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Weston A. Price, DDS, traveled the world in the 1930s, searching out indigenous peoples who maintained their traditional diets and comparing their health with those who had been exposed to modern, processed foods. Without exception, the groups who maintained their traditional diets were healthier than their modernized counterparts. One of Dr. Price’s important findings was that traditional diets contained much higher levels of vitamins A and D than the modern diets of the U.S. and Europe. To address the shortcomings of contemporary diets, he recommended nutritional supplementation with cod liver oil, as well as avoidance of processed foods.* Dr. Price’s...

Children on the autism spectrum require copious amounts of absorbable nutrients to help reverse and prevent further damage to their nervous system. When food is not able to furnish the necessary levels supplementation becomes an important component of their diet. Cod liver oil is a whole food supplement that is highly recommended by nutritionists and holistic practitioners. Considered a superfood in some circles the oil extracted from the codfish’s liver is loaded with natural forms of vitamin A, vitamin D3 and Omega 3 fatty acids. Cod liver oil has a colorful history. In the early days cod liver oil was...

Rosita Extra-Virgin Cod Liver Oil (EVCLO) is sourced and undergoes the following processes:   Sourcing the Fish.  Rosita Real Foods is located on the island of Donna in Northern Norway, where the deep fjords contain some of the cleanest ocean waters still remaining in the world. Thanks to strict quotas, protection of breeding grounds, as well as conservation treaties entered into with the Russian government over the past fifteen years, cod populations in Norway have returned to pre-World War II numbers and they continue to grow each year. The Rosita family comes from a long line of Nordic fishermen with...

Fatty acids are classified as saturated, monounsaturated, or polyunsaturated. We can use the story of the three pigs to illustrate how the body uses and stores each type of fat. Each pig went out into the world to build their own home. The first pig built a house of straw, the second pig a house of twigs, and the third pig a house of bricks. Saturated fats such as coconut oil, palm oil, lard, tallow, and duck fat are the house of bricks. They are highly stable because all of the carbon-atom linkages are filled, or “saturated,” with hydrogen. Saturated...