Here is some important, positive news about fish oil which is circulating among a number of different media outlets:
Fish Oil Counters Chemotherapy Weight Loss
Fish Oil Helps Cancer Patients Maintain Weight During Chemotherapy, Study Finds
By Matt McMillen – WebMD Health News
March 1, 2011 — Fish oil may counter weight loss in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, according to a new study published in the online edition of the journal Cancer.
In the study, researchers at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, enrolled 40 patients with non-small-cell lung cancer. They were all in the early stages of treatment. Sixteen of those patients took 2.2 grams of fish oil per day, while the remaining 24 received standard care. The study, which lasted about 10 weeks, ran until the patients completed their initial chemotherapy treatments.
The majority of patients in the study who supplemented their diet with fish oil, which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, either maintained or gained weight…
Read more by going to: Fish oil key to maintaining weight during chemotherapy.
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