Alaskan Cod Liver Oil™ (Jigsaw Health)
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Cod liver oil, as the name implies, comes directly from the liver of codfish and is a specific type of fish oil.
Like regular fish oil, it is high in omega-3 fatty acids, which provide many great health benefits for your heart, skin and brain.*
However, cod liver is also high in naturally occurring vitamin A and vitamin D, giving cod liver oil an incredibly nutritious profile.*
It has been reported that cod liver oils taken from the North Atlantic can contain such significant levels of toxic pollutants and heavy metals in the oil to recommend that they not be consumed by pregnant women (1).
In an evaluation of 22 commercial over-the-counter cod liver oil samples, it was found that a number of them were significantly contaminated with pollutants and heavy metals (2).
Additionally, most cod liver oils are heavily processed and as a result, naturally occurring nutrients are lost during the process.
This unique, naturally occurring composition follows a proprietary short-path distillation process to remove any harmful toxins, PCBs, and pesticides, while maintaining it’s natural levels of vitamin A and D. This process is done at very low temperatures with no exposure to any chemicals or oxygen to maintain maximum bioactivity and freshness.*
The oil is Marine Stewardship Certified and extracted exclusively from sustainable, wild-caught Cod from the clean waters of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.
The livers are extracted and frozen at -20 degrees Fahrenheit directly on the fishing vessel and immediately after the Cod is long-line caught (within about 20 minutes). This is particularly important to stop liver’s natural enzymatic function and degradation and avoids oxidation.*
This comprehensive formula contains a full complement of Omega-3, (EPA, DHA, DPA), active Omega-3 metabolites, pro-resolving mediators 18-H EPE and 17-H DHA, along with fat-soluble vitamins A and D.
Pro-Resolving Mediators (PRMs) are natural substances derived from omega-3 fatty acids that act as "breaking signals" to modify cell behavior and promote healthy, normal cell function. Additionally, PRMs work synergistically with the omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin A and vitamin D to nutritionally support immune, intestinal, ocular, and neurological functions.*
Scientific research has also shown that PRMs have a concentration similar to what is found in human breast milk during the first four weeks of lactation (3).
- Support immune system function*
- Regulates optimal white blood cell activity*
- Supports blood health*
- Omega-3 fatty acids support brain, eye, and cardiovascular health*
- Promotes neurological function*
- Supports healthy liver function*
- No GMO Ingredients
- No Gluten
- No Dairy
- No Soy
- No Artificial Colors or Dyes
- No Preservatives
- Wild Caught Cod Liver Oil
Available in 180ct softgels.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.