Jan 4, 2018

9 Things Everybody Ought To Know About Fish Oils

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A look back at the most popular health articles of 2017. Here is the report: “9 Things Everybody Ought To Know About Fish Oils”

In brief: Do fish oil supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids significantly improve heart health, brain health and a host of other conditions? Here’s what the science says.

Fish oil is the third most widely used supplement in the U.S. According to a study published in 2015 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), nearly one in twelve Americans used fish oils in 2012.

Omega-3 fatty acids are a group of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) that are essential for health and are required for some functions in the body. Research studies suggest that omega-3 fatty acids may help in a wide range of diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, depression, cancer, ADHD, cardiovascular disease and various autoimmune diseases.

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