It’s no surprise that fish oil is in great demand, given the evidence that the polyunsaturated fatty acids it contains—particularly omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA—are associated with neurological development and reduced risk of coronary heart disease. The bulk of epidemiological and clinical evidence supports recommendations that dietary omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the incidence of heart disease, particularly among those with a medical history of the disease.

The American Heart Association (A…

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