Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal
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Brief Note on Fish Oil


Section : Commentary

Published Date : Mar 02,2022



Fish oil contains Omega-3 essential fatty acids and has long been recommended as a healthy supplement to help reduce the chance of a catastrophic cardiovascular event like a heart attack or stroke. It has prompted heart-healthy people to eat more fish or take capsulated fish oil daily. According to a new study, common forms of fish oil may not be as good for the heart as previously thought. As per the studies, a high dose of omega-3 fatty acids did not minimize people's risk of having a significant cardiovascular incident. Almost 6% of patients who took fish oil experienced atrial fibrillation or unstable heartbeats.

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