Fish and cardiovascular disease in women of reproductive age

A recent population based study carried out in Denmark looked at whether or not eating more fish might reduce cardiovascular disease risk in young women. Researchers explored the association between intake of omega 3 fatty acids and the risk of cardiovascular disease. Those who rarely or never ate fish had 50% more cardiovascular problems/events over eight years than those who ate fish regularly.

Read more about the study in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association

Posted: 07/12/2011 14:42:32 by Christine Connolly


 

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