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Don’t Give Up On Fish-Oil Supplements Just Yet    

Fish oil supplements have come under fire, but don't flush them down the toilet just yet. (Photo: Corbis) "Fish Oil Claims Not Supported By Research"-that was the surprising headline of a recent New York Times article.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Part of the problem with equivocal studies on fish-oil studies are their lack of precision.  The goal of fish oil is to reduce the AA/EPA ratio to the levels of the Japanese, and for Americans that will require consuming about 5-7.5 grams of EPA and DHA per day.  Once the AA/EPA ratio is less than 3 and closer to 1.5, the more dramatic the results are because you are now activating the resolution process that turns off excess inflammation.


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