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Eating Fish, but Not Supplements, Cuts Stroke Risk

Eating Fish, but Not Supplements, Cuts Stroke Risk | Heart and Vascular Health | Scoop.it

Eating fish -- and the more the better -- appears to be associated with a small but significant decrease in the risk of cerebrovascular events, a meta-analysis showed.

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Fish oil for Cardiovascular Outcomes in Diabetics

Fish oil for Cardiovascular Outcomes in Diabetics | Heart and Vascular Health | Scoop.it

Take Home Message:  In an era of evidence based medicine the Fish Oil strategy continues to disappoint for cardiovascular disease prevention. The main beneficiary of these repeated trials are the researchers.  Fish oil can be omitted, especially by patients who take many other medicines to help reduce the pill  burden.  Eat fish instead.

 

Daily supplementation with 1 g of n–3 fatty acids in daibetics did not reduce the rate of cardiovascular events over 6 years in patients at high risk for cardiovascular events.

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