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Cod Liver Oil

S: 18st13lb C: 10st12lb G: 10st13lb BMI: 23.8 Loss: 8st1lb(42.64%)
#1
Hi everyone

This is a bit of a strange one, but here goes...........

I have noticed my knees are creaking quite a bit lately and can't help thinking it is because of the lack of oil in my diet these days (doing SW for 10 months).
Someone mentioned I should take cod liver oil capsules, but I am concerned that they may have a syn value.

Does anyone have a similar problem with creaking bones or know if Cod liver oil capsules have syn value?

Thanks all x
 
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S: 19st13lb C: 15st9lb G: 12st0lb Loss: 4st4lb(21.51%)
#2
weird....consultante was on about pills yesterday and she said the only pills with a syn value are..
cod liver oil
and fruit lozengers and medicine sweet type ones
and lemsip, basically anything that has got fruity/ sweetners added to them
As I can remember Im sure she said 1 oil capsule is 1/2 syn
 
S: 19st13lb C: 15st9lb G: 12st0lb Loss: 4st4lb(21.51%)
#3
Basic/Non Branded Foods Cod liver oil 1 level tsp

Original 2 Syns
Green 2 Syns
couldnt find capsules
 
S: 13st5lb C: 11st9lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 28 Loss: 1st10lb(12.83%)
#4
blimey, thats a bit off having to count that!! i wouldnt bother personally as its a beneficial thing that your doping for your health!! i have same problem actually and have been considering doing the same, im only 25 : ( hhhmmph x
 
S: 18st13lb C: 10st12lb G: 10st13lb BMI: 23.8 Loss: 8st1lb(42.64%)
#5
2 syns! Gutted. I could have a quality street and live with the creaky knees........?

I wonder if lack of fat is the cause? I never used to have it, and you would think losing weight would help your joints, but I did used to use a lot of olive oil in cooking before.........?
 

Minders

Finding inspiration
S: 17st9lb C: 14st5lb G: 12st7lb Loss: 3st4lb(18.62%)
#6
I wouldn't have thought it was lack of fat... anyway, you're not going without fat totally. Just less of it. Your joints aren't lubricated with fat, as such. You could try a Glucosamine/Chondroitin supplement as that is good for joints and bones. Or if you're really concerned, speak to your doctor about it. He/she can advise the likely cause and what to do about it.
 

LadyHelen

No Coffee, No Workee
S: 19st6.5lb C: 19st0lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 42.9 Loss: 0st6.5lb(2.39%)
#7
To be honest, at 1/2 a syn per capsule, if you're only taking one a day, I'd ignore the 1/2 syn, it's going to make absolutely s*d all difference.
 


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