Cod Liver Oil

Cod Liver Oil

Cod Liver Oil

Great Taste
Natural Strawberry Flavor
8 Fluid Ounces (237ml) Liquid Formula

For many generations among many different cultures, families have given their children Cod Liver Oil. Folklore tells us that this was because families observed how children raised with Cod Liver Oil grew healthier and smarter. Modern research now confirms this historical wisdom.* ChildLife® provides the world’s purest Cod Liver Oil available.

How to grade your Cod Liver Oil:
Freshness: delivery time from fishing boat to manufacturing plant.
Purity: Artic Cod, sourced from the northern arctic seas surrounding the fiords of Norway.
Quality: pressed only from pure Cod Liver- no other fish or parts of fish used.
Purification: patented molecular distillation process delivers the cleanest oil available.
Testing: the contents of each bottle are tested for any contaminants, PCB’s, dioxins, mercury and other metals. Our Cod Liver Oil exceeds the highest standards.

ChildLife® uses only the highest quality ingredients.

This formula is gluten free, casein free, alcohol free. It Contains no milk, eggs, soy, wheat, yeast or corn. No artificial colorings, flavorings or sweeteners.

Suggested Use:
For infants 6 months–1 yr:
1/2 teaspoon daily
For children 2-12 yrs: 1-2 teaspoons daily
• Shake well before use.
• Refrigerate after opening.
• Give directly or mix with your child’s favorite drink.

Cod Liver Oil facts

Other Ingredients
Purified Arctic Cod Liver Oil, Natural Strawberry Flavor. Contains: Fish

*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.


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