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I have been taking cod liver oil gel-caps, three times a day for a week now. After 3 days, i am no longer oily. PEOPLE, i am insanely oily every single day of my life after about 5-6 hours of washing and after that its oil and more oil until i finally wash. I am in absolute disbelief that today i hung out with my girlfriend for the whole day,i got home to shower, (this was 13 hours!! since last wash), and I WASNT OILY. My face looked so incredible. I dont post much, and before this week i was never a pill popper. I just saw that my dad had them, im home now from college and started taking them. My diet is the same as it has been for my life, eat anything..anytime. Please someone try this....i honestly can say that these cod liver oil pills are the reason for my oil stopping.I have not changed cleansers, diet, sleep pattern, nothing! Please try, ill keep everyone posted.

Heres the ones i take cause i think all companies are diferent.

http://shop.store.yahoo.com/physlabs/70.html

My oily friends, you have nothing to loose. This is not a mega dose method or even hard to follow. I just take three a day, breakfast lunch dinner. Somethime i sleep late and take two at lunch. why not try this?

P.S sorry that i sound extremely giddy and hyper, but i am just baffled that this is working.

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That's cod oil, totally different from fish oil. The cod oil has a high amount of Vit. A and D in it whereas Fish oil has a high amount of Omega 3 fatty acids. Do not megadose on Cod Liver.

Edit: The link says it has Omega 3 but in all cod liver oils the amount is nominal at best.

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That's cod oil, totally different from fish oil. The cod oil has a high amount of Vit. A and D in it whereas Fish oil has a high amount of Omega 3 fatty acids. Do not megadose on Cod Liver.

Edit: The link says it has Omega 3 but in all cod liver oils the amount is nominal at best.

Thanks. I edited the post, how can i edit the thread topic?

I wont megadose, the bottle says take 2-3 a day. I take three.

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That's cod oil, totally different from fish oil. The cod oil has a high amount of Vit. A and D in it whereas Fish oil has a high amount of Omega 3 fatty acids. Do not megadose on Cod Liver.

Edit: The link says it has Omega 3 but in all cod liver oils the amount is nominal at best.

You say it's nominal but it isn't. A teaspoon serving of cod liver oil contains 1g of omega 3s not to mention your daily allotment of Vitamin D which is very hard to come by for some people in the northeast during winter. It's one of the best sources of Omega 3s in fact right up there with flax seeds.

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You say it's nominal but it isn't. A teaspoon serving of cod liver oil contains 1g of omega 3s not to mention your daily allotment of Vitamin D which is very hard to come by for some people in the northeast during winter. It's one of the best sources of Omega 3s in fact right up there with flax seeds.

I was thinking the exact same thing! I don't know where "blackbirdbeatle" got the idea that the omega 3 content is only "nominal", but I seem to remember that the Dale Alexander brand of cod liver oil (sold by TwinLab) contains even MORE than a gram of EPA and DHA (combined) per teaspoon.

I'll add one caution, though: I would only use a product like that with added antioxidants. Those two fatty acids (EPA and DHA) are the most highly unsaturated ones in existence, and are VERY prone to oxidation. The moment I open a new bottle of cod liver oil, I immediately add 500 mg of BHT and about 750 mg of ascorbyl palmitate. I keep it in the fridge from then on. You can't be too careful! eusa_snooty.gif

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the omega oils are great for regulating hormones!!!!!!!! so that may be why to they work for some people,also the theroy that you feed oil with oil it produces less.mmmm.

i take two large tablesponns of oils a day,optium oil its called has flaxs,oil of primrose ext,my skin is very very soft! im veggie so the cod liver oil is out the question for me!


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I've been taking to little omega maybe. I'm vegan. Maybe that is my problem. I've been taking one table spoon a day but I will take another one.

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I could be mistaken but I was told that while the oil form the fish's liver is high in EPA and DHA, by the time you get it in the cod liver capsule or tonic it's all but destroyed.

The fish oil is used from different parts of the fish than the liver because the fish liver is where the mercury content is highest(Just a side note) and is preserved differently to keep the fatty acids from being destroyed.

