DHA Omega-3 Reduces Liver Fibrosis Risks by 65%, study says…
A particular omega-3 fatty acid has been found to be a powerful weapon against liver inflammation and fibrosis, which are becoming increasingly common as the number of overweight Americans continues to rise.
Researchers at Oregon State University have found that the omega-3 acid known as DHA — short for docosahexaenoic acid — reduces proteins involved in the development of liver fibrosis by more than 65 percent and, as a result, may be a potent weapon in the prevention of the disease. A second type of omega-3 — EPA, short for eicosapentaenoic acid — had comparatively little effect on preventing the fibrosis, or scarring.
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