The Case for and Against Taking Fish Oil Pills

The Case for and Against Taking Fish Oil Pills

\" \" A large meta-analysis published in 2018 found that fish oil supplements weren't positively correlated with reductions in fatal or nonfatal coronary heart disease or any major vascular events for heart patients. The story of fish oil supplements — officially, pills that contain omega-3 fatty acids, considered critically good fats to have in your diet — is similar, only reversed. Suddenly, fish oil supplements weren't quite the magic pill that some took them to be. Many American diets don't include the main food sources of omega-3s — things like soybeans, flaxseed and cold-water fatty fish like salmon, tuna, mackerel and sardinesThat is why many consider fish oil supplements a must.\" The good news is that taking a regular fish oil pill as a supplement doesn't seem to do any harm.

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