Fish oil supplements offer ‘little or no benefit’ against cancer

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Taking omega-3 supplements offers “little to no” advantage against cancer, say specialists.

Consumption of fish oil supplements is promoted as having a wide range of positive effects on health.

These are implied to incorporate bringing down the danger of strokes, as well as diseases, for example, cancer and dementia.

Yet, specialists at the University of Anglia (UEA) discovered taking everyday supplements will probably have no significant effect on an individual’s health.

The exploration relates specifically to supplements, as opposed to omega-3 got from eating fish, with specialists despite everything recommending the last is useful for the heart, as well as general health.

Over 100,000 members were randomized to either consume more omega-3 fats in supplement form or keep up their usual intake, for at least a year.

Specialists found that if 1000 individuals took supplements for around four years, the real impacts on their health, both positively or negatively, would be negligible, best case scenario.

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