Help your Heart with Omega-3s

Help your Heart with Omega-3s

Omega-3 fatty acids, essential for everything from cell division to inflammation regulation, may also decrease your risk of having a second heart attack, say researchers from the Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City (American Journal of Cardiology, 2006, vol. 97, no. 8). During the study, men who had suffered a heart attack in the previous 3 to 60 months took supplemental omega-3 fatty acids (585 mg of docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, and 225 mg of eicosapentaenoic acid, or EPA) or a placebo daily for four months.

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Author: Emily Courtney

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