The benefits of cod liver oil were first recognised in Manchester by Dr Darbay in 1789, Dr Darbay used the supplement to treat rheumatism. Only a short time later in the mid-1820's cod liver oil was widely used to treat rickets. By the 1930's, cod liver was primarily being distributed to children as prevention for rickets, a vitamins D deficiency.
Cod liver oil contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin A and vitamin D, making it a rich source of antioxidants. Cod liver oil or CLO as its sometimes affectionately know is used to treat and prevent a broad range of symptoms and diseases, a few of the most common are:
Before antibiotics cod liver oil was used by the wealthy as mean of preventing illnesses, modern medicine has made cod liver oil obsolete as a primary means of treating diseases, but it remains as one of the most popular nutrition supplements sold in the West.
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