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Offline PaleoDavid

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Too much vitamin A......dang cod liver oil!
« on: March 15, 2012, 02:17:44 PM »
I recently began supplementing with fermented cod liver oil to bump my Omega 3s. Well, I had a blood panel done and my Vitamin A levels were out of whack...too high. Generally, high vitamin A is related to supplementation, so I took a closer look at my fish oil. Sure enough cod liver oil can be quite high in vitamin A. So, I'll be stopping that one. LOL From what I have read my levels should return to normal fairly quickly. I generally only supplement Vitamin D3, but strayed from the path. Lesson learned.

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Re: Too much vitamin A......dang cod liver oil!
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2012, 03:29:36 PM »
You should probably cut back on the polar bear livers also.


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Re: Too much vitamin A......dang cod liver oil!
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2012, 04:07:56 PM »
You should probably cut back on the polar bear livers also.

LOL!  I can't find polar bear liver at my local Vons.   

As for Omega 3 suppliment I take a Krill oil capsule (when I remember)

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Re: Too much vitamin A......dang cod liver oil!
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2012, 04:53:11 PM »
I take Costco brand but I just looked at the label and it has soy must be in the capsule..... :-(

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Re: Too much vitamin A......dang cod liver oil!
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2012, 06:46:42 AM »

Mmmmm, polar bear livers. Gah, gah, gah. <In my best Homer Simpson voice>

You should probably cut back on the polar bear livers also.


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Re: Too much vitamin A......dang cod liver oil!
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2012, 05:18:47 PM »
A orange cave man, how odd.  ;D



I recently began supplementing with fermented cod liver oil to bump my Omega 3s. Well, I had a blood panel done and my Vitamin A levels were out of whack...too high. Generally, high vitamin A is related to supplementation, so I took a closer look at my fish oil. Sure enough cod liver oil can be quite high in vitamin A. So, I'll be stopping that one. LOL From what I have read my levels should return to normal fairly quickly. I generally only supplement Vitamin D3, but strayed from the path. Lesson learned.