Fish oil supplements don't help heart, researchers say

September 12, 2012

Researchers looked at 20 studies on heart health -- almost 70,000 patients. They found that people who took fish oil supplements died of heart disease or stroke at the same rate as anybody else.

The study found people eating fish twice a week are less likely to have heart disease, suggesting the body absorbs omega-3s from fish in a different way than supplements.

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