U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Covid-19 Information Page
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Health and Wellness
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 01-22-2010, 01:37 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
28,699 posts, read 48,823,427 times
Reputation: 20497

Advertisements

Heart disease patients have long been encouraged to eat more fish or take fish oil supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids. The reason? People who do, tend to live longer.

Now, some say a study out this evening in the Journal of the American Medical Association might explain why.

Fish Oils, Omega-3 May Slow Genetic Aging in Heart Patients - ABC News
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 01-22-2010, 08:01 AM
 
3,627 posts, read 13,155,494 times
Reputation: 2717
Before rushing out to buy fish oils - folks should know there are fish oils and there are fish oils. The best ones assay their DHA and EPA [the relevant omega 3's] and also assay for heavy metals. Expect to spend good money for good fish oil.

We take two a day, also getting plentiful ALA from flax and other vegetable sources and minimizing omega 6 [most vegetable oils but not nut and olive oils] which seems to be implicated in inflammation. We are also eating fatty fish at least twice a week - working on 3 times [it is NOT cheap to get wild caught and not handled by the Chinese who I just don't trust with food anymore]
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Health and Wellness
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:23 PM.

© 2005-2020, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top