“Fish Oil Claims Not Supported by Research,” read the headline in the New York Times. “Flimsy evidence that fish oil helps the heart,” the Sarasota Herald-Tribune wrote.
Are you taking fish oil pills because you thought this would prevent fatal heart attacks? What gives?
“People who eat a diet that’s high in fish have a lower risk of heart attacks and strokes in many observational studies,” says JoAnn Manson, chief of preventive medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.