Saturday, October 9, 2010

Fish oil strongly linked to increased incidence of colon cancer

Fish oil – long encouraged by doctors as a supplement to support heart and joint health, among other benefits – induced severe colitis and colon cancer in mice in research led by Michigan State University and published this month in the journal Cancer Research.

Jenifer Fenton, a food science and human nutrition researcher at MSU, led the research that supports establishing a dose limit for docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), one of the omega-3 fatty acids present in fish oil, particularly in people suffering from chronic conditions such as inflammatory bowel diseases.


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1 comment:

Marcus Easley said...

This cancer causes severe pain known as chronic pain so I recommend hydrocodone.