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Old 04-23-2011, 04:22 PM   #1
Suzanne 3FC
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Default Study pours water on omega-3 weight loss possibility

This article is a few months old, but there are still diet pill companies promoting Omega 3 as a weight loss aid.

A team of researchers from The Cooper Institute in the US set out to investigate whether the addition of supplementation with omega-3 fatty acid, in conjunction with diet and exercise, would facilitate greater weight loss over a six month period.
Omega-3 fatty acids were not effective as an adjunct for weight loss in this otherwise healthy, overweight population, they concluded.

The study did show that Omega 3 fatty acids are good for the cardiovascular system, as shown in other studies. Weight loss - not so much.

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