Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Steven Nissen MD, answers this one about whether fish oil and vitamin D are good for reducing your risk of heart disease and cancer.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued an updated set of recommendations for people who have had a heart attack or who suffer from heart failure. But I disagree with the AHA’s updated recommendation. Here’s why.
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If you’re taking supplements like fish oil or a multi-vitamin in the hopes of improving your cholesterol counts, save your money. There are better, more effective strategies. There’s no scientific evidence that fish oil supplements will lower your cholesterol, says dietitian Julia Zumpano, RD. Fish oil will not prevent heart disease. It can, however, help … Read More