Fish Oil Supplements Apparently Aren't Heart-Healthy!

It's the story we've all heard before, "take your fish oil supplements to prevent heart disease."

Well apparently those fish oil supplements may have no benefit after all according to BBC.

A review of roughly 112,000 people across 79 trials found that people using supplements of omega-3, a fat that's prominent fish oils like cod liver oil experienced little to no benefit over a year or more.

Conducted by researchers at the University of East Anglia, they analyzed people from Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America.

Most were given omega-3 supplements and compared to those who took a "dummy pill."

The results show that supplement-takers had an 8.8% chance of death compared to 9% in the control group and there's little to no difference in heart-health problems like stroke, heart irregularities, and coronary heart disease.

What do you think about this?

Are you still going to take your Omega-3's for your heart?

Kari Steele

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