Environmental Issues Not Considered When Analyzing Fish Consumption Guidelines.

An analysis in CMAJ expresses reservations about recommendations to raise fish consumption for health benefits. Dr. David Jenkins and his team, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, say such advice may not consider environmental issues, and that further research to explain the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids is required. http://www.cmaj.ca/press/pg633.pdf. Around the world, the medical community and … Continue reading Environmental Issues Not Considered When Analyzing Fish Consumption Guidelines.

Fish Oils: Health Benefits, Facts, Research.

Fish oils come from fatty fish, also known as oily fish, specifically the tissue of fatty fish, such as trout, mackerel, tuna, herring, sardines, and salmon. Fish oils are of interest to nutritionists and health care professionals because of two main ingredients: DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) - both types of Omega-3 fatty … Continue reading Fish Oils: Health Benefits, Facts, Research.