Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements: Too Much of
a Good Thing?
Touted as beneficial for cardiac health, omega-3 fatty acids are popular supplements in forms such as fish oil.
A new study, however, warns that too much of the long chain polyunstaurated fatty acids can adversely affect the immune system. The problem, according to the authors, is that no one knows how much is too much, even with many products now fortified with omega-3s.