According to CNN, the newest researches warn that the Omega-3 fats are increasing the possibility of cancer.
The research points that this dietary supplement increases the chances of prostate cancer.
Three experts from New Zeland conducted this research, but they don’t clarify how the Omega-3 fats are impairing the health.
They say that the Omega-3 can’t improve everyone’s health – the research showed that the one’s with high concentration of Omega-3 in their blood indicated 43% higher risk of prostate cancer development than the one’s with lower concentration.
According to the results, Dr. Brasky says that the men with a family history of prostate cancer, should speak to their doctors, is the fish oil safe for them, because the pills have the tendency to contain concentrated doses of Omega-3.
The prostate cancer is the most common kind of cancer in men. The latest statistics show that most of the men who at the end will develop a prostate cancer, will live long enough. Only certain kinds of cancer are with higher risk of serious health problems.
“We have a tendency to talk about good and bad food, good and bad nutrients, but it’s not like that – not everything that is healthy for one person, has the same effect for another person” – says Dr. Theodor Brasky, professor at the Ohio State University and main author of the study.
Some nutrients found in the fish oil could increase the oxidant damage of the DNA cells, a similar effect caused by stress, which could transform into fertile ground for the cancer to develop.
Intake of Omega-3 fats into organism is recommended as a good protection of the heart disease development.
According to the epidemiologists, the fish oil, or the fatty acids it contains, should be consumed by the healthy people, as a prevention of numerous heard diseases.