Omega 3 Linked with Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer, finds study

Omega 3 Linked with Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer, finds studyAccording to a study that has been published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, it has been unveiled that Omega 3 is associated with increased risk of prostate cancer.

In order to reach at the above given conclusion, the study researchers carried out study at cancer centers in America. In the study, 35,000 men, who were aged more than 50 years, took part in the study.

Main aim of the study was to assess whether fish oil capsule benefit men or not. After taking out lab values, study resaerchers noted one thing that rise in Omega 3 values was linked with increased risk of prostate cancer.

For now, it has not been unveiled that Omega 3 levels that have been found in participants have been due to supplements or due to diet. On the other hand, the Council for Responsible Nutrition has criticized the research for not being able to find the missing link that has led to rise in Omega 3 levels in the volunteers.

"It can only purport to show an association between higher plasma levels of Omega 3 fatty acids and those whom the researchers advise had an increased rate of prostate cancer", said Duffy MacKay, Vice President of the Council for Responsible Nutrition about the study.

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