Study: Breast cancer risk could decrease thanks to omega-3 from fish

07/15/2013 |

Women who consumed the highest levels of omega-3 fatty acids from fish had a 14% lower likelihood of breast cancer than those who consumed the least, according to a review of 26 international studies involving nearly 900,000 women. The risk of breast cancer decreased by 5% for every 0.1-gram increase in daily omega-3 consumption, researchers in China determined. Plant-based omega-3 consumption wasn't associated with a similar reduction in risk.

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