A regular diet containing fish oils improves fat tolerance

PORTLAND, OREGON. An experiment involving seven healthy human subjects was carried out to determine if the composition of a background diet fed for four weeks would influence the rise in triglyceride level... Read more »

Fish oils reduce cardiovascular risk factors

OSLO, NORWAY. High blood levels of triglycerides and fibrinogen are known risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Fibrinogen is a large protein molecule which is a key factor in blood coagulation. High levels... Read more »

Fish oils and cholesterol

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI. Dr. William S. Harris of the Mid America Heart Institute has released a comprehensive study of the results of 68 major clinical trials aimed at determining the effects of... Read more »

Fish consumption combats hypertension and obesity

Fish and Fish oils vs Hypertension PERTH, AUSTRALIA. Obesity in patients with high blood pressure is associated with high cholesterol levels, poorer glucose control, and an increased risk of atherosclerosis and heart... Read more »

Triglycerides: A potent heart disease risk factor

MUNSTER, GERMANY. A high level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol combined with a low level of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is a potent risk factor for heart disease. There is also some... Read more »

Omega-3 fatty acids and cholesterol

GUELPH, CANADA. Supplementation with fish oils (eicosapentaenoic acid [EPA] and docosahexaenoic acid [DHA]) is highly effective in lowering the blood level of triglycerides. High triglyceride levels are a major risk factor for... Read more »