Landmark Study Finds No Benefit in High-Dose Fish Oil

Omega-3 supplements have no value, the researchers say.

A diet high in eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)—two omega-3 fatty acids found in salmon, herring and other fatty fishes—is associated with a lower risk of fatal and nonfatal heart attack. But a recent study found that prescription supplements containing high doses of EPA and DHA had absolutely no effect on any cardiovascular […]
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