Study finds no link between omega-3 intake, metabolic syndrome risk

05/13/2013 | (France)

A new cross-sectional study fails to establish a link between the increased consumption of omega-3 fatty acids and a diminished risk for metabolic syndrome, according to a report in Clinical Nutrition. The dietary intake of fish or alpha-linolenic acid did not affect the incidence of metabolic syndrome, according to researchers, who analyzed data from 4,941 participants in the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Family Heart Study.

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