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Omega-3 fatty acids & heart disease risk

Evidence from three large trials suggests that intake of omega-3 fatty acids, whether from dietary sources or fish oil supplements, should be increased, especially in those with or at risk for coronary artery disease. The June 2008 issue of Mayo … Continue reading

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Omega-3 fatty acids & statin drugs effectively reduce mortality risk

In a meta-analysis involving almost 100 clinical trials and more than 250,000 individuals, mortality risk reduction from both statin drugs and omega-3 fatty acids was impressive. Statins reduced overall mortality risk by 13%, while omega-3 fatty acids reduced it by … Continue reading

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