The ongoing fish oil dilemma is whether fish oils are good or bad for cardiovascular disease.

"COCHRANE an organization that compiles and evaluates medical research for the general public, released a meta-analysis – a study of studies – to determine whether or not omega-3 pills, one of the world’s most popular dietary supplements, reduced the risk of coronary heart disease. After comparing 79 trials involving 112,059 people, the researchers could find “little or no difference to risk of cardiovascular events, coronary heart deaths, coronary heart disease events, stroke or heart irregularities.”

I cannot say I agree with this. I see the points and read them carefully. I have seen patient's benefit from the use of fish oils for a variety of conditions. Who will suffer ?  The pharmaceutical industry with their product VASCEPA or the many nutraceutical companies that produce fish oil such as Nordic Naturals, Metagenics, Douglas Labs and Designs for Health.

I urge you to do your own reading . I recommend...

Paul Greenberg is the author of The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet.

Until tomorrow...