Omega-3’s and the Eskimo Fish Tale

NutritionFacts .org
NutritionFacts .org
26 Jun 2020

The concept that heart disease was rare among the Eskimos appears to be a myth.

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What’s this about no benefit for fish oil consumption and heart disease? See my video Is Fish Oil Just Snake Oil? ( What about fish oil for mood disorders? See Fish Consumption and Suicide ( Consumption of long-chain omega-3s (EPA and DHA) may be useful for forming and maintaining brain health, though (video series forthcoming), there’s the struggle between Mercury vs. Omega-3s for Brain Development ( when coming from fish or fish oil, thanks to how polluted our oceans have become (even in “distilled” fish oil, see Fish Oil in Troubled Waters, The marine pollutants may explain the relationship between Fish and Diabetes ( and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease): Fishing for Answers ( Thankfully, there are now pollutant-free (yeast- and microalgae-derived) sources.

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