty acids include cold water fish such as salmon, halibut, tuna, sardines and mackerel, and fish oil such as cod liver oil. English walnuts and flaxseeds also contain omega-3s. "This study clearly shows that diet can tip the balance toward a good or bad o...

India to Get a Taste of 'British' Curries

... Black pudding which is cooked in blood, usually from a pig, and tripe and onions are a strict no-no on the show. "I will not introduce cod roe either. It's an acquired taste." But chicken tikka masala, which former government minister Robin Cook once said was the national dish bec...

Vitamin D Deficiency Still Persists in Babies

...(CHEO )researcher has found that children and babies are falling prey to vitamin D deficiency Rickets. Despite the fact that generation subsists on cod liver oil, fortified milk, vitamin supplements and sunshine, vitamin D deficiency rickets has persisted in too many children in Canada. Ricket...

Whooping Cough Spreads from a Massachusetts Hospital

...ng cough. After a staff member at the Cape cod Hospital in Hyannis was diagnosed with pertussia t...ms, said Dr. Alan Sugar, an epidemiologist at Cape cod Hospital in a Friday afternoon news conference at ... this exposure, Sugar said. An auditor in the Cape cod Hospital oncology department began showing symptom...

Cod Liver Oil Helps Keep Depression at Bay

... Boffins have claimed that cod liver oil might help keep depression at bay. The s... up with the benefits of the major constituents of cod liver oil, omega-3 fatty acids. The researc... over, showed that people who seldom or never took cod liver oil had higher rates of depression, stress o...

Fracture risk is not reduced by calcium supplements

...trations and intake of fruit and vegetables." Margarine, eggs, chicken liver, salmon, sardines, mackerel, swordfish and fish oils like halibut and cod liver oils contain vitamin D. Vitamin D is also naturally produced during the exposure of body to the sun. GY ...

Pregnant? Time to get fishy!

...he University of Alberta, mothers who had included cod liver oil intake on a daily basis after the 18th w...ar better than children whose mothers did not take cod liver oil. Researchers opine that intake of cod liver oil is really crucial during the last trimes...

Role of Vitamin D in Preventing Cancer

...s 200 IU of vitamin D, taken twice daily, would reduce the risk of breast cancer in women aged 50 to 79. Increased outdoors activities, consumption of cod liver oil and drinking nine glasses of milk per week significant reduced the risk of cancer and bone fractures. The active form of vitamin D inhibits ...

Consuming Fish During Pregnancy Boosts Child’s I

...ystem. Pregnant women are therefore advised to avoid swordfish, king mackerel, tilefish, shark and white tuna. Safe fishes are sardines, herring, cod and haddock as they have lower mercury levels. Along with mercury another harmful component to be considered in farm raised fish are PCBs. The...

Herbal remedies can have harmful interaction when taken with drugs for rheumatic arthritis

...eumatic arthritis in an outpatient clinic under study had taken herbal medication at some point of time. Some commonly taken alternative remedies were cod liver oil, glucosamine, chondroitin, and evening primrose oil. 28 of them had taken a form of medication that may interact adversely with the conventi...

Fish is Good for Your Heart

...d sardines) most likely when it was broiled or baked rather than fried. Fried fish and fish sandwiches, which are usually made of lean white fish like cod and pollock, do not contain significant amounts of these heart-healthy acids and do not protect a person from irregular heart beats. ...
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