Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Fish Oil up -> Breast Cancer down

More evidence.

Researchers in the Public Health Sciences Division found regular use of fish oil supplements, which contain high levels of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, is associated with a 32 percent reduction in breast cancer risk. The findings—the first to demonstrate such a link—were published in the July issue of the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

The research, led by Dr. Emily White and funded by the National Cancer Institute, adds to the growing evidence that fish oil supplements may play a role in preventing chronic disease.

Food Allergies on the Rise

For 20 years I have been counseling patients, and those within earshot, about the critical importance and common occurrence of food allergies. Too bad that the epidemic needs to grow for our culture to become aware. 

Read about it here:
Dr. Young
Note: the photo above is from the CNN article linked above.