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Fish Oil Supplements Are a Waste for Many

Many of us are eating fish or taking fish oil supplements, hoping that they will prevent heart attacks and the associated premature death. As it turns out, they may do neither. I've been sitting on this research report a few years, waiting until I had time to dig into it.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

They are if they are given at a placebo dose. The same is true for drugs. Using a meta-analysis for science is also a waste of research money. Usually you take a number of poorly designed trials (especially those using omega-3 fatty acids) using a placebo-like dose and then grind them up like sausages. Bad-quality meat makes bad-quality sausage. The same is true in clinical research.

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