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fish oils

Oils containing the long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid. When these are incorporated into the blood platelets instead of the usual arachidonic acid, it reduces their effect in promoting blood clotting in diseased arteries and thus protects against heart disease. A 29 percent reduction in total mortality has been reported in people eating at least two portions of fatty fish per week. These fatty acids are also believed to modulate potassium and calcium channels and have been found effective in controlling cardiac arrhythmias.

fish oils

edible oil extracted from fish high in omega 3 fatty acids; used as dietary supplement in treatment of osteoarthritis
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After all, we take fish oils to obtain their numerous health benefits, not to add more toxins into our bodies.
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Their second study found that taking DHA-rich fish oil over the same three-month period increased blood flow to active areas of the brain during performance of mental tasks.
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Eleven studies provided data on the effects of fish oil on all-cause mortality and a reduction in deaths from cardiac causes.
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