SLASH Heart Disease Risk Up To 40%!
They say you are what you eat.
Well, I might as well grow some gills because I eat a LOT of oily fish, like salmon and herring.
If you have a family history of heart disease, foods like these should also be regular fare in your home.
And when I explain why, I’ll bet your NEXT destination will be the fish counter…
Incredibly, it turns out a diet loaded with omega-3-rich foods could SLASH your risk of developing cardiovascular disease as much as 40 percent!
You likely have heard that fish oil is excellent for your brain health, but omega-3s offer impressive benefits for your heart as well.
Heart disease can be hereditary or environmental. So, researchers wanted to look more closely at family history to see if diet could reduce genetic risks.
They focused on data from 15 studies, including 40,000 heart disease-free people.
The researchers found that folks with a family history AND low levels of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA had a 40 percent INCREASED risk of developing heart disease during the follow-up period.
However, those with a family history of the illness who didn’t have low omega-3 levels only had a 25 percent increased risk.
The study looked at blood levels of omega-3s, as opposed to relying on self-reported data, which can sometimes be unreliable.
This gives us a far more reliable picture of the connection between omega-3s and heart health.
The vital thing to understand about EPA and DHA is that your body CAN’T produce these omega-3s on its own. You HAVE to get them through your diet.
And the BEST source of omega-3s is the fatty fish I mentioned earlier, including salmon, herring, mackerel, and sardines.
We can ALL benefit from consuming more EPA and DHA.
But if you have a family history of heart disease or a close family relative with the condition, you could get even greater benefits.
P.S. My TOP 5 reasons to take fish oil DAILY.
“Role of Polyunsaturated Fat in Modifying Cardiovascular Risk Associated With Family History of Cardiovascular Disease: Pooled De Novo Results From 15 Observational Studies,” Circulation. 2024; 149: 305–316, doi. org /10.1161/ CIRCULATIONAHA. 123.065530
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