In recent years, omega-3 fatty acids have risen to the top of the list of beneficial nutrients, heralded for anti-inflammatory effects believed to fend off a host of diseases, including cancer. But a controversial new study by scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) has turned that conventional wisdom on its head, suggesting that
Controversial Omega-3 study author explains findings
A recent omega-3s study turned conventional wisdom on its head, prompting its authors to warn older men to steer clear of omega-3 supplements and go easy on the fish. We caught up with senior author Alan Kristal, DrPH, for his take.