Men might want to shun fish oils, stu...

Men might want to shun fish oils, study shows

There are 1 comment on the Seattle Times story from Jul 10, 2013, titled Men might want to shun fish oils, study shows. In it, Seattle Times reports that:

Taking fish-oil supplements or even eating too much fatty fish may be linked to an increased risk for prostate cancer, according to a new study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Bryn Mawr, PA

#1 Jul 10, 2013
Sometimes I wonder about studies like these.

Moderation. Anything to excess is not good. It's been known for years that too much vitamin A is not good for you as are some other fat soluble vitamins. Also unless you burn alot of vitamins they will sit in your system/fat cells in many cases. The couch potatoe will not burn as much as a gym rat.

The omega threes are fat soluble supplements. Some recommend taking them 3 times a day. Most won't need or can't handle 3 a day. Especially if taking other fat solubles. I also wonder about the gelatin coatings as well. Ever feel how hard that coating gets on older vitamins-it gets hard as a rock.

Also alot of vitamins need to be taken in combination with or without others for proper absorbtion. Some vitamins are best if taken with a meal.

I'd like to know were those in this study sedentary, athletes or had a physical job. How were the omega 3s administered; by gelatin coated pill or liquid. What other foods and vitamins were the participants taking. What was their existing cancer risks/history.

I started taking omega 3s for cholestorel and my joints became less stiff. It's one of those things if I don't take it for awhile I notice it.

Need to see more studies and more information on this one before I abandonship on supplements like omega 3s.

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