Posts Tagged ‘Omega-3’


As many of you have seen, a study was just released by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center suggesting that omega-3s cause prostate cancer. One headline I saw read, “Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements may increase the risk of aggressive prostate cancer by 70%.” Those types of headlines definitely sell newspapers, but the science is not that simple—or accurate. First off, this wasn’t a double-blind study purely on omega-3s. To reach this conclusion, the researchers reanalyzed their findings from the Selenium and Vitamin ...