Reviewing the Efficacy of Omega-3s in CVD Event Risk


A meta-analysis of 20 studies suggests that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids do not appear to be linked to lower risk of all-cause mortality, cardiac death, sudden death, myocardial infarction, or stroke. No statistically significant associations were observed between omega-3 supplement use and any of these major cardiovascular endpoints.

Abstract: JAMA, September 12, 2012.

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