The Empty Promises Of Fish Oil

Fish Oil Pills: A $1.2 Billion Industry Built, So Far, On Empty Promises, Washington Post, July 2015

The “accrual of high-level evidence,” according to a review of studies published last year in an American Medical Association journal, shows “that the supplements lack efficacy across a range of health outcomes.”


JoAnn E. Manson, chief of preventive medicine at the Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, said:

It’s amazing how popular the fish oil supplements have become without conclusive evidence of their efficacy.

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