Dietary fish oil can replace a real fish, nutritionists stress
Millions of people drink fish oil capsules. According to experts, it is useless, because dietary supplements do nothing to reduce the risk of stroke, says The Telegraph. But if the two times a week eating fatty fish reduced the risk accurately.
This proves analysis of studies almost 800,000 people from 15 countries, conducted by Cambridge University. Omega-3 and cod liver oil is considered beneficial for the heart, brain and joints. They say drug companies, improve the condition of blood vessels, reduce inflammation and remove cholesterol.
But in practice, the fish works better. In a week, scientists recommend eating 2-4 servings of fish. This will reduce the risk of stroke by 6%. A five servings or more – 12%.
Specialists also investigated the levels of omega-3 in human blood. Even those who had high levels of acid, it is still faced with stroke. So, from a stroke makes no acid. It is known that in the fish rich in vitamin D and B. And these vitamins has been linked with health of blood vessels. There are also iodine, taurine, selenium.
Plus, the more people consume fish, the less they eat meat and other products that are harmful to blood vessels. By the way, fatty fish, usually steamed or baked, which is useful, as opposed to frying.