Fish oil and inflammatory disease: Is asthma the next target for n-3 fatty acid supplements?

Charles B. Stephensen

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Eating fish or taking n-3 fatty acid supplements can decrease the risk and severity of cardiovascular disease. Such supplements also provide symptomatic relief for rheumatoid arthritis patients. Recent research suggests that asthma, another highly prevalent, chronic inflammatory disease, may also respond to fish oil supplements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)486-489
Number of pages4
JournalNutrition Reviews
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2004


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Food Science

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