Oily fish reduces stroke risk
Fish lovers, here’s something that will even increase your craving for it. According to a new study, eating fish at least twice a week helps in reducing the risk of getting a stroke.
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A study by a team of international researchers has found out that people who eat a variety of oily fish such as sardines, salmon and mackerel have a less chance of developing heart diseases. The reason behind this is that marine foods are enriched with omega-3 fatty acids, which is known to reduce the risk of heart problems.
But the researchers considerably warned people of going for fish-oil supplements.
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The scientists examined through almost 38 studies involving 800,000 people in over 15 countries. They discovered that serving on fish reduces the stroke risk by 6 percent. People with 5 or more servings per week have a reduced stroke risk of 12%.
That’s something amazing! Isn’t it?
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Source: Onlymyhealth editorial team Nov 01, 2012
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