Do doctors still recommend fish oil?
While research shows that people who eat dietary sources of fish oil at least twice a week have a lower risk of dying of heart disease, taking fish oil supplements seems to have little to no benefits to heart health.
Is fish oil still recommended for heart health?
Adding Omega-3s to Your Diet
The American Heart Association recommends eating fish at least once a week. Some studies have shown greater benefit from getting omega-3s from food as opposed to supplements. If you’re a fish-lover — or just don’t feel like taking fish oil in pill form — that’s fine.
Does fish oil clean arteries?
A drug made from a highly purified form of EPA (an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish) appears to help reduce plaque in the heart’s arteries, according to a study published online Aug.