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A 39-year-old member asked:

Could cod liver oil contain omega 3 beneficial for the heart and arteries ?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
I'm skeptical: The journals and internet are fully of contradictory stuff, but the last three big studies I've seen showed no cardiac benefit, which is what I expected. You're free to ask a local evidence-based holistic physician about this. Everyone agrees they are no substitute for sensible eating, avoiding smoking, and physical fitness.
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Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 70 years experience
Omega 3: Cod liver oil does contain omega 3, but studies showing benefit of omega 3 for heart and artery disease are conflicting also contains vitamin which is beneficial. Don`t take too much as in large doses it can be toxic too.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 70 years experience
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Nov 6, 2014
Last updated Feb 4, 2020

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