I'd just like to clarify it more. Cod liver oil is made cheaply. Unless you cold press it or hand press it the Omega 3 fatty acids will be all but destroyed(Cod liver oil, except for that really expensive stuff is not cold pressed, hence the cheap price). Even if it says cold pressed it may just be mechanically pressed without deliberate heat but there is heat in that process and it does destroy the omegas. Also unless you keep the oil in the fridge the fatty acids will start to be destroyed right away. The Vit A and E in cod liver won't prevent this process. If you've already had the cod oil at room temp for a few weeks now don't even bother putting it in the fridge right now to try and save the poor omega 3's. sad.gif

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im getting confused here. if i want to help oily skin etc, i take cod liver oil, i get that. but whats all this with omega 3's? can't i just buy these- http://www.pharmacy2u.co.uk/product.asp?id=PHCLO3 and take one a day and be fine?

i need it in simple terms please, im not really up on all these vitamins, thanks!

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Joffy,

I've vegan too. I put a couple tB of flax oil on my salad every day. Or sometimes I eat it on polenta for breakfast with maple syrup. yum.


My regimen:

Eat regularly: a wide variety of vegetables, eggs, meat/fish, cheese, yogurt, butter, fruit, nuts/seeds.

Occasionally eat: beans, squash, potatoes.

Don't eat: sugar, grains, most processed food.


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Do a search function. It has been discussed and discussed some more. The brand I think is the best is Health From the Sun Ultra Omega 3 Fish Oil. It is cold pressed without any heat whatsoever, it has no mercury(Very likely those cod liver capsules do). The cheapest proce is at bodybuilding.com. It's in liquid form and I usually take 1tbsp worth a day(Which is quite a bit like 5g of omega 3). It's just that I do eat quite a bit of omega 6 in a day and I need to get that ratio more balanced. Optimally you want 2:1 ratio of omega 3 to 6 each day(and 1 part omega 9) however the average diet is more like 1:30 omega 3 to 6, which is way out or whack. Or course getting a 2:1 ratio is expensive and damn near impossible so try to aim for something like 1:2 or 1:4 omega 3 to 6.

Of the omega 6 there are good sources like GLA. The rest you want to limit.

Oh ya, if you're a vegan you may in for some tough luck with omega 3. Flax has omega 3 but in many people the omega 3 isn't converted into the useful DHA and EPA(Their bodies can't process it for some reason so the fatty acids in the flax doesn't end up doing what the Omega 3's should). In most plant sources it's not converted but you may be in luck and be able to convert it yourself. With fish oil it is already converted and so can be used right away.

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If blackbird is right about how the omega 3's are destroyed then i guess we can conclude the vit a and d are the ones responsible for my decline in oil. I really dont know if all the omegas are destroyed, and i am really am not that interested. I just know its working.Thanks for the info tho.Anyone else gonna give this a shot?

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Flax increases the risk of prostate cancer.

http://www.consumerlab.com/results/omega3.asp

Consumerlab has tested 41 omega3 products, none contained mercury.

None of the products contained detectable levels of mercury, nor unsafe levels of PCBs. By comparison, PCBs have been found in several fish including farm-raised salmon and mercury levels in fish generally range from 10 ppb to 1,000 ppb, depending on the fish. Several of the products were additionally tested for dioxins, which can be found in some fish. However, none of these supplements contained unsafe levels of dioxins.

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Fish oil is great. I've been eating salmon for years, and it keeps me looking young. Alaskan brown bears eat tons of salmon, and I've never seen a brown bear with acne.

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Happy Holidays, everyone! Stay away from the Christmas sweets, so the red spots stay where they belong, amidst the green and blue spots on the Christmas tree!

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I have been taking cod liver oil gel-caps, three times a day for a week now. After 3 days, i am no longer oily.

Hy. How old are you? I'm 18 now. My skin is very very oily. This is the main couse of my acne.

If it really works I'll give it a try.

Is there anything particular I should watch when buying or I just buy cod liver oil? I can't order online.

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this thread is missing something. wheres the ITS ALL IN YOUR MIND comment from our favourite guy?

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blackbirdbeetle,can you tell memmore about this omega 3 thing as a vegan,im interested in how i can then convert into dha myself? or what i can do to get the most of my efa'a.

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living in uk

currently- olay senstive wipes

2.5% panoxyl gel

olay sp15 senstive

(mild persistant acne for last 12 Years

2014-currently doing not very much as no 2.5% bp!

regimnen-going well 1 yr on

duac 2nd time-skin must of got used too this due to antibiotic,as this stuff was great!

dermalogica

duac gel-clear for 6 months

1X roaccutane again

came of pill

food elimination-diet is not a factor in my acne

1x roaccutane again-doctor felt not a long enough dose before

2x retin a

1x roaccutane

1x DKR-gave up after a week-severe redness

chinese meds

regimen-stopped due to severe redness


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You either convert them or you don't. Nothing you can do. As a vegan you've already limited yourself from taking the best sources of Essentail Fatty Acids so it's a crapshoot as to whether plant sources help you. There is a few large theads on this. Just look for my name or sweetjade in the threads.

