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Nutr Rev. 2004 Dec;62(12):486-9.

Fish oil and inflammatory disease: is asthma the next target for n-3 fatty acid supplements?

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US Department of Agriculture/Western Human Nutrition Research Center and Nutrition Department, University of California, Davis, California, USA. cstephen@whnrc.usda.gov

Abstract

Eating fish or taking n-3 fatty acid supplements can decrease the risk and severity of cardiovascular disease. Such supplements also provide symptomatic relief for rheumatoid arthritis patients. Recent research suggests that asthma, another highly prevalent, chronic inflammatory disease, may also respond to fish oil supplements.

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