Clinical Focus: Fish Oil — Why aren’t you taking it? Part 1


Up to 91 percent of Americans are omega-3 deficient and a Harvard study ranked omega-3 deficiency as the eighth leading cause of preventable death. Omega-3s are considered “essential” because the body cannot make them and must ingest them from external sources. Omega-3s benefit the body in countless ways, from brain and heart health to boosting mood and skin health. Omega-3s are particularly notable for cardiovascular health. So why isn't everyone taking them? Dr. Hoffman is joined by Hoffman Center Nutritionist Leyla Muedin to detail and refute many of the reasons people don't take fish oil. Click HERE for part 2.

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