Thompson Cod Liver Oil Capsules 100

Price: AU $11.37
Code: 903967
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Cod liver oil is a popular traditional remedy to boost the immune system, maintain healthy joints and the condition of the eyes and skin. Cod liver is a natural source of Vitamin A, Vitamin D with traces of essential fatty acids.

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble nutrient essential to healthy vision, reproduction, immunity, wound healing and other essential body functions. Vitamin A contributes to normal cell reproduction or differentiation thereby minimising the risk of abnormal cell formation. By maintaining healthy cell membranes, Vitamin A helps prevent invasion by disease-causing micro-organisms. Along with Vitamin D, it is useful in the formation of bone, protein and growth hormone. This vitamin's ability to boost the immune system and treat infections is well established in scientific studies.

As well as the body producing Vitamin D by the action of sunlight on the skin, good dietary sources of this vitamin can be obtained through the use of fish liver oils. Vitamin D is best known for its ability to stimulate the absorption of calcium, thereby preventing bone diseases such as rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. Vitamin D deficiency is now most often seen in elderly people who have low sun exposure, resulting in a lack of bone strength, bone density, and joint pain.


Thompson's cod  liver oil products are manufactured under the strictest guidelines and are of the highest quality for supplementation. Thompson's have always applied rigorous quality control for all Thompson's brand fish products, testing for pesticides and heavy metal contaminants such as PCBs, dioxins and mercury. Customers can be assured that all Thompson's fish oil products do not exceed World Health Organisation (WHO) standards and Australian Food Standard (AFS) limits.

Active Ingredients:

Active ingresients per capsule: Cod-liver oil 500 mg, equiv. Vitamin A 138 microgram retinol equivalents, equiv. Colecalciferol 1.21 microgram (48 IU).

Contains sulfites and fish products.

Dosage:

DIRECTIONS
Adults – Take one capsule daily (with food), or as professionally prescribed.

WARNING: I f you are pregnant, or considering becoming pregnant, do not take Vitamin A supplements without consulting your doctor or pharmacist. When taken in excess of 3000 microgram retinol equivalents, Vitamin A can cause birth defects.

Warnings:

To avoid any potential problems with Vitamin A during pregnancy use its safe precursor, beta-carotene. Toxicity can occur in adults who take in excess of 50,000iu s daily for several years. Use with caution in individuals with liver damage, cirrhosis or hepatitis.

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