No Omega 3’s, Please?
Fish is a rich source of two important fats: EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid).
These fats can also be found in algae.
These fats have several health benefits with more than 30,000 published studies spanning almost a century.
Fish oil reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, the number one killer in the US. And store shelves reflect this, with many omega-3 supplements available.
Or does it? Despite popular thought, the answer is no.￼
￼VITAL, a large and substantial study of over 25,000 people and published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows…
Consuming omega-3 fatty acids, as found in fish oil, does not prevent heart attack, stroke, or death from cardiovascular causes.