Alan Kristal

Jul. 19, 2013

Fish Oil: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Researchers linked higher blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids to a higher risk of prostate cancer.

fish oil, omega 3, dietary supplements, antioxidants, prostate cancer, heart disease, cholesterol, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Alan Kristal

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