Submitted to: Nutrition Reviews
Publication Type: Review article
Publication Acceptance Date: 9/1/2004
Publication Date: 9/1/2004
Citation: Stephensen, C.B. 2004. Fish oil and inflammatory disease: is asthma the next target for n-3 fatty acid supplements?. Nutrition Reviews. 62(12):486-9. Interpretive Summary:
Technical Abstract: Eating fish or taking n-3 fatty acid supplements can decrease the risk and severity of cardiovascular disease. Such supplements also provide symptomatic relief for rheumatoid arthritis patients. Recent research suggests that another highly prevalent, chronic inflammatory disease, asthma, may also respond to fish oil supplements.