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Omega-3s May Reduce Risk of Recurrent Heart Attacks
Omega-3s May Reduce Risk of Recurrent Heart Attacks We’ve heard so much good news about Omega-3s and now there’s even more. We know omega-3 fatty acids are good for heart health. We also know they help fight cancer, depression and age-related mental decline. Now we’re finding that their anti-inflammatory properties inhibit the growth of arterial plaque. “We think that’s why a diet high in omega-3s can reduce the risk of recurrent heart attacks in people with coronary artery disease,” says Cleveland Clinic dietitian Melissa Ohlson, MS, RD, LD. Omega-3s are called ‘essential’ fatty acids because we need them to survive. ...
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