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  2. Mar 17, 2021

Fish Oil Does Not Prevent Arrhythmias

Researchers found that fish oil does not reduce the risk of developing atrial fibrillation, the most common disturbance of heart rhythm. Similarly, vitamin D supplements have no protective effect against arrhythmias. The findings were published in JAMA.


Albert CM, Cook NR, Pester J, et al. Effect of marine omega-3 fatty acid and vitamin D supplementation on incident atrial fibrillation: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2021;325(11):1061-1073. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.1489

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