Experts Advise Cancer Patients to Avoid Fish Oil Supplements During Chemo

April 5, 2015 11:47 AM

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It’s common knowledge that fish, or more specifically fish oils are among the healthiest things a person can eat in order to maintain strong natural defenses. However, a disconcerting new discovery suggests that for individuals currently undergoing chemotherapy cancer treatment, it may be advisable to take a step back from fish and to avoid fish oil supplements altogether.

New research carried out in the Netherlands uncovered evidence to suggest that certain fish oil supplements could encourage cancer cells to assemble once again after chemotherapy, effectively reducing the treatment’s ability to fight the deadly disease. Experts have since suggested that in the absen...

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