Too Many Omega-3s May Not Be Good

Are you taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements or eating lots of fatty fish because of their anti-inflammatory properties? Researchers have found that men who consumed the most fatty fish or took the most fish oil supplements experienced a 43% increased risk for prostate cancer compared to those eating the least. They also observed a 71% increased risk for aggressive prostate cancer–the kind that is often fatal. 

PositiveTip: Men in particular should consider the potential risks of eating lots of fatty fish or taking fish oil supplements.