Monday, January 9, 2017

Fish Oil Supplements Lower Risk of Heart Disease

A new study published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings found evidence that fish oil supplements and omega-3 may reduce heart problems.

This study adds support to previous studies, including one study that found that the supplement can reverse the negative effects of high-fat diet.

The researchers conducted clinical trials and population-based studies. Population studies show that those who consume more fish oil had a 18 percent risk of heart problems is lower.

Meanwhile, in clinical trials, the participants were at high risk of heart disease seem to benefit more from the consumption of fish oil.

However, the validity of these findings is still questionable for several reasons. First, review the study was funded by a group of manufacturers and distributors of fish oil products GOED (Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s).

In addition, the study population is not memerhitungkan possibility lifestyle factors. For example, participants may benefit heart health is not of Omega-3, but as a result of healthy behaviors such as exercising regularly, avoiding smoking and healthy diet while avoiding foods high bernatrium.

However, many experts believe the healthy benefits of fish oil, including heart health.

Fish oil supplements can be termed as one source of Omega-3 because it is rich in two kinds of omega-3 fatty acids, says Andrew Weil, MD, in his personal website. Weil is a physician and renowned holistic health experts in the United States.

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