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Fish Oil Supplements

Probiotics Are Becoming More In Vogue

Posted 02.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Fewer people are taking fish oil, vitamin C and calcium supplements, according to a recent survey of dietary supplement users. The survey, conduct...

Scaling Back on Fish Oil: An Evidence-Based Update

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Over a year ago, I questioned my daily supplementation of omega-3 fatty acid (triglyceride-reducing agents found in fish oil) by looking at some evide...

Healthy Or Harmful? 5 Surprising Nutrients You Can Overdo

Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD We've all been schooled about the unhealthy things we should limit, like sugar and sodium. But there are also some healt...

The Supplement Pills That Are 'Pretty Essential'

Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Fatty acids like omega-3 and omega-6 are important to the human body, and people often turn to supplements like fish oil pills to get them. A panel of...

Fatty Acids and Risk of Prostate Cancer: Response to a Study Currently in the News

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D

News of a just-published study titled "Plasma Phospholipid Fatty Acids and Prostate Cancer Risk in the SELECT Trial" has been covered in the mainstream media over the last several days, leading to many online discussions and quite a bit of confusion.

Taking This Won't Help Age-Related Vision Problems

Posted 05.14.2013 | Fifty

Fish oil supplements may boost your immune system, but they may not be as helpful for age-related vision problems. That's the finding of a large s...

Do Fish Oil Supplements Work At All?

| Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living

By Melinda Wenner Moyer (Click here for the original article) If you've been following the media trail on fish oil lately, you've probably been te...

Can We Take Too Much Fish Oil?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

One of my patients asked me about a recent article she read in a magazine that said that fish oil supplement consumption may lead to increased risk of cancer. She has rheumatoid arthritis, and takes fish oil for help with controlling inflammation in her body.

Omega-3 Deficient? How To Know, And Tips To Fix It

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2011 | Home
Leo Galland, M.D.

There has been a systematic depletion of omega-3 EFAs from the typical modern diet because of changes in food choices and in techniques of food processing.

Fish Oil Doesn't Help Heart Rhythm Problem

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHICAGO — Eating fish is good for the heart, but taking omega-3 fish oil supplements did not prevent flare-ups of a common heart rhythm problem ...

Study Update Says Thumbs Up for Fish Oil Supplements to Prevent Breast Cancer

Ashley Koff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

A new study has shown that women who took fish oil regularly were 32 percent less likely to develop breast cancer over a six-year period (Brasky TM et al. 2010).

How Dietary Supplements Reduce Health Care Costs

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

New research has shown that spending pennies a day on a few key nutritional supplements can dramatically reduce sickness and chronic disease, and greatly decrease healthcare expenditures.

Fish Oil May Reduce Cancer Risk

ABC | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil supplements may help reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. The findings, though preliminary, are v...

What Secrets Don't the Fish Oil Supplement Makers Want You to Know?

Chris Manthey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chris Manthey

Our tests have found that some fish oil pills have 70 times more PCBs in them than others, which might be good to know, particularly since they're hawking them to pregnant women and children.