I knew that fish oil supplied omega-3 built a health heart. Wrong again. Initial positive claims reversed, a closer look.
A meta study in Journal American Medical Association: Cardiology concluded omega-3 supplements does not prevent fatal or another heart disease.1
… 10 trials involving 77, 917 participants demonstrated that supplementation with marine-derived omega-3 fatty acids for a mean of 4.4 years had no significant association with reduction in fatal or nonfatal coronary heart disease….
- randomized studies
- 78,000 participants
- Average study length 4.4 years
Searched Google for Omega-3 fish oil benefits YouTube
I stopped at page 10 on a krill oil superiority video.
Omega-3 fish oil contains both docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). Omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutrients that are important in preventing and managing heart disease. Findings show omega-3 fatty acids may help to: Lower blood pressure.Apr 3, 2017
Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements: Benefits, Side Effects, and Uses – …
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I’ve taken thousands of doses of fish oil and spent hundreds of dollars believing in the disproven heart enhancing benefits. Was this wasted effort and money?
Answer Yes & No
Credible studies show Omega-3 combined with other nutrients have a positive impact on arthritis. 2So… I’m forced back to just don’t know as my over all response. 3 Too many claims and counter claims, too many epidemiological studies with associations that prove nothing.
We want to do what works. We want life enhancing outcomes. We don’t want to hurt ourselves by slathering butter on burns. We want Silvadene ointment that supports healing by preventing infection.
- most studies looked at individuals that already have heart problems. ↩
- https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5541601/ ↩
- I say yes to broccoli sprouts and leafy greens and wait for the next discounting report. ↩