Consuming freshwater fish may lower risk of heart disease

KUOPIO, FINLAND. A 15-week experiment involving 62 students was carried out to determine if a regular diet of freshwater fish affects coronary heart disease risk factors. The students were divided into three... Read more »

What nutrients in fish are good for you?

YROMSO, NORWAY. Norwegian researchers now offer conclusive evidence that eating fish, particularly fatty fish like mackerel, herring, and salmon will significantly reduce the risk of heart disease. As little as one serving... Read more »

Omega-3 fatty acids help protect against heart disease

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. Researchers at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center report that docosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid (a main component of fish oil) provide significant protection against the development of coronary heart... Read more »

Vegetable oils don’t affect beneficial effects of fish oils

BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA. Unsaturated fatty acids from oils found in fish (eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid) are highly effective in preventing death from cardiovascular disease. Fish oils have strong antiarrhythmic properties and... Read more »

Eat fish and live longer

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. There is a growing consensus that regular fish consumption protects against heart disease. There is, however, still controversy as to whether this protection applies to all forms of heart disease... Read more »

Fish consumption and coronary heart disease

PILTHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS. Several studies have found a correlation between fish consumption and death from coronary heart disease (CHD). By far the majority of the studies concluded that fish consumption reduces the... Read more »

The ultimate supplement for heart health

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI. Researchers at the Mid America Heart Institute have come out strongly in favor of routine fish or fish oil supplementation for heart patients and people at risk for heart... Read more »

Fish consumption reduces heart disease risk

LISBON, PORTUGAL. Several studies have concluded that consumption of fish reduces the risk of coronary artery disease. Researchers at the University of Lisbon now add further weight to this conclusion through their... Read more »

Increased fish intake combats heart disease

DALLAS, TEXAS. The American Heart Association (AHA) has just released its most recent guidelines for reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease by dietary and other lifestyle practices. The AHA clearly endorses the... Read more »

Fish oils prevent sudden cardiac death

AALBORG, DENMARK. Sudden cardiac death is the most common cause of death in Western countries and accounts for about 50% of all deaths from heart disease. In other words, 50% of all... Read more »