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Fish and Fish Oil increase risk of Diabetes?

Dietary Omega-3 fatty acids and fish consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes.

Swimming in Sludge

Are Fish Toxic?

In a Harvard study of 36,328 women who participated in the Women’s Health Study, and who were observed from 1992 to 2008, it was found that marine, but not plant-based Omega-3 fatty acids, increased the risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Jan;93(1):143-50. Epub 2010 Oct 27. Diousse et al

We presume this is because Fish oil comes free with saturated animal fat which is abundant in the modern diet whereas, plant sources of Omega-3 escape that hazard. Unless it is due to contamination from toxins in the sea absorbed by the fish.

This is another good reason to use plant based Omega-3 essential fatty acids like Nuique.

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