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Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation does not appear to affect CV outcomes

KEY POINT

Results of a comprehensive systematic review from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) on the effects of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on select cardiovascular (CV) outcomes concluded that these supplements do not appear to have an impact on the risk of major CV events, all-cause death, sudden cardiac death, revascularization, or high blood pressure (BP).

SOURCES

a href="https://effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/topics/fatty-acids-cardiovascular-disease/clinician/">Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Omega-3 fatty acids and cardiovascular disease: Current state of the evidence. Available at: Accessed September 1, 2017.