Some scientists say the Fatty Acid, Omega-3 is not all it’s cracked up to be.
Omega-3 can be found in fatty fish and some plant and nut oils, and many studies have shown it can lower the risk of heart disease.
However in a review of 89 studies that measured the effect of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on heart attack, death, cancer and strokes, researchers didn't find any clear benefit of Omega-3s in reducing the risk of those health hazards.
Experts say more studies are needed, and consumers should continue eating fish and foods high in Omega-3 despite the research.
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