Recent study on Fish Oil

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    Recent study on Fish Oil



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    Why don't you just post what it said
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    Guess I could have. Just thought people would get more out of the brief summarizations in the link provided.
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    "CONCLUSIONS:
    Daily supplementation with 1 g of n–3 fatty acids did not reduce the rate of cardiovascular events in patients at high risk for cardiovascular events".
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    In this double-blind study with a 2-by-2 factorial design, we randomly assigned 12,536 patients who were at high risk for cardiovascular events and had impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, or diabetes to receive a 1-g capsule containing at least 900 mg (90% or more) of ethyl esters of n3 fatty acids or placebo daily and to receive either insulin glargine or standard care.
    Just to note, it can't necessarily be applied to healthy populations.

    I would be interested in a similar trial with an increased dosage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheGilmore

    Just to note, it can't necessarily be applied to healthy populations.

    I would be interested in a similar trial with an increased dosage.
    Agreed. It does mention high risk patients.
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    Still going to take my fish oil every day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JReinhal
    Did anyone think that fish oil was a fix all?
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    This is valuable research for the medical community re. CVD, but it pretty much ends there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hugeswole
    Still going to take my fish oil every day.
    I would not discontinue fish oil supplementation based on this research. I just believe it's good to stay apprise on current data.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PinchTheBear View Post
    This is valuable research for the medical community re. CVD, but it pretty much ends there.
    This precisely. Though I'd still recommend that high risk people take fish oil
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    The above is my own opinion and does not reflect the opinion of PES
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    I'd like to see them use the same test subjects at a higher dose. That being said these could be morbidly obese folks the way they're described and if that's the case then they need a lot more medical intervention on top of fish oil. There are many other benefits to fish oil so don't throw it away just yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Iron Warrior View Post
    I'd like to see them use the same test subjects at a higher dose. That being said these could be morbidly obese folks the way they're described and if that's the case then they need a lot more medical intervention on top of fish oil. There are many other benefits to fish oil so don't throw it away just yet.
    definitely agreed
  

  
 

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