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Does pure cod liver oil help to gain weight?

Hi I am under weight and would like to know if pure cod liver oil would help me gain weight. I'm a female, 37 years old. High metabolism, gain little weight and then loose very quickly. What is the recommended tonic to keep the weight on? YYYY@YYYY
Fri, 2 May 2014
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hello, thanx for using hcm, pure cod liver oil is used mainly to correct or decrease the cholesterol levels specially improving hdl and lowering triglycerides and ldl. It also provides vitamins like A,D which helps in maintaining good vision and arthritis related issues.It does not have any significicant impact in increasing weight.Go for high calorie balanced diet to increase weight.use healthy carbohydrates and fats in your meals to achieve weight gain.
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Does pure cod liver oil help to gain weight?

hello, thanx for using hcm, pure cod liver oil is used mainly to correct or decrease the cholesterol levels specially improving hdl and lowering triglycerides and ldl. It also provides vitamins like A,D which helps in maintaining good vision and arthritis related issues.It does not have any significicant impact in increasing weight.Go for high calorie balanced diet to increase weight.use healthy carbohydrates and fats in your meals to achieve weight gain.