Study Shows Fish Oil Has No Effect on Heart Health

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association disproves the heart health benefits of fish oil supplementation.


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The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published a study, suggesting the consumption of fish oil does not improve heart health. In the two-year study, researchers observed 68,680 patients who ingested omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish oil, and concluded that there was no positive correlation between the fish oil consumption and heart-related illnesses. Last year, a study released in the American Journal of Epidemiology observed men with higher levels of fish-based omega-3 fatty acid to be two and a half times more likely to develop prostate cancer.