Ps beatle(My name has nothing to do with animals or insects).

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Vegans,

Check out Udo's oil.. and read what he says about the DHA conversion stuff.

Also, apparently there is an algae pill you can take that contains the DHA, never seen it. Just read about it.


My regimen:

Eat regularly: a wide variety of vegetables, eggs, meat/fish, cheese, yogurt, butter, fruit, nuts/seeds.

Occasionally eat: beans, squash, potatoes.

Don't eat: sugar, grains, most processed food.


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Update:

I am having the same great resutls as i have posted before. HOnestly, oil is cut 80%. I havent gotten a new pimple since my oil dropped a week ago. Someone asked my age? Im 19. Im probuly oily just cause im still a teen basicly, hormone related. Like i said before, idont know if the cod liver is performing MIRACLES on me because it the omega 3's, the vit D, the vit A, or all of them combined. Please do try!

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oh well i ll guess i will take the crap shot as there is no way im eating fish.

and my skin is pretty good,my acne is only ever mild.

just curious.cheers eusa_think.gif


living in uk

currently- olay senstive wipes

2.5% panoxyl gel

olay sp15 senstive

(mild persistant acne for last 12 Years

2014-currently doing not very much as no 2.5% bp!

regimnen-going well 1 yr on

duac 2nd time-skin must of got used too this due to antibiotic,as this stuff was great!

dermalogica

duac gel-clear for 6 months

1X roaccutane again

came of pill

food elimination-diet is not a factor in my acne

1x roaccutane again-doctor felt not a long enough dose before

2x retin a

1x roaccutane

1x DKR-gave up after a week-severe redness

chinese meds

regimen-stopped due to severe redness


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Alpha-linolenic Acid is converted in the body to EPA (eiocosapentaenoic acid) usually found in marine oil and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) usually found in marine fish oil. Many factors affect the rate of conversion and one factor seems to be a high food intake of linoleic acid which is typical of vegan diets and may suppress the body's ability to convert alpha-linolenic acid to DHA. Vegans can achieve a better balance of PUFAs in their body tissues by using less sunflower, safflower and corn oils and more oils containing alpha-linoleic acid such as rapeseed (canola) oil, or soya bean and walnut oils. This would encourage their tissues to make more DHA.

Conclusions

Numerous expert committees have recommended a reduced consumption of total fat by the general population. Only vegan diets generally comply with current guidelines that fat should not contribute more than 35% of the total energy intake of adults and older children.

Saturated fats contribute to high levels of cholesterol in the blood, a risk factor for atherosclerosis and heart disease, while polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) have the opposite effect. Vegan diets, containing no meat and dairy fats, are low in saturated fatty acids and high in beneficial PUFAs. Vegans consume considerably more of the essential PUFA linoleic acid than do omnivores, and approximately similar levels of the other essential PUFA, alpha-linolenic acid.

Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), two non-essential PUFAs, do not occur in vegan diets. The human body can convert alpha-linolenic acid into EPA and DHA but, even so some of the body tissues of vegans contain less DHA and EPA than those of other dietary groups. The consequences of this difference, if any, are not known.

get your DHA from where fish it from, sea algae. It has less mercury, PCP's etc than ANY fish as it's lower down the food chain, & it has extra phyto-nutrients & trace minerals too!

If you eat both sea algae & flax, no way you're going to have any problems with getting enough "3's".


living in uk

currently- olay senstive wipes

2.5% panoxyl gel

olay sp15 senstive

(mild persistant acne for last 12 Years

2014-currently doing not very much as no 2.5% bp!

regimnen-going well 1 yr on

duac 2nd time-skin must of got used too this due to antibiotic,as this stuff was great!

dermalogica

duac gel-clear for 6 months

1X roaccutane again

came of pill

food elimination-diet is not a factor in my acne

1x roaccutane again-doctor felt not a long enough dose before

2x retin a

1x roaccutane

1x DKR-gave up after a week-severe redness

chinese meds

regimen-stopped due to severe redness


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